Indianapolis - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Indianapolis, Indiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Indianapolis had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at Indianapolis International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Indianapolis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
83 62 2018 28 17
72 53 2017 22 12
72 53 2016 22 12
77 57 2015 25 14
73 53 2014 23 12
74 56 2013 24 14
80 58 2012 26 14
73 55 2011 23 13
75 57 2010 24 14
Number of days in May when the temperature in Indianapolis rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2018 31 3
2017 19 0
2016 18 0
2015 25 0
2014 21 0
2013 20 0
2012 29 3
2011 18 2
2010 22 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Indianapolis during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Indianapolis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
7 2018 1.4 36
16 2017 8.5 216
17 2016 3.7 95
11 2015 2.5 62
7 2014 4.9 124
15 2013 3.5 89
7 2012 2.7 69
16 2011 5.0 126
19 2010 4.4 113
Reference

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

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