November Starts Out Warmer, Drier Than October

While October started out cool and wet across Central Indiana, November is starting out warmer and drier. Here are some interesting comparisons of the first 10 days of each month for the Indianapolis Area:

  October 1-10 November 1-10
Average High Temperature 60.5 61.2
  3rd coldest average high for the period 24th warmest average high for the period
Precipitation 2.67 inches 0.01 inches
  12th wettest start 8th driest start


Other notes:

  • November's highest temperature of 72 degrees beats October's warmest of 70 degrees. This is only the 3rd time since 1871 this has happened. The other years were 1977 and 1987.
  • November has seen more days of 70 degrees or higher in November than October. This has only happened once before, in 1888. 

Temperature records for Indianapolis start in 1871.

Looking at other locations around Central Indiana, here are the departures from the average daily temperature for the first 10 days of November:



Departure from Average Monthly Temperature
(November 1-10)



Indianapolis Eagle Creek








Terre Haute




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