Majorca Weather April Averages, Spain
What's the weather like in April in Majorca
The weather continues to brighten and improve in April in Majorca, Balearic Islands, when the spring season is underway. At the start of the month, the average temperature begins at around 12-13°C and slowly rises as the month advances until it climbs up to 15-16°C in the final few days. It's not as hot as parts of the Dominican Republic, such as Punta Cana, where temperatures can reach up to 31°C (88F) in April.
Is April a good time to go to Majorca?
Depending on what you're looking for, Majorca can be a good option for an April holiday break, with warm temperatures and plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy.
Throughout April, daily highs build up from 18°C (64F) in the first week up to 21°C (70F) in the final week, only exceeding 24°C (75F) or dropping below 15°C (59F) one day in 10. Daily low temperatures extend from 7°C (45F) at the start of April to 10°C (50F) by the end of the month, only exceeding 14°C (57F) or falling below 3°C (37F) one day in every 10.
Since the temperatures increase as the month goes on, the coolest days of the month are found towards the beginning and the hottest days generally come at the end of the month.
The highest temperature ever recorded for April in Majorca is 29°C (84F), with the lowest ever temperature being -1°C (30F). When compared to the average monthly temperature of 13°C (55F), it's clear to see these temperatures are extreme and not the norm.
Is Majorca warm in April?
Obviously temperatures are beginning to increase as summer approaches. In April 2018, the month enjoyed constant sunshine with very little cloud cover. The highest average temperature was 21°C, in the final week of the month.
April 2017 followed the same pattern, with just one day of rainfall. However, average temperatures were slightly lower for the month overall.
With around 42mm of rainfall spread across nine days throughout the month, there's a small chance you'll experience some precipitation during your holiday. Moderate rain is the most highly anticipated type of rainfall for April, followed by light rain, thunderstorms and drizzle. Heavy rain and snow is exceptionally unlikely to occur in Majorca during this month, although it's almost certain you'll experience cloudy spells during your holiday. The average cloud coverage on any day throughout the month is 42% and gradually decreases as the month progresses.
Although April is generally considered as a popular time to visit Majorca when the weather is pleasant, it was the cloudiest month of the year in 2013, with 13% of days being more cloudy than clear.
The probability of precipitation drops from 32% at the start of the month down to 31% by the end. Moderate rain is most likely around April 12th, light rain on April 18th, thunderstorms on April 27th and drizzle around April 12th.
Average Sea Temperature
At 16°C, the average sea temperature in Majorca in April is quite cool, despite the intense humidity.
Throughout the month, the humidity varies only slightly from mild to very, with April 5 being the most humid day and April 26 being the least.
There is an average of 10 hours of sunshine each day in Majorca in April, which is dependent on the cloud density. Just as daylight hours increase as the month advances, the amount of sunshine also develops as the month continues. Despite the daily sunshine, there are approximately four foggy days throughout April.
Majorca Hotels in April
Hotel Miramar in Puerto de Pollensa is perfect for couples and families looking for accommodation during their holiday in Majorca. This award-winning hotel offers a number of amenities, including swimming pool, spa, gym, WiFi, excursion booking, car hire, bars and restaurant.
Mar Calma Hotel
Also in Puerto de Pollensa, Mar Calma Hotel is another popular choice and offers 17 twin rooms, two single rooms and one suite. Guests can dine at the snack bar for breakfast, lunch and dinner and can take advantage of the free WiFi, beautician services, car rental and laundry service.
If you're on a tight budget, the Sotavento Apartments in Magaluf might be just what you're looking for. Here you'll find a selection of one- and two-bedroom apartments, as well as swimming pool, Jacuzzi, gym, supermarket, internet access, games room and free parking.
Vanity Suites Hotel & Spa
Vanity Suites Hotel & Spa in Cala Mesquida is ideal for couples seeking a romantic break. Just a short distance away from the beach, this hotel features landscaped gardens, swimming pools, Jacuzzi, bars, restaurants and a spa. Several golf packages are also available to guests.
When it comes to accommodation in Majorca, Paraiso Aparthotel in Sa Coma is a popular three star hotel close to the beach. Facilities include a buffet restaurant, swimming pool, family entertainment, free WiFi and kids' club, as well as an all-inclusive option.
Majorca Beaches for April
Cala d'Or Beach is a fantastic place to spend a day if the weather is warm and sunny. This Blue Flag bay is ideal for swimming and snorkelling, thanks to its gentle, clear waters. You'll find a small selection of facilities available here, including sun beds, parasols and some water sports. This beach gets very busy during the summer months, making April one of the best times to visit.
El Toro Beach
If you want to have a go at diving, visit El Toro beach where you'll find the Mar Balear dive centre at Port Adriano. The Marine Reserves here are full of marine life and sea grass, making them a top location for diving. If you'd rather soak up the sun on the beach, you'll be pleased to hear that the warm soft sand is perfect for lounging on and there is a great choice of supermarkets, shops and restaurants nearby.
Bars and Restaurants
Miti Di Palma Restaurant
When it comes to modern European dining, it doesn't get much better than Miti Di Palma Restaurant & Lounge Bar in Playa de Palma. Here you'll find an extensive menu packed with traditional dishes, each with a modern twist. There is also a comprehensive wine menu available, with something to suit each meal perfectly.
Cafe de la Mar
Restaurante Café de la Mar in Sa Coma is another popular place for dining in Majorca. Just a short walk away from the beach, this eatery offers a fantastic selection of fresh seafood, grilled meats and daily specials. Everything is cooked to order, so there may be a short wait for your meal, although everyone is offered a complimentary appetiser of bread and olives after ordering.
Tim's Bar in Port d'Andratx is a popular bar located on the harbour front. Here you'll find a great selection of beers, wines, spirits and cocktails, as well as complimentary WiFi. Each Saturday, the chill out bar adopts a nightclub atmosphere and plays dance music until the early morning.
Things to do in Majorca in April
Serre de Tramuntana
Serra de Tramuntana is one of the most popular attractions in Majorca and is a must for nature lovers. This mountain range is a UNESCO world heritage site on the northwest coast of the island and can be explored by car or on foot. During the winter months there is a chance that the roads and pathways will be covered in snow, but you shouldn't have to worry about this in April. Instead, you'll get to see plants and flowers blooming and may even get to see goats grazing on the land.
Ancient Roman Ruins
History buffs won't want to miss the chance to visit Pollentia a collection of ancient Roman ruins in Alcudia. Make sure you climb the Calvari Steps to see the amazing panoramic views from the top don't forget your camera. As well as the ruins, there is also a small church to see and a few cafes in the area. The village itself is very hilly with lots of steps, so make sure you're wearing sturdy footwear and be prepared for plenty of walking.