Weather in Salt Lake City

April 1991Highs

For Month (April 5) 80.0 degrees

Average this month: 58.2 degrees

30-year average 61.1 degrees

Record (Apr. 19, 1962) 85.0 degrees

Lows

For Month (April 11) 29.0 degrees

Average this month: 37.6 degrees

30-year average 37.2 degrees

Record (Apr. 2, 1936) 14.0 degrees

Snowfall

Total 13.7"

30-year average 5.3"

April record (1974) 26.4"

Precipitation

Total for month 2.71"

30-year average 2.21"

Most in 24 hrs. (April 25) 1.10"

April Record ( 1944) 4.90"

Records set at Salt Lake weather station

April 5: Tied record-high minimum temp., 52 degrees, set in 1954.

April 6: Record-high minimum temperature, 53 degrees; previously 49 degrees, 1960.

April 11: Record snowfall, 2.3 inches; previously 1.5 inches, 1984.

April 12: Record low maximum temperature, 38 degrees; previously 39 degrees. 1945.

April 27: Record snowfall, 6.3 inches; previously 4.7 inches, 1970.

Month of April: 2 clear days, tied record for fewest clear days set in 1967.

Utah weather highlights:

April 1: No Foolin', lighting struck a house at Raintree Apartment Complex in St. George. Winds reached 45 mph at Cedar City and St. George. Rainfall mostly light; Green River, .41 ", Cedar City, .13"; and Bryce Canyon, .14"

April 6: Unseasonably warm with record highs set for day at Delta, 83 degrees; Ogden, 76 degrees; Dugway, 79 degrees.

April 10-12: A storm with wimpy amounts of moisture became a monster as it slowly moved out of the Beehive State. Alta got 30 inches; Snowbird, 39; Tooele, 14 inches; Santaquin and Meadow, 12 each. Water amounts: Alta, 2.08"; Nephi, 1.05"; Tooele, 1.86"; Olympus Cove, 1.13"; and Payson, .96".

April 25-28: Prolonged precipitation from a cold and very moist storm. Alta got 63 inches of snow with 4.63 inches water; Snowbird, 61 inches and 4.74 inches water. Other water amounts; Provo-BYU, 1.51 inches; Tooele, 1.30"; Hogle Zoo, 2.38"; Salt Lake City, 1.89".

Some April precipitation totals: Brigham City, 1.65 inches (75 percent of normal); Farmington, 3.89 inches (132); Holladay, 3.98 inches (142 Perdent); Olympus Cove, 5.48 inchesw (150 percent); and Alta, 9.90 inches (147 percent).

Source: Salt Lake office, National Weather Service

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