Avg weather in April
13 Hrs per day
23 mm per month
51 % avg
5 Mph avg

California Weather in April

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What’s the weather like in California in April?

From the beaches of Santa Monica to the heights of the Sierra Nevada, the state of California encompasses all kinds of terrains, with each bringing their own weather systems. While the coastal regions enjoy a Mediterranean climate, there are desert conditions in Death Valley and other south eastern areas, so Californian weather depends entirely on where you’re visiting. In April, the coastal regions are generally quite warm with cooler conditions in Lake Tahoe and Eureka.


In April, the hottest part of California is the inland city of San Bernardino, which has highs of up to 27°C at this time of year. Meanwhile Los Angeles and San Jose have highs of 23°C, while San Francisco is still a mild 17°C in the hottest part of the day. Wherever you visit, the sun can be strong so make sure you wear high factor sun cream. The mountain ranges in the north of the state are usually wetter than the southern coastal regions, with Los Angeles expecting just 25mm of rain in April.

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