Weather: April is a cool month. The average temperature in Xi'an is a cool 15 °C (59 °F), but it is warm enough during the day to be comfortable at outdoor attractions. Though it warms up, it actually rains only a little. Xi'an has a dry climate.
Clothing: A shirt with a thin coat is enough for the beginning of the month. The weather is usually warm at the end of this month, and generally, a shirt will feel comfortable during the day.
Xi'an April Weather Data Graphs
Top Things to Do in Xi'an in April
April is the best month to see flowers in Xi'an, and the comfortable weather helps to make it one of the best months to travel to the city. Qianlong Temple and the gardens around the Big Wild Goose Pagoda are two nice places to go to see flowers in the city.
See the Cherry Blossoms at Qianlong Temple
Qianlong Temple is a favorite attraction of Japanese tourists in China. They come to see the cherry trees around the historic temple that played a key role in Japanese Buddhism.
Visit Big Wild Goose Pagoda
This ancient pagoda is one of the main architectural attractions of Xi'an. There are garden areas such as the Xian Botanical Garden to enjoy, and there is a sound and light show of the musical fountains at night.
The sounds, lights and motion of the fountains are artistically combined. Seeing these outdoor displays and watching the Tang Dynasty Show and having dinner are a good way to spend an evening in the area.
Buy herbs at the Xi'an Herb Market
The herb market features delightful and healthful herbs sold at low prices compared to what you'd find back home. Herbs such as ginseng, goji berries, and hawthorn berries are Chinese products that can help make your trip more delightful, tasty, and healthful as well.
The herb market is on Wanshou Road on the way to Emperor Qin Shi Huangdi's mausoleum and the Terracotta Warriors.
Visiting Xi'an in April: Important Travel Tips and Popular Tours
April is in the low season.
In April, room rates and prices are lower than normal and the city is free of large crowds of tourists. It is one of the best months to travel to Xian.
Recommended Xi'an Tours
- 2-day Essence of Xi'an Tour: Visit the Terracotta Army, Big Wild Goose Pagoda, and the Ancient City Wall — the best three ancient historical sights in Xi'an in three days.
- 4-Day Xi'an Ancient Relics Tour: Dig deep into China's ancient culture with 4 days traveling around Xi'an, capital of 13 ancient dynasties.
- 8-Day GOLDEN TRIANGLE Tour (Beijing, Xi'an, and Shanghai) —the classic first China tour