Cool April In Moses Lake and Ephrata

Cool April In Moses Lake and Ephrata
Cool April In Moses Lake and Ephrata

It’s been a chilly Spring in the Columbia Basin, and in Moses Lake and Ephrata, April has been especially cool.  At the Moses Lake airport, it was officially the 3rd coolest April on record.  The average high temperature was 45.1, which is 5.2 degrees below average.  The record for the coolest April is 44.2 degrees set back in 1955. Ephrata, meanwhile, set an all time record for the coolest April, with an average high of 45.0 degrees.  That’s 6.6 degrees below average.  The previous record for Ephrata was 45.1, also set back in 1955.