Average Temperature 49.7° 4.8 degrees above normal. This makes April ’05 the warmest month in terms of above average temperature since December of ’03.
High temperature 76° on the 18th & 19th. the first 21 days of the month were above normal Low 28° on the 29th, as the months last 5 days were below normal.
Precipitation .43 inches, 2.48″ below normal.
Rainiest day: .21 inches on the 27th. Despite this water levels continue to rise.
Clear skies returned with 21 clear days, 5 partly cloudy and only 4 cloudy days.
Wind Average 10.0 knots. Windiest day was the 24th at 20.7 knots, least windy day 4.0 on the 4th.
Year to Date: The warm April brough temperatures to .88 degrees above normal.
Outlook: Precipitation is expected to be above normal, more good news for lake levels, while temperature will be near normal (56.1°) in May. 3 of the last 5 May’s in Muskegon have been above normal in temperature. Coolest of these was ’02 warmest ’00.
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