April Weather Averages for Las Vegas
What's the weather like in Las Vegas in April
The weather in Las Vegas, USA continues to improve in April, when the spring season is in full swing. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature begins at 17°C (created by highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C), before rising up to 18°C (highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C) by the middle month and peaking at 22°C (highs of...
April Daily Averages for Las Vegas
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What's the weather like in Las Vegas in April
The weather in Las Vegas, USA continues to improve in April, when the spring season is in full swing. At the beginning of the month, the average temperature begins at 17°C (created by highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C), before rising up to 18°C (highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C) by the middle month and peaking at 22°C (highs of 28°C and lows of 16°C) by the end of the month.
Even though it only happens on an average of once every ten days, temperatures can sometimes rise above 33°C or drop below 7°C in Las Vegas in April. The lowest temperature ever registered in Las Vegas in April is 3°C, whilst the highest temperature ever recorded in the city during this month is 37°C.
With mild average temperatures like these, April is a great time for everyone to visit Las Vegas – whether you plan on spending the majority of your time inside enjoying the casinos and shows, or outside taking in the sites and landmarks. To stay comfortable during your holiday, you'll need to bring a mixture of warm clothes – such as jeans and jumpers – as well as cooler clothes – like shorts and t-shirts.
The likelihood of precipitation making an appearance at some point during April decreases as the month progresses. The most common time to see rainfall is on April 1st, when it falls on 8% of days. This figure steadily drops throughout the month until it reaches 6% by April 30th. The most usual forms of precipitation for Las Vegas in April are light rain, moderate rain and thunderstorms. Throughout the month, the city receives an average of 4mm/0 inches of rainfall which is divided between three rainy days.
Average Sunshine Hours
Across April, Las Vegas boasts an average of 12 hours of sunshine each day, accompanied by a median cloud cover of 0%. This means that even if the temperatures aren't very warm, you'll still get to enjoy plenty of sunny days during your holiday in Las Vegas if you visit during April.
Because it's located in the desert, Las Vegas remains very dry throughout the year. In April, the relative humidity for the city fluctuates between 13% (very dry) and 44% (comfortable), almost never dropping below 6% (very dry) or exceeding 66% (mildly humid). The air tends to be at its driest around April 30th, when the relative humidity falls below 17% (dry) three days out of every four. On the other hand, the air is usually at its most humid around April 1st, when it rises above 32% (comfortable) three days out of every four.
Over the course of a typical January, normal wind speeds range between 0 m/s (calm) and 8 m/s (fresh breeze), very rarely going above 12 m/s (strong breeze). The highest average wind speed of 4 m/s (gentle breeze) occurs around April 9th, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 m/s, whilst the lowest average wind speed of 4 m/s usually happens around April 27th, when the average daily maximum wind speed is 8 m/s.
Las Vegas Hotels in April
Wynn Las Vegas
If you can afford to splash out on your holiday in Las Vegas, consider staying at the Wynn Las Vegas. This five-star luxury hotel provides four different accommodation options – Wynn Resort, Wynn Tower Suites, Encore Resort and Encore Tower Suites. Each of these accommodation options provides one-, two- and three-bedroom suites, many of which have views down onto the Las Vegas strip below.
The Hilton Grand Vacations Suites
The Hilton Grand Vacations Suites are perfect for families and couples looking for a relaxing vacation. Found just ten minutes away from the strip, this hotel is within easy access of all the action, whilst also being far enough away to enjoy some peace and quiet. Guests can choose between studios, suites and accessible rooms, each of which comes with free WiFi access.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Las Vegas Tropicana
Holidaymakers travelling on a budget should consider staying at La Quinta Inn & Suites Las Vegas Tropicana. This 100% non-smoking hotel is situated only one mile away from the Las Vegas strip and offers guests queen-sized rooms, king-sized rooms, executive king-sized rooms and accessible rooms, each of which comes with free WiFi access and complimentary breakfast.
The Embassy Suites Las Vegas
When it comes to a mid-range hotel, the Embassy Suites Las Vegas is a top pick. Located just across the street from the famous Hard Rock Casino, this hotel is perfect for people who want to be close to plenty of things to see and do, but far enough away from the noise of the strip to relax. Some of the hotel's highlights include a shuttle service to the airport and the strip, fully-equipped fitness centre, outdoor heated pool and complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast.
Bars and Restaurants
The Cheesecake Factory
The Cheesecake Factory is perfect for families looking for child-friendly places to eat in Las Vegas. Located within Caesars Palace, this restaurant boasts more than 200 different dishes, each of which is freshly made from scratch each day. The restaurant is open throughout the week, serving anything from breakfast and brunch to dinners. The stars of the restaurants are of course their cheesecakes, of which there are 50 different kinds.
For something a bit more sophisticated, consider dining at the Country Club. Located within the Wynn Las Vegas golf course, this fine dining eatery serves brunch, weekday lunch and dinner from Wednesday to Saturday and is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner or corporate lunch. If the weather is warm enough, you'll have the opportunity to dine outside next to the fountain, where you can browse the extensive meat, fish and vegetarian menus. There is a formal dress code for the Country Club, so make sure you dress appropriately.
For a speciality cocktail, you can't beat Centrifuge. Located inside the MGM Grand hotel next to the casino, this bar is open 24-7 and is known for its comprehensive selection of top quality cocktails. There is also popular music played throughout the day and night, TV screens peppered throughout the bar and entertainment in the form of dancing girls.
PRB Rock Bar & Grill
Found in the centre of the Las Vegas strip, PBR Rock Bar & Grill is the perfect blend of country and rock. Here you'll find scantily-clad cowgirl waitresses, a mechanical bull and a massive selection of local and international beers, plus cowboy themed cocktails which are served up in Mason jar drinking glasses. Live sporting events are broadcast on a number of TVs located inside and outside the bar, whilst bands, groups and DJs provide the musical entertainment.
Things to do in Las Vegas in April
Raiding the Rock Vault
If you're in the mood to take in a show, consider the top-rated Raiding the Rock Vault. Performances take place each night from Friday to Wednesday at 9pm at the Tropicana Theatre and re-tell the story of classic rock, with members of some of the greatest rock bands in history taking to the stage. Performers include musicians from Heart, Bad Company, Whitesnake, MSG, Survivor, Rough Cutt, Quiet Riot, Hurricane, Asia, Offspring, Lita Ford, Bon Jovi, Masters of Rock and Starship.
The Beatles LOVE by Cirque de Soleil
Beatles fans won't want to miss the opportunity to see the Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil. This show takes place at the Mirage from Thursday to Monday at 7pm and 9.30pm – there are no shows on Tuesdays or Wednesdays. What makes this show different from all the others in Vegas is that it takes a look at the lyrics of classic Beatles songs and acts them out, with 60 international actors, dancers, sportspeople and acrobats. After the show, don't forget to stop by the world's only licensed Beatles retail store to pick up some souvenirs.
Frankie Moreno Live
Frankie Moreno Live is an equally unique show worthy of a visit during your holiday in Las Vegas. Unlike the other musical performances which take place along the strip, Frankie Moreno Live sees the singer-songwriter step into the spotlight with the backing of his 10-piece band (which he writes all the music for), high-octane vocal skills and constantly updated songs and choreography. He performs a pleasing selection of oldie classics and contemporary new songs, making him popular with music lovers of all ages. Performances take place at the Stratosphere Hotel every night at 8pm between Wednesday and Saturday.
Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay
For something a bit different, check out the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay. Set within the hotel, visitors are transported to an underwater world where some of the greatest predators on the planet encircle a slowly sinking temple. Inhabited by sharks, piranhas, sea turtles and a number of reptiles, this attraction really makes for a fascinating day of family fun.
Couples visiting Las Vegas may want to experience a novel gondola ride at the Venetian Hotel and Resort, particularly as the weather warms up at this time of year. While the surroundings of the hotel don't quite exactly match up to the waterways of Venice, it's nonetheless a fun way to spend an afternoon, and an integral part of the Vegas landscape and general aesthetic.