April is a wet month in Iowa with 3" (76mm) to 4" (102mm) of rain in the majority of the state. Snow is light and registers hardly 2" (51mm). The advance of spring brings warm temperatures to the delight of the tourist and locals alike. The average high temperatures are in the pleasant 58°F (14.4°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) range, while the average low temperatures rise above freezing and are in the 33°F (0.6°C) to 41°F (5°C) range. Sunlight improves vastly as the sun shines for nearly 7 hours a day. April in Iowa sees a rise in tourist numbers in the state parks due to the warm temperatures and the absence of extreme conditions. Spring brings greenery to the landscape of rolling hills, agriculture lands, and pastures, while the rain and melting of snow brings a fresh supply of water to the many rivers, lakes, and streams. The sun plays hide and seek with the clouds, as rain is unpredictable - so carry rain protection in the form of an umbrella or a raincoat.