Average Precipitation for Iowa in April





The tables below give monthly averages for rainfall plus snowfall during April at cities, communities and other locations around Iowa.

Each place has a total for the amount of precipitation it usually receives this month. There is also a count of the number of days with wet weather, when precipitation amounts to 0.01 inches (0.25 millimetres) or more.

The precipitation totals are averages based on weather data collected from 1991 to 2020 for the US National Centers for Environmental Information.

You can jump to a separate table for each region of the state: Eastern, Central and Western Iowa.

Eastern Iowa

Average monthly precipitation in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Burlington 4.2 108
11 Cedar Rapids 4.0 102
11 Clinton 3.4 86
10 Cresco 3.7 95
12 Davenport 3.6 92
12 Decorah 4.0 100
12 Dubuque 3.8 96
11 Iowa City 3.9 98
11 Keokuk 4.2 107
12 Waterloo 4.0 103

Central Iowa

April averages for total rainfall plus snowfall
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
12 Ames 3.9 99
12 Des Moines 4.0 102
10 Fort Dodge 3.7 94
11 Marshalltown 3.8 97
12 Mason City 4.2 105
12 Ottumwa 3.8 95

Western Iowa

Average amount of rain and snow in April
Days Place Inches Milli­metres
11 Carroll 3.4 85
10 Lake Park 3.4 86
8 Milford 3.3 83
8 Onawa 3.3 83
10 Shenandoah 3.3 85
10 Sioux City 3.2 80
9 Spirit Lake 3.0 76
Reference

NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI). Climate Normals.

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