April 1 snow: A C-U record

April 1 snow: A C-U record

We asked Tom Kacich to do some digging (ask him yourself by clicking here):

Snowiest Easter Sunday in C-U weather history had been 2 inches on April 4, 1920 (unofficially 4.5 inches Sunday)

Record April 1 snowfall had been 4.3 inches in 1962 (unofficially 4.5 inches Sunday)

Last time it snowed on April 1: 1.1 inches in 1993

Record low April 2 temperature: 15 degrees in 1899 (unofficially 18 degrees Monday morning)

Wettest April on record: 9.55 inches in 1964

Snowiest April on record: 8 inches in 1920

April outlook for central Illinois according to Climate Prediction Center:

40 percent likelihood of below normal temperatures

50 percent likelihood of above normal precipitation

Unofficial snowfall totals from Sunday (from National Weather Service at Lincoln)

Havana, IL 7 inches

Foosland 6

Fisher 5.5

Farmer City 5.5

Lincoln 5.5

Hoopeston 5.3

Quincy 4.5

Champaign 4.5

Danville 4.3

Ogden 4.1

Philo 3.5

Clinton 3.4

Broadlands 3.3

Gibson City 3

Paris 2.5

Paxton 2Tuscola 2

Sullivan 2

Effingham 1.8

Decatur 1.6

Watseka 1.1

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