April lacks showers, and snow compared to average

Ames, Iowa – If you aren’t yet finding many flowers in your yard, that could be due to a drop in April showers, which you might find odd if you’re trying to get in a field.

State Climatologist Justin Glisan reviewed the rainfall totals for the just completed month.

He says we were short in every type of precipitation — including snow.

Temperatures in April were just about in line with the statewide trend.

There were no reports of severe weather during April.

Glisan says May is shaping up to be on the cool and wet side. April lacks showers, and snow compared to average.


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