Where to go in April

Are you planning a honeymoon holiday in April but not sure where to go?

If so, look no further – our warm weather world-wide guide brings you the best destinations to visit in April when the skies are mainly clear and sunny, the temperature is warm to hot (rather than scorching) and the chance of rain is minimal or not at all.

Note: Weather data shows what you can expect on average in April at each destination, including night-time low temperature, daytime high temperature, hours of sunshine, days of rainfall, total monthly rainfall and sea temperature. To see more detailed weather information click on a destination.


April sees the onset of the hot, wet season in southeast Asia as well as higher temperatures and humidity.

However, the early part of the month is still a good time to visit the Maldives, the east coast of Thailand and the Philippines before the onset of the hot, wet season.

Thailand Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Hua Hin 26°C (79°F) 33°C (91°F) 8 hrs 5 day ≤ 38 mm 30°C (86°F)
Ko Samui 27°C (80°F) 32°C (89°F) 8 hrs 7 days ≤ 74 mm 30°C (86°F)
Pattaya 27°C (80°F) 33°C (91°F) 7 hrs 8 day ≤ 52 mm 30°C (86°F)
Perhentian Islands 24°C (75°F) 32°C (89°F) 8 hrs 7 days ≤ 72 mm 30°C (86°F)
Boracay 27°C (80°F) 31°C (87°F) 9 hrs 5 days ≤ 47 mm 29°C (84°F)
Cebu 25°C (77°F) 32°C (89°F) 8 hrs 5 days ≤ 40 mm 29°C (84°F)
Manila 24°C (75°F) 34°C (93°F) 9 hrs 3 days ≤ 25 mm 29°C (84°F)
Da Nang 23°C (73°F) 31°C (87°F) 7 hrs 5 days ≤ 35 mm 26°C (78°F)
Hoi An 23°C (73°F) 31°C (87°F) 7 hrs 5 days ≤ 35 mm 26°C (78°F)
Nha Trang 25°C (77°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 35 mm 28°C (82°F)
Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Goa – India 25°C (77°F) 33°C (91°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 13 mm 29°C (84°F)
The Maldives 27°C (80°F) 32°C (89°F) 8 hrs 9 days ≤ 125 mm 30°C (86°F)


The northern regions of Western Australia are hot, but good for snorkelling and diving adventures. Perth is pleasant in April.

Western Australia Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Perth 16°C (60°F) 26°C (78°F) 8 hrs 4 days ≤ 19 mm 22°C (71°F)
Exmouth 20°C (66°F) 33°C (91°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 19 mm 28°C (82°F)
Monkey Mia 18°C (64°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 1 day ≤ 11 mm 24°C (75°F)
Northern Territories
Alice Springs 13°C (55°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 1 day ≤ 20 mm

Africa & Indian Ocean

April is an excellent time to visit Sharm el-Sheik (before the intense heat of early summer arrives). In Mauritius, you can expect hot and sunny mornings, with rainfall in the afternoon. The exception the west coast, and north and south of Flic en Flac.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Mauritius 23°C (73°F) 28°C (82°F) 7 hrs 6 days ≤ 52 mm 27°C (80°F)
Sharm el-Sheik – Egypt 20°C (68°F) 30°C (86°F) 10 hrs 1 day ≤ 2 mm 23°C (73°F)


The Caribbean is a great place to go in April as it enjoys near perfect weather conditions with clear sunny skies interspersed by the occasional brief rain shower.

Some of the best places to visit include Aruba, the Bahamas, Jamaica and both the US and British Virgin Islands.

Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Aruba 26°C (78°F) 32°C (89°F) 8 hrs 2 days ≤ 9 mm 27°C (80°F)
Bahamas 21°C (69°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 6 days ≤ 65 mm 25°C (77°F)
Barbados 24°C (75°F) 30°C (86°F) 9 hrs 8 days ≤ 60 mm 27°C (80°F)
British Virgin Islands 25°C (77°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 9 days ≤ 60 mm 27°C (80°F)
Cayman Islands 24°C (75°F) 30°C (86°F) 10 hrs 4 days ≤ 30 mm 27°C (80°F)
Dominican Republic 21°C (69°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 7 days ≤ 70 mm 27°C (80°F)
Jamaica 24°C (75°F) 31°C (87°F) 8 hrs 7 days ≤ 40 mm 28°C (82°F)
Turks & Caicos 21°C (69°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 45 mm 26°C (78°F)
US Virgin Islands 24°C (75°F) 29°C (84°F) 9 hrs 8 days ≤ 70 mm 27°C (80°F)

North America

Miami, the islands of Hawaii and the Mexican beach resorts of Cabo San Lucas, Cancun and Puerto Vallarta offer perfect weather conditions in April.

Mexico Temperature icon Temperature icon sun icon umbrella icon swimming icon
Cabo San Lucas 19°C (66°F) 29°C (84°F) 8 hrs 0 days ≤ 0 mm 22°C (71°F)
Cancun 22°C (71°F) 30°C (86°F) 8 hrs 3 days ≤ 40 mm 26°C (78°F)
Puerto Vallarta 19°C (66°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 0 days ≤ 0 mm 24°C (75°F)
United States
O’ahu – Hawaii 21°C (69°F) 28°C (82°F) 8 hrs 8 days ≤ 20 mm 24°C (75°F)
Miami 21°C (69°F) 28°C (82°F) 10 hrs 7 days ≤ 85 mm 25°C (77°F)

Places to avoid in April

Africa – Avoid the Seychelles and Mauritius where it is the hot, rainy season.

Australia – April continues the hot, wet weather with frequent rain showers and occasional storms to the northern regions of Australia, including the Top End (Darwin) and northern Queensland (including Cairns and the Whitsundays). The southern regions of Australia, including the east coast receive cooler and occasionally wet weather.

Europe – Europe is still generally cold and wet; only the south coast of Spain and Portugal have reasonable periods of sunshine.

South Pacific – This is the hot, wet season in the South Pacific, when you can expect torrential rain showers interspersed by periods of intense sunshine and the possibility of tropical cyclones (hurricanes).

Weather by month

Note: This weather guide is produced from meteorological data based on weather statistics gathered for the 30-year period 1991 to 2020, and is sourced from the United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in addition to data sourced from the meteorology departments of each respective country.

Latest update: Where to go in April: 22 November, 2023

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