Interesting Indy Winter Weather Stats

Interesting Winter Weather Statistics
Indianapolis 1871-2009
 
With winter season right around the corner, here are some statistics highlighting extremes for average temperature, snowfall, and precipitation for Indianapolis.
 
 
Average Annual Snowfall: 27.0”
 
Years with Highest Snowfall
 
 
Total Snowfall
1981-82
58.2”
1977-78
57.9”
1995-96
51.7”
2002-03
50.0”
1895-96
46.8”
 
 
Years with Lowest Snowfall
 
 
Total Snowfall
1918-19
5.5”
1949-50
5.8”
1931-32
5.9”
1934-35
6.2”
1982-83
7.1”
 
 
 
Average Winter Season Temperature (December-February): 29.8°
  
Coldest Winter Seasons (December-February)
 
 
Avg. Temperature
1976-77
20.7°
1977-78
21.8°
1962-63
22.0°
1917-18
22.8°
1935-36
23.3°
 
 
Warmest Winter Seasons (December-February)
 
 
Avg. Temperature
1889-90
40.9°
1931-32
39.7°
1879-80
39.6°
1877-78
39.2°
1875-76
38.5°
 
 
 
Average Winter Season Precipitation (December-February): 7.92”
 
Wettest Winter Seasons (December-February)
 
 
Precipitation
1949-50
22.33”
1889-90
18.24”
1881-82
16.42”
1879-80
14.58”
1875-76
14.53”
 
  
 
Driest Winter Seasons (December-February)
 
 
Precipitation
1962-63
2.82”
1930-31
3.10”
1942-43
3.36”
1876-77
3.68”
1991-92
4.00”
 
 
Coldest Temperature ever recorded in Indianapolis: -27° (1/19/1994)
Greatest Snowfall in a Single Storm: 16.1” (2/16-2/18/1910)
Average Date of First Measurable Snowfall: November 19
Average Date of Last Measurable Snowfall: March 30
 
 
 
 
Data compiled by the Indianapolis National Weather Service Office


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