April State Temperature Averages

State April 2009 Coolest Warmest
Temperature Departure Rank Average Year Average Year
Connecticut 48.9 1.8 97 40.0 1943 51.9 1921
Delaware 54.6 1.6 90 46.4 1907 57.9 1994
Maine 41.8 2.7 100 33.2 1926 44.5 1910
Maryland 54.2 1.5 88 45.9 1907 57.8 1994
Massachusetts 48.1 2.7 103 40.3 1943 50.5 1945
New Hampshire 44.4 2.2 100 34.6 1926 47.7 1941
New Jersey 52.6 2.2 95 44.5 1907 55.6 1921
New York 46.0 2.5 92 36.8 1943 50.2 1921
Pennsylvania 48.9 1.4 78 41.6 1943 53.8 1921
Rhode Island 49.7 3.0 111 40.9 1907 51.1 1976
Vermont 43.5 2.1 91 33.3 1926 47.5 1945
West Virginia 51.9 1.0 71 44.4 1907 56.7 1954
Northeast 47.4 2.0 89 39.8 1943 50.9 1921

Rankings are for 115 years between 1895 and 2009. 1=coolest; 115=warmest.

April State Precipitation Averages

State April 2009 Driest Wettest
Precipitation Departure Pct Normal Rank Amount Year Amount Year
Connecticut 3.72 -0.58 86% 55 0.89 1942 11.34 1983
Delaware 5.54 2.03 157% 109 0.55 1985 7.24 1983
Maine 3.84 0.38 110% 78 0.81 1966 7.34 1901
Maryland 4.84 1.41 141% 96 0.69 1985 7.47 1983
Massachusetts 4.13 0.02 100% 74 1.12 1999 9.69 1987
New Hampshire 3.59 0.09 102% 69 0.59 1941 7.35 2007
New Jersey 4.71 0.78 119% 88 0.90 1963 9.07 2007
New York 2.49 -0.93 72% 26 1.11 2001 6.32 1983
Pennsylvania 3.21 -0.34 90% 56 1.22 1946 6.47 1993
Rhode Island 6.06 1.74 140% 101 0.78 1942 11.19 1983
Vermont 2.38 -0.90 72% 28 0.72 1941 6.50 1996
West Virginia 4.05 0.43 111% 71 1.36 1900 7.11 1901
Northeast 3.44 -0.11 96% 61 1.48 1896 6.60 1983

Rankings are for 115 years between 1895 and 2009. 1=driest; 115=wettest.


Departures are calculated using the 1971-2000 normals.