Boston Weather in April

Averages By Month

April Overview

The weather in Boston in April offers beautiful spring conditions. Temperature highs now reach 57°F (14°C) - ideal for exploring all the unique sights. The sun will shine for 7 hours each day. Especially nights though can still be chilly with lows of 41°F (5°C). The possibility of snow in April can almost be neglected but there are 8 rainy days for the month on average. The Atlantic Ocean has a water temperature of 43°F (6°C) in April.

Spring break is a fantastic time to explore Boston with children. Many museums offer special activities for kids. There are many things to do if visiting with kids. Boston also hosts its Marathon in April. And there is also the Boston International Film Festival.

High and Low Temperature in April °F

Water Temperature in April °F

Current Weather Boston

45°F light rain
Local Time

Hourly 10 Days

Averages Boston

  J F M A M J J A S O N D

High °F

37° 39° 46° 57° 67° 77° 82° 81° 73° 62° 52° 42°

Low °F

22° 24° 31° 41° 50° 59° 66° 65° 58° 47° 38° 28°


5 6 7 7 9 10 10 9 8 7 5 5

Rain days

8 7 8 8 8 8 6 7 6 7 8 9

Water °F

13° 11°

Boston Weather by Month

Best Time to Visit Boston

The best time to visit Boston is probably between May and October. You can expect highs in the 70s°F (20s°C). Summers are busier and more expensive but the lovely and warm weather will make your explorations of this great city even more enjoyable.

Early fall still offers great sightseeing conditions and is less crowded. Winters are very cold and snowy. It is the best time to visit if you are after some winter-snow-fun. But make sure to pack warmclothes and boots with temperatures hovering around the freezing point.

Things to know about Boston

If you still think of Boston as this very old fashioned place full of people with cylinder hats and snobbish students, you really must go and see for yourself that things have changed. Nowadays you will find a modern, happy and colorful city which still has a lot of history to offer too. Below you find a guide taking you through the historic Boston as well as its modern twists. 

Beacon Hill to Chinatown

Faneuil Hall to Harvard

‘Little Eataly’ to Paul Revere House

Public Garden to Trinity Church

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