Days of Sunshine Per Year in Indiana

Number of Sunny Days

In the table below, the average number of Sunny Days for a city in Indiana is the total days in a year when the sky is mostly clear. This includes the days when cloud covers up to 30% of the sky during daylight hours.

Partly Sunny Days have cloud covering from 40% to 70% of the sky during the daytime. The rest of the days are mainly overcast, with at least 80% cloud cover.

Total Days With Sun is a sum of the Sunny plus Partly Sunny days. All the numbers are annual averages, made from years of weather watching.

Annual days of sunshine
City Sunny Partly Sunny Total Days
With Sun
Evansville 102 100 202
Fort Wayne 78 102 180
Indianapolis 88 99 187
South Bend 73 100 173

Amount of Sun

Here's another way to look at how much sunshine a city gets. The % Sun number measures the percentage of time between sunrise and sunset that sunshine reaches the ground. Again, these amounts are yearly averages based on many years of weather observations.

Percent sunshine yearly
City % Sun
Evansville 59
Fort Wayne 59
Indianapolis 55

National Climatic Data Center. Comparative Climatic Data.

Indiana Sunshine
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