April witnesses the advance of the spring season in North Carolina, along with the high mountain slopes in the west. Day temperatures are in the warm 60°F (15.6°C) to 70°F (21.1°C), while nights are mild in the 40°F (4.4°C) to 50°F (10°C) range statewide. Greensboro in the central Piedmont region registers warm temperatures between 47°F (8.3°C) to 70°F (21.1°C). The rivers and streams are full of freshwater and offer lovely scenery in the backdrop of the mountains. Expect rain and dampness along with ample sunshine. Hunting and fishing are in full swing, and it is prudent to carry a rain jacket to avoid inconvenience. Enjoy the warm sunshine with the flowers blooming in the countryside. Bike and hike the beautiful trails in the company of fresh air that is sweet for the lungs. The strawberries and blueberries are ripe for picking straight from the farms. The shoulder season is excellent for budget travelers who wish to take advantage of the discounted accommodations. Expect thunderstorms in April in North Carolina.