April Weather in Scotland:
Average Temperature, Rainfall and Sunshine

The data here summarize the normal April weather conditions for Scotland. The tables list average daily high and low temperatures, total rainfall and hours of sunshine for April.

The weather averages are given for the country as a whole, and also broken down into three regions.

Western Scotland covers the land from Dumfries and Galloway, north to Argyll and Bute. It includes Glasgow and the Isle of Mull.

Eastern Scotland ranges from Scottish Borders in the south to Aberdeenshire in the north. Major cities in the area include Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh.

Northern Scotland covers the Highlands along with Inverness. It also takes in the Orkney, Shetland and Outer Hebrides Islands.

These measures of climate are averages of data collected at weather stations from 1981 to 2010.


Average April temperatures
High °F Low °F Region High °C Low °C
50 36 Scotland 10 2
51 37 Western Scotland 10 3
50 36 Eastern Scotland 10 2
49 36 Northern Scotland 9 2


Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Region Inches Milli­metres
14 Scotland 3.6 91
14 Western Scotland 4.0 101
12 Eastern Scotland 2.8 72
15 Northern Scotland 3.9 99


Total April sun
Region Hours
Scotland 135
Western Scotland 142
Eastern Scotland 137
Northern Scotland 128
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