Indianapolis - Lowest Temperature for Each Year





Here's where you'll find answers to your questions about the lowest temperatures and coldest days in Indianapolis, Indiana. For instance: When was the last time Indianapolis got colder than -10 °F? How cold did Indianapolis get in 2018?

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

These records were observed at Indianapolis International Airport and go back to 1948. The lowest temperature measured during that time was -27 degrees Fahrenheit (-33 Celsius) on January 19, 1994.

Lowest Indianapolis temperatures in recent years
Min °F Date Min °C
-12 January 02, 2018 -24
-3 December 27, 2017 -19
-1 December 19, 2016 -18
-7 January 08, 2015 -22
-15 January 06, 2014 -26
2 December 12, 2013 -17
11 December 30, 2012 + -12
-3 January 21, 2011 -19
1 December 15, 2010 + -17
Lowest temperature recorded at Indianapolis each year
Min °F Date Min °C
-12 January 16, 2009 -24
0 January 20, 2008 -18
-6 February 16, 2007 -21
4 February 19, 2006 -16
-2 January 18, 2005 -19
-11 January 31, 2004 -24
-9 January 27, 2003 -23
4 March 04, 2002 -16
3 January 03, 2001 -16
-8 January 21, 2000 -22
-9 January 10, 1999 + -23
4 December 31, 1998 -16
-12 January 12, 1997 -24
-12 February 04, 1996 -24
-1 December 09, 1995 + -18
-27 January 19, 1994 -33
-9 February 18, 1993 -23
-8 January 16, 1992 -22
0 January 22, 1991 -18
-2 December 24, 1990 -19
-23 December 22, 1989 -31
-4 February 13, 1988 + -20
-3 January 24, 1987 -19
-1 January 27, 1986 -18
-22 January 20, 1985 -30
-21 January 21, 1984 -29
-17 December 24, 1983 -27
-21 February 10, 1982 -29
-11 December 20, 1981 -24
-7 March 02, 1980 -22
-16 February 05, 1979 -27
-6 February 07, 1978 -21
-20 January 17, 1977 + -29
-9 December 31, 1976 -23
-4 February 10, 1975 + -20
-4 January 12, 1974 -20
-5 December 22, 1973 -21
-20 January 16, 1972 -29
-5 February 02, 1971 -21
-17 January 07, 1970 -27
-2 January 10, 1969 + -19
-12 January 01, 1968 -24
-9 December 31, 1967 -23
-11 January 30, 1966 -24
-10 February 02, 1965 + -23
-5 January 14, 1964 -21
-18 January 28, 1963 -28
-12 January 10, 1962 -24
-10 January 28, 1961 -23
-10 December 23, 1960 -23
-13 January 05, 1959 -25
-6 February 17, 1958 -21
-7 January 14, 1957 -22
-3 January 31, 1956 -19
-7 January 29, 1955 -22
1 January 12, 1954 -17
-1 December 18, 1953 + -18
4 January 29, 1952 -16
-19 February 02, 1951 -28
-4 February 26, 1950 -20
0 January 30, 1949 -18
-10 January 28, 1948 -23
Reference

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

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