Beijing Weather in April

Weather: Like March, the month of April sees a big rise in temperature, with average daily temperatures rising from a cool 10 °C (50 °F) to a mild 17 °C (63 °F). Night temperatures can be lower than 3 °C (37 °F) at the start of April, but above 23 °C (74 °F) at the end. Sandstorms are possible.

Clothing: It is still long sleeves weather most of the time and taking a coat for the evenings is recommended.

Things to Do

beijing botanical gardenBeijing Botanical Garden

April is a good season to see flowers in Beijing, and the weather is more pleasant than in March. Top places to see flowers include Beijing Botanical Garden for peach blossoms, Jingshan Park for peonies and Dajue Temple for magnolias.

April has some of the best events and locations Beijing has to offer up to visitors. The end of spring and prelude to summer brings with it festivals and outdoor activities galore. It is definitely not a time of the year to miss out on.

Beijing Zoo contains many creatures that can be found only in China,like the Yunnan species of peacock and Mongolian mastiffs, but the prizedpossession of the zoo is obviously their giant pandas. Nothing beats watching these creatures up close and coming out of a hibernation period in April. At noother time are they as rambunctious. And in April the weather is perfect totour the vast expanse of the zoo without breaking a sweat.

北京动物园Beijing Zoo

Qingming Festival: This festival commemorates those family members who have passed away, but it is far from a gloomy occasion. Filled with kite flying, Chinese tea celebrations and painting celebrations, this festival attracts tourist from abroad and domestic alike. And location isn't an issue for tourist shopping to join in and enjoy this city wide festival.

Tianmo Desert: Beijing's landscape is as diverse as any in the world allowing for a journey like no other. Tianmo Desert on the outskirts of Beijing has countless acres of dunes, blue skies, and is endowed with a boundless history. But in April the climate allows for a comfortable journey with sand skiing, off road vehicles, and beach tanning.

Be aware: Hotels, tourist attractions, and restaurants are gearing up for the crowds in the upcoming peak summer season, but still offer bargains.

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Beijing Average Daily Temperatures Based on Historical Data

Date Average High Average Low
April   1 61 °F 16.11 °C 38 °F 3.33 °C
April   2 61 °F 16.11 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
April   3 62 °F 16.67 °C 39 °F 3.89 °C
April   4 62 °F 16.67 °C 40 °F 4.44 °C
April   5 63 °F 17.22 °C 40 °F 4.44 °C
April   6 63 °F 17.22 °C 41 °F 5 °C
April   7 64 °F 17.78 °C 41 °F 5 °C
April   8 64 °F 17.78 °C 41 °F 5 °C
April   9 65 °F 18.33 °C 42 °F 5.56 °C
April   10 65 °F 18.33 °C 42 °F 5.56 °C
April   11 66 °F 18.89 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
April   12 66 °F 18.89 °C 43 °F 6.11 °C
April   13 66 °F 18.89 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
April   14 67 °F 19.44 °C 44 °F 6.67 °C
April   15 67 °F 19.44 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April   16 68 °F 20 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April   17 68 °F 20 °C 45 °F 7.22 °C
April   18 69 °F 20.56 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April   19 69 °F 20.56 °C 46 °F 7.78 °C
April   20 70 °F 21.11 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April   21 70 °F 21.11 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April   22 70 °F 21.11 °C 47 °F 8.33 °C
April   23 71 °F 21.67 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April   24 71 °F 21.67 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April   25 72 °F 22.22 °C 48 °F 8.89 °C
April   26 72 °F 22.22 °C 49 °F 9.44 °C
April   27 73 °F 22.78 °C 49 °F 9.44 °C
April   28 73 °F 22.78 °C 50 °F 10 °C
April   29 73 °F 22.78 °C 50 °F 10 °C
April   30 74 °F 23.33 °C 50 °F 10 °C

Beijing Climate Information by Month

Questions and Answers About Beijing Weather in April

Pat 2014-04-03
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How does one arrange a daytrip to the Tianmo Desert from Beijing?
Dear Pat, We could arrange a one-day private tour for you. Our tour guide and driver will van will pick you up at your hotel, then transfer you to Tianmo Desert and you will be transferred to your hotel when the tour finishes. The scenic spot is far away from downtown, the condition of the restaurant is limited. If you are interested in this tour, please feel free to let me know some information. My e-mail is lussie@chinahighlights.com 1. how many people in your group 2.Which date would you like to travel 3. Which hotel you are staying Lussie Lu replied on 2014-04-04
az 2014-03-27
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I will travelling to Beijing form 1 until 6 April 2014. Weather forecast said that the weather will be around 26 C. Is it true? Am i need proper jacket anymore?
Dear AZ, I've checked the information on line, the average temperature will range from 10℃(50℉) to 21℃(69.8℉), it is suitable to wear jacket. Lussie Lu replied on 2014-03-27
mangai kumaravel 2014-03-17
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We are planning to visit china Bejing xion Hong Kong Shanghai and macau from 26th April to 5th may 2o14 Both are senior citizens .kindly inform me the weather conditions and dress code for that period. I am a south indian lady with Astma trouble

Hi mangai, the weather in Beijing, Xian is warm, and is in late spring period. A long sleeved shirt and a light coat would be ok. It would be warmer, even a bit hot in Hong Kong and Macau, as it will be the early summer time there. T-shirts would do.

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Whitney Liao replied on 2014-03-18
V.Krishnan 2014-01-21
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We plan to visit Beijing on 7th of April 2014, and then proceed to Xian and Shanghai. We also plan to visit the "Great Wall of China". Later, we plan to visit Hong Kong and Macau. What type of clothing do we need to take? We are currently living in the Southern part of India where the temperatures are 29-22 deg Celcius. Kindly advice as we both are Senior Citizens. Are we likely to face "Sand Storms" while visiting the Great wall? Are we likely to experience snowfall? Kindly advice.

Hi Krishnan,

In April Beijing, long sleeves will be OK in most of the time and taking a coat for the evenings is recommended. The temperature is 13-18 degree Celsius, you will have no chance to see the snow then. Sand Storms is been governed in recently years, I think you will not meet Sand storms then, but I can't guranteen, good luck!

Regards,

Cecilia

Cecilia Peng replied on 2014-01-22
Prabha 2014-01-11
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Will there be sandstorms during5th. To 20th.april in beijing
Hi Prabha, Beijing usually has sandstorms in April according to previous data. But there are less and less sandstorm recent year. Simon Huang replied on 2014-01-11
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