What's the weather like in Dublin in April
With spring starting to show its bright, sunny face during this time of the year, the city warms up and lush green, and bright, pretty colours start making their presence known.
The average temperature during this time of the year in Dublin measure about 8 degrees Celsius and the highs and lows average between 11 degrees Celsius and 5 degrees Celsius respectively.
Humidity & Rainfall
The city of Dublin experiences about 50mm of rainfall on an average over a period of 22 rainfall days.
The city of Dublin experiences about 5.4 sunshine hours over the course of the month.
The length of the day rapidly increases over the course of April, with an average increase over the course of the month to be about 1 hour, 58 minutes.
The average sea temperature during the month of April in Dublin is about 9 degrees Celsius or 48 degrees Fahrenheit.
In this time of the year, the average sea temperature increases gradually on an average in the city of Dublin.
The average hourly wind speed in Dublin decreases during April, from about 13.6 miles per hour to 12.4 miles per hour over the course of the month of April.
The average wind direction in Dublin during April is predominantly out from the west from April 1stto the 24thand out from the south from April 24th to April 30th.
While the city warms up for spring during this time of the year, the city is still cold and icy, and would require you to pack warm, winter clothes.
In addition to warming accessories like socks, mittens, scarves, gloves and hats, a trip to the city of Dublin would require you to pack an extra umbrella in case of an occasional shower.
Dublin Hotels in April
The Belvedere Hotel
A great mid-ranged accommodation choice located at a 2-minute walk from the Garden of Remembrance memorial, at a distance of 4 km from Phoenix Park and 3 km from the Guinness Storehouse Museum, The Belvedere Hotel is a laid-back hotel offering airy, modern rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, and tea & coffee-making equipment. In addition to the above facilities, the amenities on offer are an Irish breakfast buffet, a relaxed bar and grill restaurant featuring traditional pub grub and live entertainment.
A great low-price hostel for travellers on a budget, the Ashfield Hostel is a funky budget hostel located at a 7-minute walk from nightlife in Temple Bar and a distance of 2 km from the Guinness Storehouse. The hostel has colourful mixed and single-sex dorms with bold patterns that accommodate up to 18 people and offers free Wi-Fi and en suite bathrooms. Also included are a breakfast buffet, a fully equipped communal kitchen with complimentary tea and coffee, and also a bright common room with a flat-screen TV, board games, a book exchange and computers. In addition to the above facilities, the amenities include lockers, safes, a shuttle to Dublin Airport, free daily walking tours and pub crawls.
Charleville Lodge Hotel
Another budget accommodation for budget travellers is the Charleville Lodge Hotel. This hotel is set in a row of Victorian townhouses, and sits on a tree-lined residential street in the neighbourhood of Phibsborough. Situated at a distance of 2 km from the city centre, 3.2 km from the International Financial Services Centre and 3.6 km from Trinity College, this refined hotel offers classic rooms with traditional furnishings, free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs and en suite bathrooms with showers. The hotel offers full Irish breakfast (at an additional charge), a pair of meeting rooms, a quaint cafe serving modern Irish cuisine, an elegant guest lounge with an ornate fireplace and also a licensed bar.
Arlington Hotel is an upscale accommodation facility located on a waterfront promenade by the River Liffey, at a 5-minute walk from Luas light rail, the Abbey Theatre, and the nightlife and restaurants of Temple Bar. This bright hotel occupying a Georgian building just off the city centre's main street, is decorated with simple furnishings and colourful accents, offering free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, desks, tea and coffee-making facilities, informal sitting areas and room service. Along with modern rooms, the amenities on offer are a medieval-themed restaurant/bar offering a riverfront terrace, nightly live Irish music and dance shows with 3-course dinners, and full Irish breakfast (at an additional charge).
Bars and Restaurants
Dera Restaurant Dublin
This Pakistani restaurant located in a great location has got an amazing menu and helpful and friendly wait staff. The beautifully decorated restaurant serves brilliant tasting Pakistani and Indian food and is located on Parnell Street in the city of Dublin. In addition to the food, the interior of the restaurant is authentic, and the surroundings gorgeous. With the restaurant's great oriental atmosphere, the place does offer you a great cultural food experience. Overall, if you are in the mood for some great Desi food, visit the Dera Restaurant.
In the mood to have some great tasting Mediterranean food? Keshk Café is a lively modern café with a patio that serves lovely Egyptian, Turkish and Greek dishes and is quite famous for middle-eastern food among the locals and tourists alike. With its flexible BYOB service, the restaurant has a continuous stream of people coming in and is easily one of the most famous and recommended Egyptian restaurants in town. The restaurant has a great menu and also has a high level service.
The Vintage Kitchen
Would you like to enjoy some great Irish food in a lively, relaxing BYOB setting? This vintage-style restaurant located in the older part of Dublin and set between the famous river Liffey and the iconic Trinity College. The restaurant serves quality food with a professional yet friendly service in a warm and cosy atmosphere. The Vintage Kitchen also serves a very small selection of vintage arts and crafts, and makes for a fun tour around while here. You may even purchase some of it if you like. Overall, a lovely Irish restaurant with a friendly setup!
Hard Rock Café
The Hard Rock Café is Dublin's rock and roll themed chain that has a high energy vibe and which serves burgers & delicious American classics. The restaurant is located in the heart of Dublin and serves delicious food, has a great atmosphere and live music. The staff at Hard Rock Café offers great attention to detail and a great caution for food allergens and dietary requirements. Overall, like all other restaurants associated with the Hard Rock Café chain, this one too is wonderful in terms of food, atmosphere and service.
Things to do in Dublin in April
Guinness Storehouse offers tourists an unforgettable brewery experience and tells the tale of Ireland's most famous beers and also includes tastings as well as a rooftop bar. This is a self-guided walk-through tour where you can take time to view and experience all the many presentations. This place will ensure that you have a great time soaking up the culture and rich history of Arthur Guinness and his contribution to Dublin, Ireland and Beer. This is a wonderful choice of visit, even if you are only remotely interested in the historical significance of Guinness and its importance in Ireland.
Located just off the Dame Street in Dublin, the Dublin Castle is a major Irish government complex, conference centre, and tourist attraction, famous as the seat of the British government's administration in Ireland up until 1922. This place being Dublin's historical heart, make sure you take part in the guided tour that is offered here. With lots of associated history to it, the Dublin Castle tour will give you a rich learning experience and is worth the visit. Apart from the rich learning that is in store, you will definitely love the antique set up as well as the amazing woodwork inside the palace rooms.
Irish National War Memorial Gardens
Irish National War Memorial Gardens is one of Dublin's sweet hidden gems and has some amazing architecture. The beautiful gardens are inviting, peaceful and picturesque and offer lovely hidden spots for relaxation and a quiet, lazy stroll. The gardens are peaceful and have a serene vibe, and a river flowing nearby adds a unique freshness to the surroundings. With an incredible array of flowering plants, the Irish National War Memorial Gardens is great for picnics and definitely a place for the whole family. It has plenty of parking, well-kept lawns, beautiful water fountains and amazing views. Definitely a respite from the hustle and bustle of the city!