Los Angeles Weather in April
April sees a shift in weather at Los Angeles, California from winter's rainy season to summer's dry season. While most days are mild, hotter temperatures do become more frequent this month.
This page gives detailed information on the typical April temperature, precipitation, sun, humidity, wind and storms for Los Angeles.
The temperature, rainfall, sunshine and wind speed numbers here are historical averages based on climate data gathered in downtown Los Angeles near Union Station. The humidity and thunderstorm measurements are averages at the Los Angeles International Airport, located southwest of the city center.
|73 °F||April average high||23 °C|
|54 °F||April average low||12 °C|
In most years, Los Angeles averages a daily maximum temperature for April that's between 70 and 76 degrees Fahrenheit (21 to 24 degrees Celsius). The minimum temperature usually falls between 52 and 56 °F (11 to 13 °C).
The days at Los Angeles warm steadily during April. By the end of the month, the temperature has climbed around 3 °F (2 °C) above what it was at the start.
|17 days||70 °F max. or more (21 °C)|
|6 days||50 °F min. or less (10 °C)|
The temperature rises nearly every day during April to over 60 °F (16 °C) in Los Angeles. The city averages 6 days this month when the thermometer reaches into the 80s °F (over 27 °C). Temperatures into the 100s °F (over 38 °C) occur about once a decade here during April.
The thermometer dips to 60 °F (16 °C) or below on most nights. But April does not normally get as cold as 40 °F (4 °C).
|0.9 in||total precipitation||23 mm|
|3 days||of rain|
Every few years, Los Angeles receives no rain in April. The rainiest Aprils get at least 1 inch (28 mm).
|12 days||clear skies|
The sun's rays reach the ground in Los Angeles during 70 percent of daylight hours on average in April, for a total of 274 hours in the month. Typically on 12 days this month the sky is mainly clear, with at most 30 percent cloud cover.
Sunlight in April at Los Angeles lasts for 13 hours and 3 minutes a day on average. The shortest day of the month is the 1st with 12 hours and 34 minutes of daylight. By the end of the month, the days have lengthened to 13:32 from sunrise to sunset. These durations can vary by a minute or two from year to year.
|71 %||April average humidity|
The relative humidity in Los Angeles during April usually peaks at 80 percent in the morning then drops to 60 percent by early afternoon.
|Local Time||1 am||4 am||7 am||10 am||1 pm||4 pm||7 pm||10 pm|
|5.4 mph||April wind speed average||8.7 kph|
April is a little windier than most other months in Los Angeles.
|1 day||rainfall of 0.5 inches (13 mm) or more|
|0 days||with thunderstorms in April|
Los Angeles has an April thunderstorm every few years.
These weather data are long-term historical averages provided by the National Climatic Data Center of the United States. The temperature and precipitation numbers are 1981-2010 normals while the humidity and thunderstorm statistics are 1961-1990 normals.