Indianapolis - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Indianapolis, Indiana was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives 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 really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed 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

Indianapolis temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
65 46 2017 18 8
65 47 2016 18 8
63 44 2015 17 7
59 41 2014 15 5
61 43 2013 16 6
67 47 2012 19 8
64 46 2011 18 8
64 45 2010 18 7
Number of days each year when the temperature in Indianapolis dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
3 85 2017 177 14
1 98 2016 172 28
6 97 2015 169 13
12 124 2014 154 3
0 133 2013 158 14
0 93 2012 173 51
2 90 2011 155 42
0 109 2010 186 37

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Indianapolis during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Indianapolis
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
124 2017 47.5 1205
77 2016 46.0 1168
79 2015 48.2 1224
75 2014 41.6 1057
66 2013 45.9 1167
67 2012 38.0 966
84 2011 49.7 1261
74 2010 33.9 861

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Indianapolis and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
4 2017 8.6 22
6 2016 16.3 41
9 2015 24.7 63
11 2014 49.8 126
11 2013 28.5 72
6 2012 22.4 57
8 2011 23.3 59
10 2010 42.0 107
Reference

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

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