Total precipitation was 6.9 inches – 3.76 inches more than the average of 3.14 inches. There were 15 days with measurable precipitation last month, six more than the average of 9 days. The greatest 24-hour total was 1.63 inches April 21.
Comparing last month with all Aprils on record (1894-2014):
• Four were wetter and 115 were drier
• The wettest was in 2008 when 8.74 inches of precipitation fell
• The driest was in 1946, .67 of inches
• One inch of snow fell last month
• The snowiest April was in 1973 when 14 inches of snow fell.

Temperatures
No record temperatures were set last month. The average temperature was 45.6 degrees, 1.7 degree below average.
The warmest temperature last month was 71 degrees April 19 and April 20. The coldest temperature was 16 degrees April 1.
Comparing last month with all Aprils on record (1894-2014, with data from 1911 missing):
• 80 Aprils were warmer and 39 were cooler
• The warmest average temperature was 55.7 degrees in 1915
• The coldest average was 39 degrees in 1950
• The warmest temperature recorded for the month was 93 degrees April 22, 1980 and April 29, 1910
• The coldest temperature was 5 degrees April 6, 1982

Past 12 months
Last month was the sixth consecutive month with a below average mean temperature, Bernatz reported. Eight of the last 12 months were colder than average.
April 2014 is the third consecutive month with above average precipitation.