Buenos Aires Weather April Averages, Argentina
What's the Weather Like in Buenos Aires in April
Temperatures continue to decrease at a steady rate in the city of Buenos Aires during April. Average daily temperatures vary between 14C (57.2F) and 23C (73.4F), in general. However, these values tend to stretch either direction, with maximum temperatures rising up to 27C (80.6F) and minimum decreasing down to 9C (48.2F). Considering average temperatures, Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina, is a cooler destination than Asuncion, the capital of neighboring Paraguay, this time of year.
At the beginning of this autumn month, average high temperatures are 23C (73.4F), while average low temperatures are 17C (62.6F). By the end of April, highs typically don't exceed 20C (68F), while lows drop down to 14C (57.2F). Days mostly feature comfortable temperatures (over 18C/64.4F), while nights are cool. However, the interval of pleasant temperatures grows rapidly shorter as the time passes. Initially, it lasts from around 9 am until 4 am. By the end of the month, the duration of this interval is roughly from 2 pm to 7 pm.
The sun shines on Buenos Aires between 6:15 and 7 hours per day on average during April. Projected on daylight hours, the sunny weather has almost the 60% share against cloudy weather. From the statistical point of view, overcast or mostly cloudy conditions are on the moderate increase in the course of April. The chances that any day will feature cloud cover rise from 33% to 42% during this period. The probability of cloudy weather doesn't vary to a large extent from one period of the day to another.
Albeit the largest city of Argentina features denser cloud cover in this month, the overall precipitation decreases significantly. On average, this Argentinian destination receives around 100 mm/3.94 in of rainfall during April, which is less than in March for about the third. Rain occurs sporadically and usually doesn't last long. Typically, the city features between 8 and 10 rainy days in the course of the month.
Days in the first half of the month are more likely to be wet, with the chances of precipitation decreasing from 30% to 28%. In the second half of April, the likelihood of wet weather drops from 27% to 22%. Consequently, the later the rain falls, the lesser amount of rainfall it discharges. The possibility of rain is the highest at night (around 3 am) and the lowest at evening (around 9 pm).
The average speed of wind decreases at a slow pace in the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires during April. Initially, the wind speed is 4.7 m/s, dropping down to 4.5 m/s by the end of the month. In general, the wind is the strongest (up to 5.2 m/s) during late morning and the calmest (down to 3.8 m/s) during early evening. All these values remain within the limits of a gentle breeze.
This destination has the average relative humidity of around 76% this time of year. Depending on the air temperature, it could feel humid, comfortable or dry. Still, the chances of muggy conditions are low, while the possibility of oppressive conditions is very low.
Sunrise and sunset
The duration of daylight shortens in the course of April. April 1 has 11:43 hours of daylight, from 7:05 am to 6:48 pm. On April 30, sunrise takes place at 7:28 am, while sunset occurs at 6:12 pm, 10:44 hours later.
Average sea temperature
The sea temperature gets considerably cooler during the mid-autumn month in this destination. It usually varies between 17C (62.6F) and 21C (69.8F).
Extraordinary weather occurrences
Floods were the most serious natural hazards Argentina had to deal with recently. Some of these took place in the area around Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. Yet, floods were typically the outcome of abundant rainfall, which is less likely to happen this time of year.
Buenos Aires Hotels in April
Mid-autumn features lower hotel rates in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina. With lower expenses, good weather and pleasant temperatures, this shoulder season proves to be an ideal time for a trip to Queen of the Plata.
Hostel Estoril is a great choice for budget travelers, located near various attractions and bus and subway lines. It has private rooms, mixed dorms and female dorms on offer, featuring private or shared bathrooms. A rooftop terrace, bar, free Wi-Fi and air-conditioning are some additional facilities and amenities of the hostel.
Hotel Clasico is a centrally-located hotel, featuring rooms suitable for 2 guests. Every unit disposes of a flat-screen TV, safety deposit box, minibar and climate control. Free wireless internet is available throughout the property. Paid parking is near the hotel.
CasaCalma Hotel is a 4-star establishment located in the downtown area of Buenos Aires. The hotel's Superior and Deluxe rooms feature LCD TVs, DVDs, free internet access, Nespresso coffeemakers, Jacuzzis and safes among other amenities. CasaCalma is an eco-friendly establishment, made of appropriate materials and lending bamboo bikes.
Hotel Madero is a 5-star hotel, located in the modern Madero neighborhood. Its airy rooms and suites feature LCD TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi, minibars, air-conditioning and private balconies among other amenities. Some convenient facilities the guests benefit of are a spa, sauna, indoor pool, fitness center and a business center.
Bars and restaurants
The cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires boasts the culinary scene that caters to all budgets. People traveling on a tight budget don't need to spend more than a few USD (in the local currency) per day for food. But if you are more flexible in this regard, lunch menus are available for around 7 USD. Unavoidable steaks, empanadas and alfajores are some noteworthy specialties of Argentine cuisine. Bars and restaurants serving international specialties are available, too.
Smeterling Patisserie is a bakery selling a wide range of delicacies and a great coffee. Besides macarons, you can choose chocolate and fruit cakes, and cupcakes among other types of sweet specialties. Smeterling Patisserie is open daily except on Sunday from 10 am (11 am during holidays) to 8 pm.
El Banco Rojo
El Banco Rojo is an affordable eatery in the San Telmo neighborhood serving fast food. You will find beef and vegetarian burgers, empanadas and chicken wings among other dishes in the menu. The fast food restaurant is open daily except on Monday from noon to 00:30 am (11:30 pm on Sunday).
De Rosa Pizzeria
De Rosa Pizzeria is a mid-range, Italian-style restaurant. Besides pizzas, you can have empanadas here, as well. Note that you can use Visa to pay, but not MasterCard. De Rosa Pizzeria's opening hours are from 1 pm to 3 pm, and from 8 pm to 11 pm every day.
Aramburu Resto is an exclusive restaurant whose specialties feature various international touches. The extensive menu encompasses seafood, meat, delicacies and much more. The wine list is also comprehensive. Aramburu Resto is open from Tuesday to Saturday, and opening hours are from 8:30 pm to 10 pm.
Things to do in Buenos Aires in April
The Japanese Garden is one of the most tranquil and verdant areas of Buenos Aires, the Paris of South America. Set in the woods of Palermo, the complex features appealing design consisting of landscaped ponds, diverse flora, sculptures and mini waterfalls. Ponds and a small lagoon, spanned by red bridges, are home to goldfish and ducks, which you are free to feed. As for plants, you can examine Gingko, pine and bonsai trees among other flora. Plus, you will always see some species blossoming, regardless of the season.
International Book Fair in Buenos Aires
The Buenos Aires Book Fair is an annual event beginning in April and ending in May. It is one of the most important book fairs in the world, gathering writers and publishers from different meridians. The estimations are that over a million visitors attend this cultural event of a great significance every year.
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