Only 3.2mm of rain fell at Gogarbank and 4mm in the Botanic Gardens a mere 7% and 10% of monthly average respectively.
The low rainfall in some areas of the UK has sparked concerns of a drought in the UK with some areas also experiencing a slightly higher temperature than usual.
The UK as a whole experienced just 47% of the expected rainfall.
According to data from the Met Office Middlesex, Mid Lothian and Fife were the driest historical counties this month with just 12% of the rainfall expected in April. I
However, areas such as Sutherland had 36% more rainfall than usual.
The average temperature across Scotland was 6.6 degrees in April, 0/5% higher than usual.
Statistics from the Met Office show that 5 of the 10 sunniest Aprils and springs for the UK have occurred since 2003 with the sunniest being in 2015.