The temperature fell to 5 degrees at the Indianapolis Airport at 8:48 am. This was the coldest start to a morning in nearly 2 years. The last time the airport experienced a colder morning was on February 10, 2011 with a reading of minus 1.
The coldest temperature during the winter of 2010-2011 was a minus 3 on January 21, 2011. As is typical of cold mornings, snow covered the ground in 2011. The snow depth was 4 inches in January and February of 2011 and this morning it was 5 inches. Temperatures will slowly moderate the remainder of the week.