April brings welcome warmth to Nebraska as the spring season advances rapidly. The days are occasionally wet as the precipitation sees a marked increase to register 2" (51mm) to 3" (76mm) in the majority of the state. The thawing of snow provides suitable grounds for the growing season by the last week of April. The southeast is generally free of snow by mid-spring, while the northwest may see it linger for a few days more. The average high temperatures are between a warm 58°F (14.4°C) to 65°F (18.3°C), while the average night temperatures are in the cold 30°F (-1.1°C) to 40°F (4.4°C) zone. Grand Island in the south-central region has warm temperatures between 38°F (3.3°C) to 63°F (17.2°C), while Scottsbluff is cold in the 32°F (0°C) to 61°F (16.1°C) range. The beautiful sunshine lasts for a daily 8 hours, and the atmosphere is filled with joy as the ground adorns a green texture. The tourist season sees a bump as zoos, parks, trails, and campgrounds welcome the enthusiastic visitors. Nebraska sees a rise in thunderstorms in April.