April Sunshine Averages for Cities in Europe

The tables below give April averages for the number of hours of sunshine at major cities throughout Europe.

The cities range from Amsterdam to Zurich and from Reykjavík to İstanbul. They are listed alphabetically and you can jump ahead to the section for Amsterdam to Kazan, Lille to Pristina and Reykjavík to Zurich.

Included in this list are Europe's national capitals plus cities with a metropolitan population of over one million people.

The month's totals are averages of historical weather data collected over a long period, in most cases 30 years.

Total April sunshine
City Hours
Amsterdam, Netherlands 183
Andorra la Vella, Andorra 169
Athens, Greece 230
Barcelona, Spain 220
Belgrade, Serbia 188
Berlin, Germany 158
Birmingham, United Kingdom 140
Brussels, Belgium 159
Bucharest, Romania 185
Budapest, Hungary 180
Chisinau, Moldova 187
Cologne, Germany 155
Copenhagen, Denmark 188
Dublin, Ireland 159
Glasgow, United Kingdom 128
Hamburg, Germany 161
Helsinki, Finland 196
İstanbul, Turkey 159
Kazan, Russia 205
Average amount of sun in April
City Hours
Lille, France 172
Lisbon, Portugal 235
Ljubljana, Slovenia 162
London, United Kingdom 148
Luxembourg, Luxembourg 164
Lyon, France 191
Madrid, Spain 231
Manchester, United Kingdom 147
Marseille, France 244
Milan, Italy 177
Minsk, Belarus 176
Monaco, Monaco 224
Moscow, Russia 170
Munich, Germany 157
Naples, Italy 189
Nice, France 224
Nizhny & Novgorod, Russia 168
Odessa, Ukraine 186
Oslo, Norway 178
Paris, France 166
Podgorica, Montenegro 194
Prague, Czech Republic 168
Pristina, Kosovo 184
Average April sun
City Hours
Reykjavík, Iceland 140
Riga, Latvia 182
Rostov-on-Don, Russia 189
Rotterdam, Netherlands 175
Saint Petersburg, Russia 180
Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina 152
Skopje, Macedonia 198
Sofia, Bulgaria 170
Stockholm, Sweden 185
Tallinn, Estonia 185
Turin, Italy 180
Vaduz, Liechtenstein 144
Valletta, Malta 246
Vienna, Austria 197
Vilnius, Lithuania 164
Zagreb, Croatia 168
Zurich, Switzerland 159

The sunshine data are provided by national meteorological agencies.

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