April Weather




This page contains all April weather records 1879-2019.

**Last Updated: 5/30/2019.

*On graphs, green lines are trend lines while dashed red lines are the 1981-2010 averages.

Temperature Records

Cold Records

Top 20 Aprils with the Coldest Average High
1. 1907: 52.1
2. 1904: 53.4
3. 1920: 54.4
4. 1926: 54.9
5. 1961: 55.3
6. 1881: 55.7
7. 1936: 56.1
8. 1943, 1950: 56.4
9. 1928: 56.8
10. 1940: 56.9
11. 1901, 1939: 57.3
12. 1935, 1975, 1983: 57.5
13. 1911: 57.8
14. 1966, 2018: 58.0
15. 1918, 1953: 58.1
16. 1884, 1892, 1916: 58.2
17. 1898, 1982, 1989: 58.4
18. 1956: 58.9
19. 1973: 59.0
20. 1897, 1917, 1972: 59.4

Top 10 Coldest April Highs
1. 4/12/1940: 28
2. 4/13/1950, 4/8/1972: 30
3. 4/4/1903, 4/14/1950, 4/7/1982, 4/7/2007: 32
4. 4/5/1881, 4/11/1882, 4/2/1886, 4/4/1891, 4/5/1898, 4/14/1907, 4/1/1919, 4/3/1936: 33
5. 4/5/1886, 4/6/1886, 4/9/1892, 4/1/1899, 4/6/1920, 4/1/1924, 4/4/1987: 34
6. 4/2/1881, 4/4/1881, 4/8/1914, 4/13/1920, 4/13/1940, 4/14/1940, 4/14/1943, 4/5/1944, 4/9/1950, 4/2/1992, 4/5/2007: 35
7. 4/1/1881, 4/3/1881, 4/6/1881, 4/9/1885, 4/13/1885, 4/4/1886, 4/3/1904, 4/10/1909, 4/8/1916, 4/10/1918, 4/16/1935, 4/4/1944, 4/18/1953, 4/9/1982, 4/9/1985, 4/9/2016: 36
8. 4/4/1879, 4/7/1886, 4/5/1891, 4/2/1896, 4/1/1902, 4/2/1902, 4/1/1907, 4/10/1907, 4/1/1915, 4/8/1917, 4/10/1921, 4/9/1928, 4/12/1932, 4/15/1943, 4/1/1962, 4/4/1982, 4/3/1987, 4/6/2007, 4/8/2007, 4/17/2018: 37
9. 4/1/1883, 4/3/1886, 4/10/1892, 4/2/1895, 4/9/1897, 4/20/191, 4/21/1901, 4/3/1914, 4/10/1920, 4/1/1926, 4/6/1926, 4/15/1928, 4/7/1939, 4/3/1944, 4/6/1950, 4/6/1952, 4/7/1972, 4/18/1983, 4/3/1990, 4/5/1996, 4/9/2018: 38
10. 4/2/1883, 4/15/1893, 4/19/1901, 4/8/1902, 4/7/1905, 4/16/1905, 4/11/1907, 4/17/1907, 4/3/1908, 4/3/1911, 4/5/1920, 4/9/1920, 4/8/1928, 4/1/1931, 4/12/1934, 4/4/1936, 4/2/1938, 4/7/1938, 4/3/1957, 4/8/1957, 4/9/1960, 4/10/1973, 4/7/1979, 4/6/1982, 4/10/1989, 4/9/1996, 4/9/1997, 4/7/2009: 39

Top 20 Aprils with the Coldest Average Low
1. 1907: 33.8
2. 1982: 34.3
3. 1926: 34.4
4. 1950: 35.1
5. 1971: 35.5
6. 1975: 35.9
7. 1904: 36.7
8. 1962, 1997: 37.1
9. 2018: 37.5
10. 1920, 1943: 37.6
11. 1928, 1989: 37.9
12. 1972: 38.1
13. 1953, 1956, 1976: 38.2
14. 1936: 38.4
15. 1988, 1995: 38.6
16. 1949, 1951, 1990: 38.7
17. 1923, 1940, 1961: 38.8
18. 1898, 1980: 38.9
19. 1969, 1983: 39.2
20. 1909, 1932, 1939: 39.4

Top 20 Aprils with the Coldest Mean
1. 1907: 43
2. 1926: 44.7
3. 1904: 45.1
4. 1950: 45.7
5. 1920: 46
6. 1982: 46.4
7. 1975: 46.7
8. 1943, 1961: 47
9. 1936: 47.3
10. 1928: 47.4
11. 1881: 47.6
12. 2018: 47.7
13. 1940: 47.9
14. 1953: 48.1
15. 1989: 48.2
16. 1939, 1983, 1997: 48.4
17. 1901: 48.5
18. 1956: 48.6
19. 1898, 1962: 48.7
20. 1972: 48.8

Top 10 Aprils with the Most 32 or Below Highs
1. 1950: 2
2. 1903, 1940, 1972, 1982, 2007: 1
3. All Other Years: 0

Top 10 Aprils with the Most 32 or Below Lows
1. 1907: 16
2. 1926, 1975: 14
3. 1950, 1962, 1976, 2018: 13
4. 1956, 1982: 12
5. 1949, 1971, 1996: 11
6. 1904, 1920, 1932, 1943, 1972, 1989, 1997: 10
7. 1886, 1928, 1936, 1939, 1957, 1963, 1966: 9
8. 1900, 1914, 1917, 1951, 1983, 1990, 2016: 8
9. 1881, 1885, 1898, 1967, 1977, 1994, 1995, 2007, 2013: 7
10. 1879, 1892, 1896, 1897, 1899, 1902, 1905, 1909, 1915, 1921, 1953, 1960, 1970, 1973, 1979, 1984, 1987, 1988: 6

Heat Records

Top 20 Aprils with the Warmest Average High
1. 2017 71.1
2. 2010: 70.1
3. 1954: 69.7
4. 1941: 69.6
5. 1896: 69.2
6. 1985: 68.9
7. 1955: 68.8
8. 2001, 2006: 67.8
9. 1960: 67.4
10. 1977: 67.1
11. 1915: 67
12. 1986: 66.9
13. 1981, 2008: 66.6
14. 1942: 66.5
15. 1994: 66.4
16. 1991: 66.3
17. 1925, 1948: 66.1
18. 2003: 66
19. 1999, 2014: 65.8
20. 2011: 65.6

Top 10 Warmest April Highs
1. 4/25/1915: 90
2. 4/18/1896, 4/25/1915, 4/30/1942, 4/26/1948: 89
3. 4/17/1896, 4/30/1899, 4/11/1930, 4/23/1960, 4/24/1960, 4/25/1960, 4/27/1986, 4/27/1990: 88
4. 4/24/1925, 4/26/1942, 4/25/1948, 4/24/1957, 4/27/1957, 4/30/1970, 4/22/1985, 4/25/2009: 87
5. 4/14/1883, 4/12/1896, 4/16/1896, 4/29/1899, 4/24/1915, 4/12/1930, 4/13/1941, 4/21/1985, 4/26/1986, 4/21/1987, 4/25/1990, 4/26/1990, 4/24/2009, 4/26/2009, 4/18/2013: 86
6. 4/7/1893, 4/20/1896, 4/30/1901, 4/28/1914, 4/21/1954, 4/26/1954, 4/26/1957, 4/18/1958, 4/19/1958, 4/30/1962, 4/23/1985, 4/16/2002, 4/18/2002, 4/19/2002, 4/27/2009, 4/26/2017, 4/30/2017: 85
7. 4/23/1885, 4/29/1888, 4/27/1899, 4/13/1906, 4/27/1915, 4/23/1925, 4/26/1935, 4/27/1938, 4/19/1941, 4/25/1942, 4/22/1946, 4/28/1951, 4/21/1952, 4/22/1952, 4/25/1957, 4/26/1962, 4/18/1976, 4/28/1981, 4/18/1985, 4/19/1985, 4/20/1985, 4/20/1987, 4/24/1990, 4/25/1994, 4/2/2010, 4/6/2010: 84
8. 4/24/1881, 4/13/1887, 4/14/1887, 4/17/1891, 4/21/1891, 4/8/1893, 4/28/1894, 4/25/1895, 4/19/1896, 4/29/1896, 4/21/1899, 4/22/1899, 4/18/1914, 4/27/1914, 4/20/1915, 4/28/1915, 4/6/1929, 4/7/1929, 4/13/1930, 4/14/1941, 4/11/1945, 4/24/1948, 4/7/1954, 4/28/1956, 4/27/1962, 4/17/1969, 4/29/1970, 4/28/1974, 4/11/1977, 4/12/1977, 4/13/1977, 4/26/1984, 4/26/1985, 4/28/1986, 4/29/1991, 4/11/1995, 4/8/2001, 4/9/2001, 4/12/2001, 4/17/2002, 4/25/2008, 4/9/2013: 83
9. 4/23/1879, 4/24/1879, 4/23/1886, 4/24/1886, 4/28/1888, 4/19/1889, 4/15/1896, 4/24/1897, 4/25/1902, 4/29/1909, 4/18/1917, 4/20/1917, 4/26/1921, 4/23/1937, 4/30/1941, 4/27/1942, 4/10/1945, 4/23/1946, 4/5/1947, 4/25/1951, 4/22/1954, 4/25/1954, 4/19/1957, 4/20/1957, 4/13/1960, 4/22/1960, 4/2/1963, 4/17/1964, 4/29/1974, 4/16/1976, 4/17/1976, 4/19/1976, 4/20/1976, 4/24/1976, 4/18/1977, 4/27/1984, 4/25/1986, 4/22/1987, 4/20/1992, 4/18/1995, 4/7/2001, 4/15/2002, 4/15/2003, 4/18/2004, 4/30/2010, 4/13/2018 4/11/2019: 82
10. 4/4/1882, 4/25/1886, 4/12/1887, 4/11/1896, 4/13/1896, 4/28/1899, 4/29/1901, 4/18/1909, 4/30/1910, 4/19/1915, 4/19/1917, 4/9/1919, 4/22/1920, 4/19/1927, 4/5/1929, 4/17/1930, 4/14/1931, 4/20/1931, 4/26/1938, 4/25/1939, 4/12/1941, 4/29/1941, 4/24/1942, 4/29/1942, 4/30/1951, 4/19/1954, 4/20/1954, 4/30/1957, 4/17/1958, 4/24/1958, 4/16/19960, 4/22/1962, 4/25/1962, 4/12/1971, 4/21/1973, 4/10/1977, 4/19/1977, 4/20/1977, 4/22/1980, 4/30/1985, 4/23/1988, 4/7/1991, 4/27/1994, 4/12/1996, 4/11/2001, 4/23/2008, 4/1/2010, 4/18/2016, 4/15/2017: 81

Top 20 Aprils with the Warmest Average Low
1. 2017: 48.3
2. 1896: 48.1
3. 1941: 46.4
4. 2010: 46.1
5. 1991, 2001, 206: 45.8
6. 1899, 1915: 45.6
7. 1886: 45.4
8. 1921: 45.3
9. 1938, 1954: 45
10. 1929, 1981: 44.9
11. 1955: 44.8
12. 1880, 2002, 2008, 2019: 44.6
13. 1942: 44.5
14. 1906, 1925: 44.4
15. 1948, 2011: 44.3
16. 2014: 44.2
17. 1999: 44.1
18. 1945: 44
19. 1930, 2003: 43.8
20. 1912, 1957: 43.7

Top 10 Warmest April Lows
1. 4/30/1970: 68
2. 4/19/1896, 4/8/2001: 67
3. 4/27/1915, 4/24/1925, 4/7/2010: 66
4. 4/28/1914, 4/6/1929, 4/22/2001, 4/19/2002: 65
5. 4/8/1893, 4/16/1896, 4/30/1899, 4/7/1929, 4/30/1954, 4/29/1970, 4/29/1974, 4/21/1977, 4/8/1991, 4/29/1991, 4/18/2019: 64
6. 4/25/1881, 4/17/1896, 4/18/1896, 4/26/1915, 4/9/1922, 4/5/1929, 4/29/1936, 4/18/1941, 4/19/1941, 4/11/1981, 4/17/2002, 4/27/2009, 4/16/2017, 4/19/2017, 4/13/2018: 63
7. 4/24/1886, 4/28/1899, 4/22/1902, 4/15/1912, 4/24/1915, 4/20/1917, 4/8/1919, 4/26/1921, 4/23/1925, 4/19/1927, 4/12/1930, 4/15/1941, 4/24/1961, 4/22/1973, 4/28/1974, 4/22/1977, 4/19/2004, 4/13/2014: 62
8. 4/25/1879, 4/5/1892, 4/13/1896, 4/28/1896, 4/29/1896, 4/29/1899, 4/29/1906, 4/23/1908, 4/25/1915, 4/28/1915, 4/13/1916, 4/10/1922, 4/25/1925, 4/26/1925, 4/30/1930, 4/30/1933, 4/30/1936, 4/26/1939, 4/14/1941, 4/30/1942, 4/26/1948, 4/26/1954, 4/20/1957, 4/24/1957, 4/26/1957, 4/24/1960, 4/28/1962, 4/7/2001, 4/11/2001, 4/23/2001, 4/6/2010, 4/10/2013, 4/18/2013, 4/20/2017: 61
9. 4/27/1879, 4/7/1882, 4/22/1891, 4/14/1896, 4/29/1897, 4/23/1899, 4/24/1899, 4/24/1908, 4/15/1910, 4/30/1911, 4/20/1915, 4/20/1916, 4/19/1917, 4/25/1921, 4/11/1930, 4/13/1930, 4/27/1935, 4/23/1944, 4/28/1956, 4/23/1957, 4/25/1957, 4/27/1957, 4/18/1963, 4/20/1973, 4/21/1973, 4/25/1979, 4/28/1981, 4/20/1992, 4/6/2001, 4/12/2001, 4/16/2002, 4/12/2006, 4/25/2008, 4/25/2009, 4/27/2011: 60
10. 4/26/1879, 4/15/1880, 4/14/1883, 4/27/1896, 4/30/1896, 4/24/1904, 4/6/1909, 4/14/1912, 4/23/1913, 4/25/1914, 4/26/1914, 4/8/1922, 4/18/1927, 4/4/1928, 4/5/1928, 4/28/1936, 4/17/1938, 4/27/1938, 4/16/1941, 4/27/1942, 4/28/1942, 4/23/1946, 4/24/1948, 4/22/1952, 4/25/1953, 4/15/1954, 4/22/1954, 4/21/1957, 4/20/1966, 4/19/1973, 4/18/1975, 4/20/1976, 4/20/1977, 4/27/1984, 4/18/1995, 4/12/1996, 4/18/2002, 4/18/2004, 4/21/2006, 4/1/2007, 4/5/2010, 4/23/2011, 4/21/2016, 4/10/2017: 59

Top 5 April Temperature Ranges (Maximum vs. Minimum)
1. 1881, 1915: 68
2. 1896, 1982, 1985, 1990: 66
3. 1899, 1970, 1986, 1987, 1995: 65
4. 1957, 1964: 64
5. 1954, 1960, 1962, 1976: 63




Precipitation Records

Top 20 Wettest Aprils
1. 2011: 7.14″
2. 1893: 7.08″
3. 1998: 6.51″
4. 1996: 6.39″
5. 1964: 6.36″
6. 1940: 6.31″
7. 1965: 5.90″
8. 1957: 5.70″
9. 1983: 5.58″
10. 1945, 1970: 5.52″
11. 2014: 5.47″
12. 1981: 5.38″
13. 1948: 5.32″
14. 1947: 5.30″
15. 2018 5.23″
16. 1880: 5.08″
17. 1950: 5.02″
18. 1966: 4.89″
19. 1882: 4.87″
20. 1999: 4.65″

Top 20 Driest Aprils
1. 1971: 0.67″
2. 1985: 0.73″
3. 1889: 0.83″
4. 1879: 0.92″
5. 1915: 0.95″
6. 1906: 1.16″
7. 1899: 1.18″
8. 1934: 1.24″
9. 1930: 1.28″
10. 1986: 1.31″
11. 1962: 1.33″
12. 1976: 1.44″
13. 1888: 1.53″
14. 1980: 1.59″
15. 1902, 1960: 1.60″
16. 1997: 1.65″
17. 1925: 1.68″
18. 1946: 1.72″
19. 1932: 1.75″
20. 1900: 1.76″

Top 10 April Days with the Most Precipitation
1. 4/19/1940: 2.30″
2. 4/7/1895 2.26″
3. 4/16/1998: 2.23″
4. 4/15/2018: 2.06″
5. 4/30/1983: 2.03″
6. 4/3/2018: 1.95″
7. 4/29/1996: 1.82″
8. 4/25/1950: 1.74″
9. 4/24/1970: 1.72″
10. 4/25/1993: 1.68″

Top 5 Aprils with the Most Precipitation Days
1. 1888: 26
2. 1904, 1953, 1966: 24
3. 1920, 1936, 1964, 1983, 1995, 1998, 2011: 23
4. 1950, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1993: 22
5. 1911, 1918, 1939, 1944, 1951, 1981, 1992, 1996: 21

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 0.25″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1964, 1996, 2011: 9
2. 1893, 1957, 1965, 1981, 2014, 2015: 8
3. 1880, 1890, 1897, 1940, 1945, 1947, 1954, 1958, 1961, 1973, 1979, 1998, 2009: 7
4. 1885, 1886, 1911, 1913, 1921, 1929, 1931, 1939, 1948, 1956, 1959, 1970, 1977, 1983, 2005: 6
5. 1892, 1896, 1904, 1905, 1909, 1920, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1927, 1933, 1936, 1950, 1952, 1972, 1974, 1975, 1984, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2012, 2019: 5

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 0.50″+ Precipitation Days
1. 2011: 7
2. 1945, 1965: 6
3. 1880, 1890, 1920, 1948, 1983, 1998: 5
4. 1893, 1905, 1912, 1913, 1921, 1931, 1954, 1957, 1958, 1970, 2003, 2005, 2012, 2013, 2019: 4
5. 1882, 1887, 1907, 1911, 1914, 1927, 1940, 1944, 1947, 1950, 1956, 1961, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1972, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1996, 1999, 2001, 2004, 2010, 2014: 3

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 1″+ Precipitation Days
1. 1966: 3
2. 1882, 1893, 1895, 1938, 1940, 1947, 1957, 1964, 1970, 1981, 1996, 2011, 2018: 2
3. 1884, 1885, 1887, 1890, 1897, 1909, 1917, 1920, 1922, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1939, 1942, 1944, 1948, 1950, 1952, 1961, 1963, 1969, 1972, 1977, 1978, 1979, 1983, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016: 1
4. All Other Years: 0

Snowfall Records

Top 20 Aprils with the Most Snowfall
1. 1886: 16.9″
2. 1987: 12.6″
3. 1973: 7.1″
4. 1920: 5.4″
5. 1982, 2005: 4.7″
6. 1953: 4.5″
7. 1910, 1996: 3.2
8. 2018: 2.9″
9. 1961: 2.7″
10. 1911: 2.5″
11. 1908: 2.4″
12. 1891: 2.3″
13. 1890, 1901, 1916: 2.0″
14. 1881: 1.8″
15. 1926: 1.6″
16. 1907, 1918: 1.5″
17. 1893: 1.3″
18. 1950: 1.2″
19. 1962, 1992, 1994: 1.1″
20. 1924: 1.0″

Top 10 April Days with the Most Snowfall
1. 4/4/1987: 12.3″
2. 4/12/1973: 6.3″
3. 4/6/1886: 6.1″
4. 4/6/1920: 4.2″
5. 4/18/1953: 4.1″
6. 4/9/1982: 3.9″
7. 4/24/2005: 3.0″
8. 4/5/1886: 2.6″
9. 4/4/1886, 4/30/1908, 4/20/1910: 2.4″
10. 4/10/1890, 4/21/1901, 4/3/1911, 4/8/1916: 2.0″

Top 5 Aprils with the Most Snowfall Days
1. 1961, 2007, 2018: 10
2. 1950: 8
3. 1886, 1904, 1907, 1936, 1943, 1953, 1982, 1996: 7
4. 1905, 1956, 1962, 1966, 1990, 2016: 6
5. 1926, 1931, 1934, 1951, 1957, 1973, 1983, 1985: 5

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 1″+ Snow Days
1. 1886: 6
2. 1920, 1961, 1996, 2005: 2
3. 1890, 1891, 1901, 1907, 1908, 1910, 1911, 1916, 1918, 1924, 1953, 1962, 1973, 1982, 1987, 1994: 1
4. All Other Years: 0

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 2.5″+ Snow Days
1. 1886: 3
2. 1920, 1953, 1973, 1982, 1987, 2005: 1
3. All Other Years: 0

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 5″+ Snow Days
1. 1886, 1973, 1987: 1
2. All Other Years: 0

Top 5 Aprils with the Deepest Daily Snow Depth (1948-2019)
1. 4/5/1987: 10″
2. 4/9/1982: 4″
3. 4/19/1953, 4/12/1973, 4/1/1987, 4/4/1987: 3″
4. 4/6/1987: 2″
5. 4/2/2018, 4/7/2018: 1.2″

Top 5 Aprils with the Most 1″+ Snow Depth Days
1. 1987: 4
2. 1957, 2018: 2
3. 1953, 1954, 1973, 1982, 1992, 2005: 1
4. All Other Years: 0