Tokyo Weather in April
Right in the flowering spring season, Tokyo weather in April is pretty pleasant, mild and warm, with the temperature ranging around 12-19℃ (53.6-66.2℉) at average. Also considering the longer sunshine duration, it is very suitable for outing. In short, it belongs to the best time to visit Tokyo.
But the temperature difference between day and night is large, so it is recommended to wear an additional coat when night falls, so as not to catch a cold.
Averages for Tokyo Weather in April
Temperature: 15°C / 59°F
High Temperature: 19°C / 66.2°F
Low Temperature: 12°C / 53.6°F
Rainfall: 121 mm
Rainy Days: 11 days
Sunrise: 04:51 ~ 05:28
Sunset: 18:03 ~ 18:27
In warm April, visitors can put on a long-sleeved shirt, blouse or thin knitwear when going for a tour in Tokyo. Long pants or jeans are also good for Tokyo weather in April. However, a thin overcoat, jacket or trench coat should be taken with you for the big difference between the day-night temperatures. As for shoes, sneakers or sports shoes are most recommended.
What to Wear in Tokyo in April
Top Things to Do in Tokyo in April
When it comes to Tokyo sightseeing, cherry blossom in early April is a must. Ueno Park, Sumida Park, Chidorigafuchi Park, etc. are recommended to admire cherry blossom petals flying or falling on the water. Wisteria at Kameido Tenjin Shrine in late April and azaleas at Nezu Shrine are also fascinating in April benefiting from the mild climate. Going to Meiji Shrine, visitors can watch Japanese ancient court dances and musical performances in person at the spring fete, which is held from late April to early May. If you are a handicraft lover, Japan Hobby Show, an annual trade fair held in Big Sight, Tokyo, is unmissable in late April. In addition to sewing and knitting products, delicate handicrafts and related materials and tools are gathered there.
There are numerous tourists crazy for Japanese cherry blossoms every year. If you want to avoid the crowded stream of people, you may enter the scenic zone the first time once it opens.
- Last updated on Apr. 12, 2023 by Nancy He -