April Weather Averages for Toronto, Canada

What's the Weather Like in Toronto in April

Temperature

The winter cold abates and spring weather rises in Toronto in April. Daily average temperatures range from a high of 9˚C (48˚F) to a low of 4˚C (41˚F). April's overall average is 7˚C (45˚F). These temperatures are slightly cooler than Brussels and slightly warmer than Stockholm.

Sunshine Hours

The daily hours of sun climb two hours from March, giving April 8 hours ...

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  • Temperature Temperature 7°C 45°F
  • High Temperature Holiday Weather 9°C 48°F
  • Low Temperature Holiday Weather 5°C 41°F
  • Sunshine Hours Sunshine Hours 8 hrs
  • Rainfall Rainfall 50 mm
  • Rainfall days Rainfall days 15 days

What's the Weather Like in Toronto in April

Temperature

The winter cold abates and spring weather rises in Toronto in April. Daily average temperatures range from a high of 9˚C (48˚F) to a low of 4˚C (41˚F). April's overall average is 7˚C (45˚F). These temperatures are slightly cooler than Brussels and slightly warmer than Stockholm.

Sunshine Hours

The daily hours of sun climb two hours from March, giving April 8 hours of sunshine a day. This contrasts with the yearly low from December to February with 3 hours a day.

Rainfall and Snow

One day lower than the yearly high in May, April has 16 rainy days over the month with a total rainfall of 50 mm. While snow isn't common in April, you could see accumulation of 10 cm.

Sunrise and Sunset

The length of daylight is constantly increasing in April. On April 1, the sun rises at 6:59 am and sets at 7:44 pm, giving Toronto 12:45 hours of daylight. On April 30, the sun rises at 6:11 am and goes down at 8:18 pm, with 14:07 hours of total daylight.

Wind Speed

While not extreme, April sees some of the year's strongest winds. You can expect gusts up to 19 m/s and lows of 0.5 m/s with an average of 5.4 m/s.

Toronto Hotels in April

Stay at a sleek downtown hotel with a gourmet eatery. Or check into a suite by the airport that overlooks a golf course. From quaint boutiques to no-frill options with central locations, Toronto's hotels offer a wide range of choice to suite every traveller.

The Omni King Edward Hotel

Offering downtown accommodations for over a century, the Omni King Edward Hotel has upscale guestrooms with high-end furnishings, flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffeemakers. Check into a suite for a fireplace, living room, kitchen and dining area. View art at an on-site gallery before savouring a gourmet meal at an exclusive restaurant or a craft cocktail at a sophisticated bar. If you're looking for a beauty treatment or want to get in a workout, there's a spa and a state-of-the-art fitness centre.

Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre

A favourite with both business and layover travellers, Hampton Inn by Hilton Toronto Airport Corporate Centre has colour-splashed guestrooms with flat-screen TVs, microwaves and pull-out sofas. Unlike other airport accommodations with views of tarmacs, Hampton Inn overlooks the verdant Centennial Park & Golf Club. Refresh at an indoor saltwater pool, work out at a fitness centre and spend leisure time on a putting green. Complimentary perks include a free beverage station and an included hot breakfast, which you can take with you in an on-the-go bag.

Hotel Victoria

Set in a heritage building dating to 1909, Hotel Victoria offers boutique accommodations in the downtown financial district. The historical hotel is a seven-minute walk to St Lawrence Market and two kilometres from the landmark CN Tower. Upscale rooms of moderate size have minimalist black-and-white decors and feature hardwood floors, pillow-top mattresses, flat-screen TVs and mini-fridges. There's an on-site casual eatery with high ceilings that serves breakfast and lunch.

Comfort Inn City Centre

Located close to downtown attractions, Comfort Inn City Centre has affordable guestrooms with mini-fridges, coffeemakers and separate seating areas. Some rooms have pull-out sofas. Enjoy a complimentary breakfast buffet and an exercise room. The hotel is a ten-minute walk to shopping at the Easton Centre and popular Yonge–Dundas Square.

Toronto Beach for April

A good beach for the early days of spring, Gibraltar Point Beach offers the chance for a stroll to a historic lighthouse. Hop a ferry to Centre Island and walk to the structure, which lies near the Artscape Gibraltar Point artists' centre. The centre is a hub for local artists and has hosted retreats, festivals and workshops for years.

Bars and Restaurants

Enjoy fine dining in an elegant European setting, share Spanish tapas with friends at a casual lakefront eatery or indulge in pub grub at an old-school tavern. Toronto's dining choices reflect both its Canadian heritage and influences from across the globe.

Chiado Restaurant

For an old-school experience that harkens back to more elegant times, head to Chiado Restaurant. Take a stately seat in a Queen Anne chair and prepare for some of the best seafood dishes you can get in the city. Start the meal with raw sardines marinated with lemon and coriander in Portuguese olive oil. Savour fresh-caught monkfish, tender octopus tentacles or lobster over a delicate bed of saffron risotto. If you're more into meat dishes, you can't go wrong with quail brushed with spicy piri piri sauce. Chiado is open from Monday to Friday from 12 pm to 10 pm and on weekends from 5 pm to 10 pm.

LaVinia Restaurant

LaVinia Restaurant specialises in Spanish small plates. Tucked into a compact but contemporary space on the Lakeshore in Etobicoke, the eatery is under the helm of Chef Fernando Garcia, who honed his culinary skills at the acclaimed eatery Prego in Alicante, Spain. Savour tapas including piquillo peppers stuffed with seafood mousse, and finely sliced Ibérico ham. The menu has a wide selection of paellas, pastas and Spanish-inspired seafood dishes including Basque Style Codfish Stew. LaVinia is open from Tuesday to Saturday from 5 pm to 10 pm, on Sunday from 4 pm to 9 pm and is closed on Monday.

Olde Yorke Fish & Chips

Olde Yorke Fish & Chips is exactly as it sounds — an old-school spot that specialises in traditional Fish and Chips. A traditional British pub that hasn't seen its throwback charm hijacked by hipsters, the tavern welcomes with leather booths and a seafood-heavy menu. Order a pint and tuck into cod, halibut or haddock that's battered, fried and served alongside golden fries. Olde Yorke is open from Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 9 pm and is closed on Sunday.

Paddington's Pump Restaurant

Tucked into a cosy corner of the St Lawrence Market, Paddington's Pump Restaurant is the venue's only eatery that offers a full menu with sit-down dinner service. In summer months you can dine alfresco on a patio. Enjoy tummy-warming pub classics including fish 'n chips, roast beef, an award-winning Reuben sandwich and their signature peameal sandwich. With scenic views over the town, the casual eatery is popular with locals and visitors alike. Paddington's is open from Tuesday to Friday from 6 am to 7pm, on Saturday from 6 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 8 am to 5 pm and on Monday from 7 am to 5 pm.

Things to do in Toronto in April    

Hockey Hall of Fame                       

One of Toronto's most-visited attractions, the Hockey Hall of Fame has over 6,000 square metres dedicated to the history of Canada's favourite sport. View hockey artefacts from around the world. Play state-of-the-art games that test your skills on the ice. Enjoy exhibits on hockey's greatest players, step inside a replica of a pro dressing room and browse a shop with a multitude of memorabilia.

Eat at Kensington Market   

Don't be bothered by the chaos, the bustling Kensington Market is a must-see on your trip to Toronto. Set amid tree-lined streets with Victorian homes, the lively market has an almost dizzying array of produce vendors, bakeries and speciality cheese shops. Dining ranges from high-end restaurants to chic lounges and cosy cafes. You'll likely see some live music and street performers in the pedestrian-only space.

Explore Casa Loma

A Gothic Revival mansion in midtown, Casa Loma welcomes you to experience life in the Edwardian era. Walk along hidden passageways, marvel at ornate rooms and ascend a tower to take in magnificent views of the city. On its two hectares of grounds, you'll find fountains, sculptures and a carriage house with vintage automobiles.

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