Weather — April 2016

Temperatures without decimals are from Rock County Airport observations; we were out of town on the 7th and 8th. ~ Rain gauge tipped over on the 19th, so that day’s rain total is taken from airport data.

Date Day Low
Precipitation (inches)
4/30Sat 42.6°50.5°Rain 0.72″
Cloudy with brisk east winds; light rain after 10 am. High between 10 and 11 am
4/29Fri 41.5°52.7°
Generally cloudy, with east or northeast winds
4/28Thu 40.3°51.1°Rain 0.51″
Cloudy with east winds; light rain between 3 and 8 am (0.43″), and again after 10 pm (0.08″)
4/27Wed 41.2°57.0°Rain 0.19″
Mostly cloudy, with strong east winds; light rain between 2 and 6 pm
4/26Tue 44.6°58.6°
Cloudy with northeast winds
4/25Mon 58.8°81.9°
Low was late Sunday night. Sunny in the morning, with southwest winds; mostly cloudy in the afternoon. Clearing after 5 pm, with west winds
4/24Sun 43.2°79.0°
Mostly cloudy in the morning, with southeast winds. Partly cloudy in the afternoon, with south winds
4/23Sat 38.5°66.4°
Sunny with light east breezes in the morning; mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon, with southeast winds
4/22Fri 51.1°61.5°
Mostly cloudy, with northeast winds becoming north after 1 pm. Clearing after 7 pm
4/21Thu 58.6°75.0°
Mostly cloudy with westerly breezes
4/20Wed 46.9°70.7°Rain (trace)
Mostly cloudy with east or southeast breezes; few sprinkles at 7 pm hour
4/19Tue 50.7°57.0°Rain 0.02″
Cloudy with easterly winds; light rain in the afternoon and evening
4/18Mon 51.3°83.8°
Mostly cloudy and calm in the morning; clearing by afternoon, with southwest breezes
4/17Sun 49.6°81.7°
Sunny and calm in the morning; southeast breezes in the afternoon
4/16Sat 45.1°80.6°
Clear early and late; mostly cloudy 1 to 4 pm. Southeast winds becoming east after 4 pm
4/15Fri 40.3°70.9°
Sunny, with southeast winds becoming east after 4 pm
4/14Thu 36.0°64.9°
Sunny with mainly southeast breezes
4/13Wed 36.3°58.1°
Mostly cloudy, with southeast winds becoming east in the afternoon
4/12Tue 27.1°51.4°
Clear and generally calm
4/11Mon 38.7°51.4°
Mostly cloudy in the morning, with brisk northwest winds. Gradual clearing through the afternoon
4/10Sun 32°49.6°Rain 0.18″
Light rain before 3 pm, and south winds; warmest after the rain
4/9Sat 20.1°39.0°
Mostly sunny; light northwest winds becoming calm by 1 pm
4/8Fri 34.3°41°Rain; Snow 1.0″ (Precip 0.10″)
Rain in the morning (0.06″), then a bit of snow (trace). Cloudy and breezy, from the northwest. Partial clearing around 4 pm, then snow after 6 pm (1.0″)
4/7Thu 34°43°Snow (trace)
Occasional light snow in the morning; cloudy with north or northwest winds
4/6Wed 40.1°52.0°Rain 0.52″
Light rain ending before sunrise; cloudy with light southerly winds becoming northwest afte 11 am
4/5Tue 23.5°49.6°Next day
Clear early, then increasing clouds, with southerly winds. Light rain after 4 pm
4/4Mon 31.5°40.5°
Cloudy and colder, with north winds around 12 mph
4/3Sun 26.8°71.4°
Low was before midnight on Saturday. Partly cloudy, with rapidly rising temperatures between 11 am and 3 pm, and strong southwest winds (gusts to 39 mph at the airport). Becoming clear after 7 pm, with winds shifting to north after 8 pm
4/2Sat 29.5°40.8°Snow 0.2″ - Precip 0.04″
Light snow, mainly between 6 and 8 am and again throughout the midday. Mostly cloudy, with strong northwest winds (gusts to 46 mph at the airport). Clearing after 4 pm; winds diminishing from 6 pm onward
4/1Fri 35.2°55.2°Rain 0.02″
Cloudy or mostly cloudy; west winds after 11 am, becoming northwest and increasing after 1 pm. Light rain in the afternoon. Breezy toward evening