Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Indiana United States

We show the climate in Indiana by comparing the average weather in 3 representative places: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Evansville.

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Average High and Low Temperature in Indiana

Average High and Low Temperature in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F68228536641932268841NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The daily average high and low air temperature at 2 meters above the ground.
HighJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 36°F41°F52°F64°F74°F82°F85°F83°F77°F65°F52°F40°F
Fort Wayne 33°F36°F48°F61°F71°F80°F83°F81°F74°F62°F49°F37°F
Evansville 42°F46°F57°F68°F77°F85°F88°F87°F80°F69°F56°F45°F
LowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 23°F26°F35°F45°F55°F64°F67°F65°F58°F47°F37°F27°F
Fort Wayne 20°F22°F31°F41°F51°F60°F64°F62°F54°F44°F35°F25°F
Evansville 27°F30°F39°F48°F58°F66°F69°F67°F59°F48°F39°F31°F

Indianapolis

Average Hourly Temperature in IndianapolisJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingfreezingcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmvery coldvery coldfreezingfreezing

Fort Wayne

Average Hourly Temperature in Fort WayneJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldcoldcoldcoolwarmvery coldcomfortablecomfortable

Evansville

Average Hourly Temperature in EvansvilleJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM4 AM4 AM8 AM8 AM12 PM12 PM4 PM4 PM8 PM8 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhot
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Chance of Clearer Skies in Indiana

Chance of Clearer Skies in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%70413745NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The percentage of time the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy (i.e., less than 60% of the sky is covered by clouds).
Clearer SkiesJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 42%42%47%50%50%56%64%69%68%61%50%42%
Fort Wayne 38%39%45%48%50%56%64%68%66%58%47%39%
Evansville 47%46%49%53%52%56%63%68%67%62%53%47%

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Indiana

Daily Chance of Precipitation in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%4220391741NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The percentage of days in which precipitation is observed, excluding trace quantities.
Days of Precip.JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 6.7d6.3d8.7d10.5d12.3d12.3d12.2d10.2d7.9d7.6d7.9d7.8d
Fort Wayne 6.1d5.2d7.7d9.5d11.4d11.0d10.9d10.3d8.4d7.8d7.1d7.2d
Evansville 7.1d6.8d9.2d10.7d12.4d11.6d11.1d9.0d7.6d7.9d8.0d8.4d

Average Monthly Rainfall in Indiana

Average Monthly Rainfall in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in5 in5 in4.21.63.71.04.72.5NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The average rainfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
RainfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 1.8″1.7″2.7″3.8″4.1″4.1″3.5″3.0″2.9″2.9″3.0″2.5″
Fort Wayne 1.2″1.1″1.9″2.9″3.4″3.6″3.2″3.1″2.7″2.5″2.4″1.8″
Evansville 2.5″2.7″3.6″4.3″4.5″3.6″3.2″2.6″2.8″3.1″3.6″3.4″

Average Monthly Snowfall in Indiana

Average Monthly Snowfall in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in1 in1 in2 in2 in3 in3 in4 in4 in4.03.3NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The average snowfall accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question.
SnowfallJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 3.7″3.7″1.4″0.2″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.4″2.9″
Fort Wayne 3.8″4.0″2.4″0.4″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.5″3.1″
Evansville 2.9″3.0″0.9″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.3″2.1″

Hours of Daylight in Indiana

Hours of Daylight in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec4 hr4 hr6 hr6 hr8 hr8 hr10 hr10 hr12 hr12 hr14 hr14 hr16 hr16 hr18 hr18 hr20 hr20 hr15.09.4NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The number of hours during which the Sun is at least partly above the horizon.
DaylightJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 9.7h10.7h12.0h13.3h14.4h14.9h14.6h13.6h12.4h11.1h10.0h9.4h
Fort Wayne 9.6h10.7h12.0h13.4h14.5h15.1h14.8h13.7h12.4h11.0h9.9h9.3h
Evansville 9.9h10.8h12.0h13.2h14.3h14.8h14.5h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.1h9.6h

Chance of Muggy Conditions in Indiana

Chance of Muggy Conditions in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%564071NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The percentage of time that is muggy, oppressive, or miserable (i.e., a dew point greater than 65°F).
Muggy daysJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.2d2.9d10.4d16.6d14.1d6.0d0.7d0.0d0.0d
Fort Wayne 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d1.3d6.5d11.7d10.1d3.7d0.3d0.0d0.0d
Evansville 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.5d5.3d14.7d21.4d18.4d8.2d1.1d0.1d0.0d

Average Wind Speed in Indiana

Average Wind Speed in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mph14 mph14 mph11.46.512.77.2NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The average of mean hourly wind speeds at 10 meters above the ground.
Wind Speed (mph)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 11.211.111.310.99.27.86.86.77.89.210.310.6
Fort Wayne 12.512.212.311.910.18.77.77.48.610.311.511.8
Evansville 10.710.811.110.89.27.66.66.67.69.010.010.2

Tourism Score in Indiana

Tourism Score in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.80.16.7NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The tourism score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F.

Beach/Pool Score in Indiana

Beach/Pool Score in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810105.9NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The beach/pool score, which favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F.

Growing Season in Indiana

Growing Season in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%20%20%40%40%60%60%80%80%100%100%NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season, defined as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

Growing Degree Days in Indiana

Growing Degree Days in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec1,000°F1,000°F2,000°F2,000°F3,000°F3,000°F4,000°F4,000°FNowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisEvansvilleEvansville
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, where growing degree days are defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature (50°F in this case).

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Indiana

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in IndianaJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh6.81.86.7NowNowIndianapolisIndianapolisFort WayneFort WayneEvansvilleEvansville
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter.
Solar Energy (kWh)JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Indianapolis 2.13.04.25.46.26.76.76.25.13.72.41.8
Fort Wayne 1.92.84.15.36.26.86.76.15.03.52.21.6
Evansville 2.43.24.45.66.36.66.66.25.23.92.72.1

This report illustrates the typical weather for Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Evansville year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

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