Indianapolis Consecutive Days of Rainfall Nears Record

Measurable rain (at least 0.01 inch) has fallen at the Indianapolis International Airport every day since May 10. This means there has been 12 consecutive days with measurable precipitation. For the Indianapolis Area, this is the second longest stretch of measurable precipitation. The record for most consecutive days of measurable precipitation is 13 days, which occurred in April 1893.

 Precipitation records for the Indianapolis Area go back to 1871. Below is a table of the longest stretches of measurable precipitation for the Indianapolis Area.

Rank  # Days   End Date
  1     13    4/21/1893
  2     12    5/21/2010
  3     11    7/17/1992
  4     11    6/19/1945
  5     11    5/15/1933
  6     11   12/20/1929
  7     11    5/ 9/1908
  8     11    1/26/1896
  9     11   12/23/1883
 10     11    7/ 7/1876
 11     11    3/24/1875
 12     10    1/20/1907
 13     10    9/13/1890
 14     10    2/13/1884


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