April Ending Warmer 30 Apr 12

The month of April ends with warmer air moving into Minnesota. Statewide highs today (MON) should reach into the 60′s and 70′s, following a rather wet weekend. During that time, the threat of wildfires decreased, especially across the lower half of the state. The DNR reports there is still a higher fire danger rating over the upper third of Minnesota. The temperatures in New Ulm varied widely throughout the month of April, with the highest temp for the month being 81-degrees on the 26th, and the lowest being a stretch of 20-degree nights from the 12th through the 14th. A total of 2.39-inches of precipitation fell in New Ulm in April as well.