Indianapolis - Highest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to questions about the highest temperatures and hottest days in Indianapolis, Indiana. How hot did it get in 2018? When was the last time thermometers in Indianapolis rose above 100 °F? What was the highest temperature in Indianapolis five decades ago? Answers to those questions and much more can be found quickly and easily in the list below of record high temperatures.

This page gives the highest temperature for each year in Indianapolis and the date that it happened. A date with a plus sign means it was that hot on at least one other day earlier that year.

These records were observed at Indianapolis International Airport and go back to 1948. The highest temperature measured during that time was 105 degrees Fahrenheit (41 Celsius) on July 7, 2012 and earlier that year.

Highest Indianapolis temperatures in recent years
Max °F Date Max °C
95 May 28, 2018 35
93 September 22, 2017 34
93 August 11, 2016 34
94 September 04, 2015 34
93 August 26, 2014 34
96 September 10, 2013 + 36
105 July 07, 2012 + 41
100 September 03, 2011 + 38
98 August 11, 2010 37
Highest temperature recorded at Indianapolis each year
Max °F Date Max °C
93 June 24, 2009 34
93 September 02, 2008 34
96 September 05, 2007 + 36
93 August 02, 2006 + 34
95 July 25, 2005 35
89 July 22, 2004 + 32
93 August 27, 2003 34
96 August 04, 2002 36
92 August 22, 2001 + 33
91 September 02, 2000 + 33
99 July 30, 1999 37
94 September 06, 1998 + 34
99 July 27, 1997 37
93 June 30, 1996 34
99 July 14, 1995 37
96 June 18, 1994 36
94 July 28, 1993 34
91 June 17, 1992 33
96 September 13, 1991 + 36
97 July 09, 1990 36
94 June 25, 1989 34
103 July 15, 1988 39
94 August 03, 1987 34
95 July 25, 1986 35
91 July 14, 1985 + 33
93 July 10, 1984 34
99 August 20, 1983 + 37
92 August 04, 1982 + 33
95 July 13, 1981 35
100 July 15, 1980 38
92 August 08, 1979 33
96 June 27, 1978 36
95 July 19, 1977 + 35
94 July 14, 1976 34
91 August 23, 1975 + 33
93 July 18, 1974 + 34
93 July 03, 1973 34
93 July 23, 1972 + 34
94 June 27, 1971 34
99 July 02, 1970 37
92 July 16, 1969 + 33
92 August 24, 1968 + 33
93 July 11, 1967 + 34
99 July 13, 1966 + 37
95 July 24, 1965 35
97 August 03, 1964 36
94 August 03, 1963 34
97 August 20, 1962 36
92 July 31, 1961 33
95 September 08, 1960 35
96 June 30, 1959 36
90 August 30, 1958 + 32
93 June 17, 1957 34
96 August 05, 1956 36
95 September 09, 1955 + 35
104 July 14, 1954 40
100 September 02, 1953 + 38
100 July 28, 1952 38
97 August 31, 1951 36
92 August 16, 1950 33
95 July 04, 1949 35
97 August 27, 1948 + 36
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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