April Weather Averages for Los Angeles

What's the Weather like in Los Angeles in April 

Temperature 

Come April, the temperature in Los Angeles continues to creep up, getting slightly warmer than the preceding winter months. The average temperature during the month sits around 16°C (about 60°F). The average daily high temperature gets up to 21°C (around 70°F) and falls to a low of about 10°C (about 50°F).

Sunshine Hours 

The amount of average daily sunshine increases a...

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  • Temperature Temperature 16°C 60°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 21°C 70°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 10°C 50°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 12 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 25 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 4 days
  • Sea Temperature Sea Temperature 15°C 59°F

What's the Weather like in Los Angeles in April 

Temperature 

Come April, the temperature in Los Angeles continues to creep up, getting slightly warmer than the preceding winter months. The average temperature during the month sits around 16°C (about 60°F). The average daily high temperature gets up to 21°C (around 70°F) and falls to a low of about 10°C (about 50°F).

Sunshine Hours 

The amount of average daily sunshine increases an hour over March, with an average of 12 hours of sunlight each day during the month. Be sure to pack your sunglasses or hat; your chances of having a sunny day on any given April day is 55 percent.

Rain

The weather is famously very changeable in the early spring months, and there is still a chance of a light shower during your visit. The average rainfall for April in Los Angeles is about 25mm, significantly lower than the preceding months. Rain falls an average of four days a month in April with only an 11 percent chance of rain on any given day, so do not worry if you forgot your umbrella or raincoat. The chance of a cloudy day in April is 20 percent.

With the comfortable temperatures, low chance of rain and abundant sunshine, April is a great time to explore Los Angeles, especially outdoor activities.

Average Sea Temperature 

The average sea temperature remains the same as the preceding months at around 15°C (about 59°F). Therefore, you still might not want to try swimming or watersports yet but you can definitely enjoy the warm sunshine on the beach.

Dress Code 

For sightseeing and everyday wear, you would be fine with lighter clothing such as t-shirts and shorts, but as evening temperatures are considerably lower, then longer sleeves and perhaps a lightweight jacket would be appropriate.

Los Angeles Hotels in April 

A boutique hotel in the Mid City West neighborhood of Los Angeles, the Orlando Hotel offers an intimate atmosphere at an affordable price. Room choices include regular rooms, deluxe patio rooms and upgraded suites. Other hotel amenities include valet parking, outdoor saltwater pool, fitness center and high-end honor bar.

The Garland boutique hotel in North Hollywood has self-proclaimed "retro-cool" rooms and a secluded setting on seven acres. The hotel offers a complimentary trolley to nearby Universal Studios, outdoor pool and hot tub with sundeck and poolside bar, daily activities for guests, and a gift shop with local, California-based merchandise and goods.

The Sofitel Los Angeles' 295 rooms and 38 suites come with state-of-the-art technology, spacious work centers, rainfall showers and French bath products. Guests also enjoy a contemporary French restaurant, swanky bar, spa, fitness center and heated pool. The hotel concierge can direct guests to local golf courses, tennis courts and bicycle rentals to enjoy the Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles Beach for April 

Leo Carrillo State Park has 1.5 miles of beaches for visitors to swim, surf and enjoy the Los Angeles weather. All up and down the beach, you find tide pools, coastal caves and reefs, and you can explore the inland too with numerous hiking trails. Leo Carrillo offers a shady campground if you want to extend your stay.

Another state-owned property, El Matador State Beach is made up of large rocks and sea caves, making for a beautiful landscape. Surfers love the beach because of the big swells all year round and sunbathers will love the plentiful sunshine.

Bars and Restaurants 

Found on the famous Sunset Boulevard, The Griddle Café serves up oversized pancakes, including their famous red velvet pancakes. The extensive breakfast and lunch menus also include French toast, eggs, omelets, tacos, sandwiches and burgers. This casual restaurant serves French press coffee, tea and even beer to go along with its food.

Si Laa Thai restaurant in Los Angeles is family-owned and gives guests home-cooked Thai dishes. Three generations of chefs cook up authentic Thai food like pad Thai, crispy duck and hot basil. Reservations are required Friday through Sunday and the restaurant sits and serves parties larger than six family style.

Downtown Los Angeles is home to Pitchoun! French bakery, selling high-quality baked goods and pastries, as well as sandwiches, salads and soups for lunches and light dinners. At Pitchoun! you will find French specialties like pan bagnat, kouign amann and bugnes. Pitchoun! only uses fresh, natural and organic ingredients with no GMOs or preservatives.

Things to do in Los Angeles in April 

Los Angeles welcomes the UCLA Jazz Reggae Festival in late April, which is a huge outdoor event with over 30,000 people enjoying music, dancing, and of course food and beer.

At this time of year, much of Southern California's plant life is blooming so it is an excellent time to take a trip to the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden. There are geographical gardens, such as the Mediterranean and South African areas, as well as the Prehistoric and Aquatic Gardens.

The famous MacArthur Park, located in central Los Angeles, boasts a lake fed by natural springs, a bandstand and an amphitheater. Regular concerts are held throughout the summer. Kids will love the playground and activities planned year-round.

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