Paris Weather April Averages, France
What's The Weather Like in Paris in April?
Is Paris Warm In April?
Daily highs tend to range from 13°C to 17°C throughout April, only exceeding 23°C or falling below 8°C one day out of every ten. Daily low temperatures fluctuate between 5°C and 8°C, almost never dropping below 1°C or rising above 12°C.
Highest and Lowest April Temperatures in Paris
The highest temperature recorded in Paris in April during recent times is 28°C, with the lowest temperature ever recorded for this month being -3°C.
How Much Does It Rain In Paris In April?
Paris is subject to an average of 25mm of rainfall spread across 14 days each month, so there is a good chance you'll get at least some type of precipitation during your visit.
Does It Snow In Paris In April?
On average, snow falls in Paris on one day each April. Snow lying on the ground and accumulating is almost unheard of at this time of year.
Fog in Paris in April
Despite the rainfall and chance of snow, Paris is affected by foggy conditions on less than one day each April.
Average Sunshine Hours
Paris enjoys an average of nine hours of sunshine each day throughout April.
In April, wind speeds tend to vary between light and moderate.
Paris Hotels in April
Le Fabe Hotel
The three-star Le Fabe Hotel is a brand new hotel, known for its contemporary design and bright, artsy decor. It's located within Montparnasse, close to Saint Germain des Pres, where you'll find loads of bars, restaurants, theatres and entertainment venues.
Accommodation comes in the form of three room types cosy, charm and pleasure each of which features a flat-screen TV, free WiFi access, minibar, private bathroom with hairdryer and soundproofing. Some rooms also come with a coffee machine.
Onsite services and facilities include free WiFi access throughout, breakfast room which hosts a continental breakfast buffet, bar, sauna and private paid parking nearby. The Pernety Metro Station is only 280m away.
La Manufacture is a 19th century three-star boutique hotel set on the Left Bank of the 13th arrondissement, just a short distance from the Latin Quarter, which provides shops, bars, restaurants and tourist attractions. The hotel is decorated in a modern style, with Alberto Conti paintings and Philippe Hurel furniture.
Guests can choose between 57 standard double, standard single, standard double plus, comfort double, superior double and connecting double rooms, each of which features flat-screen TV, free WiFi access, private bathroom with hairdryer and balcony.
Within the hotel you'll find free WiFi access throughout, option to have continental breakfast served in your room or the breakfast room and one onsite bar. Note that no parking is available.
Hotel Champerret Heliopolis
For a more budget-friendly option, consider Hotel Champerret Heliopolis. Situated just a short distance away from the Espace Champerret Exhibition Centre, Champs-Elysees, La Défense and the Eiffel Tower, this three-star hotel provides guests with single, double, twin and triple rooms.
Each guestroom comes with free WiFi access, flat-screen satellite TV and private bathroom with hairdryer. Onsite services and facilities are limited to luggage storage, free WiFi access throughout and paid public parking nearby, but this is reflected in the cheap room rates.
Hotel Jardins d'Eiffel
Hotel Jardins d'Eiffel boasts one of the most prestigious locations in the whole of Paris just a stone's throw away from the Eiffel Tower. Here you'll find 81 warmly-decorated standard and privileged rooms. Each guestroom includes free WiFi access, international TV and private bathroom with bath or shower and hairdryer.
Privileged rooms also boast a courtesy tray, bathrobes and some come with full or partial views of the Eiffel Tower. Within the hotel you'll find a garden and terrace, continental breakfast buffet served in your room or the breakfast room and free newspapers in the lobby. Small pets such as cats and dogs are allowed.
Bars and Restaurants
Make a visit to Bistrot Victoires for no-nonsense French grub in vintage-style surroundings. Situated right round the corner from Le Palais Royal, this classic Parisian eatery is perennially popular among locals and serves classics such as steak-frites and a variety of other dishes. Bistros of this kind are becomingly increasingly hard to find in the French capital, so expect it to be busy - you'll understand why when you visit!
La Maree Jeanne
Seafood comprises a large component of French cuisine and La Maree Jeanne brings the finest catches of the Breton coast to the heart of Paris. Located in Les Halles, the restaurant serves a mouth-watering variety of fresh fish dishes in a number of styles, from oysters, to langoustine tart and crab mousse. There's also an excellently matched selection of wines on offer to wash down your meal with.
For something a bit simpler, head to the Creperie Broceliande. As the name suggests, this eatery offers a plethora of crepes and is a huge hit with Parisians and tourists alike. If you don't have much of a sweet tooth, you needn't worry, as there's a variety of savoury additions on the menu. This is the place to go if you're after a light lunch or afternoon snack, in a characteristically Parisian setting.
Bar Le Perchoir
The iconic Paris skyline makes the city the ideal place for rooftop drinks and there are countless bars commanding views over the town at dusk.
The warmer weather at this time of year, combined with the longer evenings, make this a great time to get outdoors again and take in the vistas over an evening drink, and Bar Le Perchoir is the ideal place to do this. This wildly popular bar allows 350-degree views over the surrounding area and stocks beers and wines from all corners of the globe.
If the weather isn't up to much, then visit the characterful Requin Chagrin in the Latin Quarter of the city. This is a quintessential Parisian bar which oozes charm, and it's always busy, thanks to a combination of wallet-friendly drinks prices, a sturdy selection of beers and generous opening times.
Things to do in Paris in April
The weather can be quite mild and dry in April, so make the most of it by visiting as many outdoor attractions as you can. The River Seine flows right through the heart of Paris and provides the ideal place to enjoy a romantic spring stroll or bike ride.
If you're looking for a fantastic photo opportunity, make sure you stand on one of the bridges and take a photo facing downriver. To make your visit to the River Seine really memorable, sign up for one of the many boat trips or cruises which sail up and down the river.
Arc de Triomphe
Situated in the Place de l'toile, the Arc de Triomphe is one of Paris' most famous monuments. A link between the old and new Paris, this symbol of the French nation is one of the most photographed structures in the country, so make sure you take your camera with you and snap a few photos whilst you're there.
The Arc de Triomphe honours those who fought and consequently died during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Walls and is decorated with carvings of their names intertwined with intricate artwork and sculptures. Whilst the view from the ground is spectacular, it's even better if you climb the 400 steps to the top, from where you can enjoy panoramic vistas which stretch across the city for miles.
Paris is full of beautiful parks and Luxembourg Gardens is one of the best. Tucked in between Saint-Germain-des-Prés and the Latin Quarter, this attraction was constructed in 1612 and covers 25 hectares of land which is spit into French and English gardens.
Some of the highlights of the gardens include a geometric forest, pond, apple orchard, apiary, orchid greenhouse, statues and the Medici fountain. There is always something exciting going on here, with puppet shows, children's rides and slides, giant chess sets, tennis courts and remote control boats hosted regularly throughout spring.
Musee de la Musique
If you'd like to visit a museum during your holiday in Paris, consider checking out the Musee de la Musique. This innovative music museum is home to a concert hall, a restored collection of instruments and interactive computers, as well as scale models of opera houses and concert halls.
One of the best ways to experience the museum is by signing up for the audio tour which is available in several languages. As well as providing you with oodles of information about each exhibition, the audio tours play the appropriate instrument as you approach each display, providing a fun way to learn.
Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation
The Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation Deportation Memorial is another attraction definitely worth visiting during your stay in Paris. Erected in 1962, this memorial is dedicated to the victims of the deportation and remembers the 160,000 residents of France including 76,000 Jews, 11,000 of whom were children who were deported to Nazi concentration camps where they were killed in World War II.
A must-visit for history buffs, the Mémorial des Martyrs de la Déportation is a striking reminder of everything the people of Paris went through during the war.
April events in Paris
Foire du Trone
1st April 2020 to 30th April 2020
The Foire du Trone is held at the Pelouse de Reuilly and is the largest temporary funfair in Europe which attracts around five million visitors each year who come to admire the circus performers, freak shows, live entertainment, rides and flashing lights.
1st April 2020 to 30th April 2020
Throughout Easter, the Cathedral Notre Dame holds special services, the most popular of which take place on Good Friday and Easter Sunday. On these days, the first masses take place at 8:30am, followed by the ringing of the bourdon Emmanuel, Easter laudes, Messe de la RÃ©surrection and Easter vespers before final masses at 6:30pm.
5th April 2020
The Paris Marathon takes in some of the biggest and best landmarks of the city, including the Place de la Bastille and Place de la Concorde. The race starts off at the Champs-ElysÃ©es and ends at Foch Avenue. Hundreds of runners from around the globe visit Paris to take part in the marathon, with even more making the journey just to watch.
Dimanches au Galop
5th April 2020 to 26th April 2020
The Dimanches au Galop take place at the Longchamp Racecourse on Route des Tribunes in the Bois de Boulogne every Sunday in April and May. Six races take place each Sunday alongside various shows, celebrity guests, live performances, pony clubs and show riding. You'll also find educational chats to attend, riding lessons for children and horse interaction opportunities.