Visiting Key West in April

April Tips, Weather, Events, Deals and More

Temperatures continue to rise in the Florida Keys during April, making it a popular month for a tropical vacation. Families will particularly love the range of activities offered at Oceans Edge Key West and couples can feel restored during a visit after the Easter break once the busy crowds head home. There is also a line-up of popular events for all ages, including the Florida Keys Ocean Festival & Waterfront Craft Show and the Key West Paddleboard Classic.

April weather in Key West

April offers gentle breezes, a welcoming warm ocean, average highs of 82° F and very little rain fall, making it a perfect spring month to visit Stock Island, Key West and explore the fantastic range of attractions and water sports on offer in the area.

  • Average High Air Temp 82° F (28° C)
  • Average Low Air Temp 72° F (22° C)
  • Average Water Temp 79° F (26° C)
  • Average Rainfall 1.8 inches (4.6cm)
  • Average Sunset Time 7:45 p.m.

Top tips for packing your bags in April 

  • Sun protection: sun block, sun hat, sun glasses, after-sun cream
  • Light layers
  • Beach clothing, including flip flops and swimwear

April 2018 Events and Holidays

With Easter taking place right in the middle of the month and spring break bringing families to the Florida Keys during the first two weeks of April, there are plenty of events to keep visitors entertained, including: