They say that April showers bring May flowers. If that is true then, get ready for a blast of color across the area. April 2014 was one of the wettest on record, not only for Minnesota and Wisconsin, but for the entire country. Below are some of the national weather highlights of April 2014.
In Wisconsin, April was the third wettest on record with just under 5 inches of rain for the state average.
In Minnesota, an average of 3.39" of rain pushed April to the 8th wettest on record.
On average, The state of Minnesota receives just over 2 inches of the wet stuff during the month of April.