April Weather Averages for Chicago, Illinois, USA

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in April

The weather in April in Chicago is gearing up for the warmer summer weather, but is still wildly unpredicatable, The only dependable fact when it comes to the weather in Spring in Chicago is its changeable nature.

Temperature
The average daily temperature for Chicago in April is a relatively warm 15°C, but this can still drop to  4°C on average.

The important thing to remember though, is that it is ...

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  • Temperature Temperature 10°C 49°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 15°C 59°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 4°C 39°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 7 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 97 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 12 days

Daily April Averages for Chicago

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Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
°C 7 6 7 5 6 7 6 7 8 6 9 10 9 10 13 11 11 13 10 10 10 9 10 11 13 13 11 9 10 11
°F 45 43 45 41 43 45 43 45 46 43 48 50 48 50 55 52 52 55 50 50 50 48 50 52 55 55 52 48 50 52

What's the Weather Like in Chicago in April

The weather in April in Chicago is gearing up for the warmer summer weather, but is still wildly unpredicatable, The only dependable fact when it comes to the weather in Spring in Chicago is its changeable nature.

Temperature
The average daily temperature for Chicago in April is a relatively warm 15°C, but this can still drop to  4°C on average.

The important thing to remember though, is that it is out of the freezing temperatures on average, and thus past the bleak winter weather of January. Pack layers of clothes to wear to keep yourself prepared for every eventuality.

Sunshine

The days are starting to get longer in Chicago, with the city experiencing on average 7 hours of sun per day in April.

Rain
The average rainfall experienced in Chicago during this month increases to 97 mm.

Things to do in Chicago in April

Baseball Season
While the weather may not herald the return of Spring, baseball season does, and April is the beginning of the Major Baseball Season.

Spring and Easter Flower Show
For all those who aren't interested in booking tickets to see a game, there is also the Spring and Easter Flower Show, which is held in the conservatory in Lincoln Park.
 

Chicago's International Film and Music Festival

Chicago's International Film and Music Festival showcases the talent of people in both the film and music industries.

International Antique Poster Fair
International Antique Poster Fair showing off vintage posters is also on in this month.

The Chicago Improv Festival 
The Chicago Improv Festival is another fun festival that occurs in April in the city.

The Latino Film Festival 
The Latino Film Festival showcases a number of current films from Latin America, Portugal, Spain and America.

April Fools Day at the Children's Museum 
April Fools Day at the Children's Museum is a day that involves storytellers showing children what the museum has to offer, with games too.


If you are in city in April, why not explore its historic landmarks or take advantage of the cultural attractions it offers.

There is also the wonderful architecture that you can enjoy just by walking round the city.




 

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