Ithaca Climate Summary for April 2001
- With a monthly average temperature of 45.6 degrees, the month averaged 1.6 degrees warmer than normal.
- This April was warmer than April of the last two years.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 85 degrees on the 23rd.
- This tied a record for the day set in 1946.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 20 degrees on the 19th.
- This also tied a record for the day set in 1904.
- April precipitation totalled only 0.79 inches, which represented 27% of normal.
- Precipitation fell on only 9 days, with the most on any one day being 0.26 inches.
- This was the second driest April since records began in 1879. The driest was 0.55 inches in 1915.
- There was no measurable snowfall this month. Only a trace of snow was noted on the 1st and 2nd.
- There has been no measurable snowfall during April in three of the last four years. However, there was snowfall in each of the previous thirteen Aprils (1985-1997).
- The seasonal snowfall total still stands at 82.1 inches, 15.1 inches more than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (email@example.com)
Northeast Regional Climate Center