April sees the advance of the spring season in Minnesota, with the days warming up considerably. The average high temperatures are in the warm zone of 49°F (9.4°C) to 61°F (16.1°C), and the average low temperatures hover in the cold range of 24°F (-4.4°C) to 37°F (2.8°C). Winona in southern Minnesota is one of the warmest places with temperatures in the 39°F (3.9°C) to 61°F (16.1°C) range. The snowfall is moderate in the northern regions, while the south receives more precipitation than snow. Mixing of different air masses from the north and south leads to unstable weather. The spring sun reaches its moderate intensity with 6 to 7 hours of daily sunshine. Warm clothing makes nights comfortable, while the days are fine in light clothes, with a rain jacket to withstand the moderate precipitation. Freshwater from rain and thawing of snow fills the rivers and lakes. Expect the conditions to improve gradually. April is a shoulder season for budget travelers to visit Minnesota.