If you go to Tokyo in April, you will likely enjoy a pleasant trip. Tokyo has a mild spring climate in April. The temperature is comfortable. In early April you can also enjoy cherry blossoms. Based on the weather data released by the Japan Weather Association, I will give a brief introduction on Tokyo weather in April.

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Below are articles on the weather in Osaka and Hokkaido in April. If you plan to go to Hokkaido as well as Tokyo, please note that the weather in Hokkaido is quite different from Tokyo.

For spring clothes, please refer to the following article.

Weather in Tokyo in April (overview)

Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in April

Graph: Temperature change in Tokyo in April

※ Based on the data released by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Both high and low temperature data are averages over the past 30 years (1981-2010)

After late March, the temperature in Tokyo will rise significantly. In April, there are days when the maximum temperature exceeds 25 degrees. It’s warm, so you will no longer see people wearing a coat in the city.

However, there are days when it gets cold at night. Therefore, if you go to see cherry blossoms at night, take a spring coat or a jumper.

As it may rain in April, please carry an umbrella.

Sometimes it feels hot in late April. In town, people who warm easily will begin to wear short sleeve clothes. Every time it rains, the leaves of the trees grow and become a more beautiful and fresh green.

 

Tokyo weather in early April (2018)

Maximum temperature (Celsius) 26.2
Minimum air temperature   5.5
Total precipitation 1.0 mm
Fine weather ratio 59 %
April 6, 2016: Sakura blossom at Kitanomaru Garden, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

April 6, 2016: Sakura blossom at Kitanomaru Garden, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

In early April, cherry blossoms will be in full bloom in Tokyo. Basically, there will be more consistent warm days. But please be careful as it is still a little cold in the morning and evening.

In early April, sunrise time in Tokyo is about 5:23 and sunset time is about 18:05.

 

Tokyo weather in the middle of April (2018)

Maximum temperature (Celsius) 26.4
Minimum air temperature 10.2
Total precipitation 49.5 mm
Fine weather ratio 42 %
April 14: Ueno Park in spring season with Cherry Blossoms, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

April 14: Ueno Park in spring season with Cherry Blossoms, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

April 17, 2018 Visitors walking through colorful azalea blossoms during the Bunkyo Azalea Festival (Tsutsuji Matsuri) at Nezu Shrineterstocksuji Matsuri) at Nezu Shrine, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

April 17, 2018 Visitors walking through colorful azalea blossoms during the Bunkyo Azalea Festival (Tsutsuji Matsuri) at Nezu Shrineterstocksuji Matsuri) at Nezu Shrine, Tokyo, Japan = Shutterstock

By mid-April you will no longer feel too cold in the morning and evening. In the daytime, there are days warm enough to break a sweat when running.

The petals of the cherry blossoms fall quite a bit. On the other hand, the fresh green of the trees becomes beautiful by day. Various flowers also begin to bloom.

In mid-April, sunrise time in Tokyo is about 5:09 and sunset time is about 18:14.

 

Tokyo weather in late April (2018)

Maximum temperature (Celsius) 28.3
Minimum air temperature 12.8
Total precipitation 58.5 mm
Fine weather ratio 54%
2019 April 27th. Busy Haneda Airport International Terminal in Golden Week, Japan = Shutterstock

2019 April 27th. Busy Haneda Airport International Terminal in Golden Week, Japan = Shutterstock

In late April, Tokyo has its most comfortable days. It is neither cold nor hot. Cherry petals are completely scattered, but the newly green trees are really beautiful.

From around April 29th, in Japan, the “golden week” of many holidays starts. There are very many Japanese tourists traveling in and out of the country. Hotels, planes and Shinkansen in Japan are very crowded. So I recommend that you make early reservations.

In late April, sunrise time in Tokyo is approximately 4:57 and sunset time is approximately 18:22.

 

※ Sunrise and sunset times are based on the 2019 data released by the National Astronomical Observatory of Japan. I posted the time of the 5th for the beginning of April, the time of the 15th for the middle of April, and the time of the 25th for the end of April.

 

Thank you for reading to the end.

For more information about Tokyo, please refer to the following articles.

>> Spring Wear in Japan! What should you wear?

>> Best Things to do in Tokyo : Asakusa, Ginza, Shinjuku, Shibuya, Disney etc.

>> Narita Airport! How to get to Tokyo / Explore Terminals 1, 2, 3

 

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