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San Francisco Weather in April, USA


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San Francisco Averages April

  • What is Average Temperature?
    The average high temperature and the average low temperature for that month, on a daily basis, divided by 2 equals the average temperature for that month


  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    High Temperature

  • What is Average High Low Temperature?
    The sum of high temperatures/low temperatures divided by the number of days in that month, recorded daily

    Low Temperature

  • What is Average Day Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunrise and sunset

    Day Temperature

  • What is Average Night Temperature?
    The average temperature recorded between sunset and sunrise

    Night Temperature

  • What is Average Sea Temperature?
    Average daily sea temperatures and divided by the number of days in the month. Sea Temperatures are taken from buoys, ships and even satellites can calculate sea temperature based on energy that is radiated from the sea's surface

    Sea Temperature

  • What are Average Daily Sunshine Hours?
    Total sunshine hours for the month, divided by the number of days in the month. Sunshine hours are taken with a sunshine recorder, either a Campbell-Stokes recorder or an Eppley Pyreheliometer

    Sunshine Hours

    10 hours
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years

    Rainfall Days

    6 days
  • What is Average Rainfall?
    The amount of mm in rain for that month divided by the number of days, and the number of days that it rains during that month on average, over a given period of years


    38 mm

San Francisco Daily Averages April

April 2024 Daily Averages

1 Avg 15º 59º
2 Avg 14º 57º
3 Avg 14º 57º
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5 Avg 14º 57º
6 Avg 15º 59º
7 Avg 15º 59º
8 Avg 14º 57º
9 Avg 15º 59º
10 Avg 15º 59º
11 Avg 14º 57º
12 Avg 14º 57º
13 Avg 14º 57º
14 Avg 14º 57º
15 Avg 13º 55º
16 Avg 14º 57º
17 Avg 15º 59º
18 Avg 15º 59º
19 Avg 15º 59º
20 Avg 15º 59º
21 Avg 16º 61º
22 Avg 16º 61º
23 Avg 15º 59º
24 Avg 14º 57º
25 Avg 14º 57º
26 Avg 13º 55º
27 Avg 14º 57º
28 Avg 14º 57º
29 Avg 15º 59º
30 Avg 16º 61º
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What's the Weather like in San Francisco in April


April in San Francisco, USA is gradually getting warmer as spring begins moving into summer. The average temperature during this month is slowly beginning to rise to around 110C and the average high and low temperatures also rise from a day time high of 170C to an overnight low of 100C. The climate at this time of year is similar to that seen in Istanbul, Turkey, although there is less chance of rain in San Francisco. For visitors who prefer a little more warmth during the day, the months of July and August might be preferable as the average temperatures are higher during the summer. The highest recorded temperature in April was 340C in 1989 and the lowest recorded was -50C in 1996.


The average rainfall to be expected throughout April is 38mm that falls over around 6 days during the month. The amount of rain is gradually decreasing as the month goes on as the rainy winter season comes to an end and the dry summer approaches. Most precipitation seen during this month is light rain or drizzle and heavy downpours are fairly rare. The wettest April on record was in 1973 when 431mm of rain fell during the month, and the driest April was in 1977 with 0 mm of rain recorded.

Sunshine Hours

The average hours of sunshine during April is 10 hours per day, gradually increasing throughout the month. The length of day increases from the beginning to the end of April by around one hour, with sunrise at 7.30am and sunset at 7pm at the start of the month. Cloud cover is fairly consistent in April at around 50% cover so clear skies are likely to be experienced during a visit to the city in this month.

Humidity ranges from 50-90% during April, becoming drier and less humid later in the month.

Sea Temperature

Sea temperatures remain cold at 120C so land-based activities may be a good choice. Wind speeds are light at around 1 m/s to a maximum of 10 m/s, with wind speeds increasing on average later in April. There are not usually foggy conditions at this time of the year. A 25 day forecast is available for detailed travel planning for the coming weeks.

San Francisco Hotels in April

Days Inn

The Days Inn hotel in the downtown Civic centre area of San Francisco is a good hotel to be based while exploring in the cooler April months. This 2* hotel is value for money and is in a great location for accessing public transport and has free parking available. It is only a 10-minute walk from the Asian art museum and SFJAZZ centre, while Union Square is within 2 miles. The hotel provides free breakfast, cable TV in rooms and internet access.

Holiday Inn

Another great option is the Holiday Inn at Fisherman's Wharf. This 3.5* hotel is an easy walk to the bay area, Pier 39, Alcatraz ferries and Fisherman's Wharf attractions and is within easy reach by cable car to Union Square and other downtown attractions. With an outdoor heated pool, fitness centre, restaurant and in room facilities such as TV, and pay-per-view movies, this is an ideal base for your visit to San Francisco.


For a little luxury, why not stay at the Hilton hotel in Union Square? This is a 4* hotel centrally located within easy reach of many tourist attractions and within walking distance to Chinatown, Nob Hill, shopping and dining. The hotel features a heated outdoor pool and whirlpool on the 16th floor deck, with a gym and fitness centre, while guests can relax in the restaurant and bar. A concierge, internet access and business facilities are further amenities this hotel has to offer.

Bars and Restaurants


While in San Francisco, check out the Saloon, one of the oldest pubs in the city and featuring some great blues bands and music throughout the week. The atmosphere in this bar is welcoming and with friendly locals, visitors are sure to have a fun night out in this city bar.

Il Casaro

For great authentic Italian food, head to Il Casaro Pizzeria and Mozzarella bar on Columbus Avenue. This child-friendly relaxed restaurant offers great pizza with authentic Italian ingredients, prepared while you watch and is perfect for a casual dining experience in Little Italy.

Things to do in San Francisco in April


For thrill seeking visitors, the Darkride at Pier 39 is an action packed, high energy ride that will excite and energise. Along with a 20 seat theatre, massive movie screen and 3D technology, this energetic, high adrenaline experience will have you riding, blasting and competing with each other through other dimensions.


The Exploratorium is a great way to spend a cool April day, with new facilities on Pier 15, this interactive museum will bring creativity and interest to people of all age groups. A museum of science, art and human perception, this activity brings the world of science to life in a fun and interactive way. With over 600 interactive exhibits and spectacular city views from the observatory, this museum is a must see when visiting San Francisco.

Haight-Ashbury Street Fair

On April 29, 1978, the first Haight-Ashbury Street Fair was held to celebrate of the re-emergence of The Haight.  The primary focus of this event was to draw an awareness & appreciation to the cultural, political & social contributions this neighborhood provided to the American landscape during the 1960's. This happens every April.