Indianapolis - Recent October Temperatures, Rain & Snow





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

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

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

October temperature averages by year in Indianapolis
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
65 47 2018 18 8
67 49 2017 20 10
70 51 2016 21 11
67 47 2015 20 8
63 45 2014 17 7
64 45 2013 18 7
62 44 2012 16 7
66 45 2011 19 7
71 46 2010 21 8
Number of days in October when the temperature in Indianapolis dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
1 2018 11
3 2017 16
0 2016 16
1 2015 13
0 2014 7
6 2013 11
1 2012 7
1 2011 12
0 2010 17

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

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

Total precipitation for October in Indianapolis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
10 2018 2.5 62
10 2017 2.9 75
8 2016 2.0 50
6 2015 1.8 46
16 2014 3.2 81
14 2013 5.5 139
12 2012 3.9 99
8 2011 2.8 72
5 2010 1.3 34

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Indianapolis for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0.0
0 2017 0.0 0.0
0 2016 0.0 0.0
0 2015 0.0 0.0
0 2014 0.1 0.3
0 2013 0.0 0.0
0 2012 0.0 0.0
0 2011 0.0 0.0
0 2010 0.0 0.0
Reference

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

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