April 29 is one of only two calendar dates that has never had a rainfall of an inch or more (the greatest amount was 0.89" in 1909). The other date is September 9. (April 30 was on this short list until 2014 when 4.97" fell.)
Low temperatures ranged from 38° to 40° for the past nine days (the average low in late April is in the mid-40s). Besides chilly mornings, this period was also rainy, with slightly more than four inches of rain measured.
The day after the year's first reading in the 80s (the high was 80°), today's high of 89° was a record for the date (a record that still stands) - 23 degrees above average.
The day after the high reached 90°, today's temperature fell steadily throughout the day and was in the 50s during the afternoon.
For the second day in a row the high reached 85°. And although 4/16 had the warmest reading of the month (87°), today had the warmest mean temperature as the low of 64° was five degrees warmer than 4/16's.