Fort Wayne, Indiana 

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Climate in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana gets 38 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Fort Wayne averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 182 sunny days per year in Fort Wayne. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Fort Wayne gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 122 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 17
Rain: averages 38 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Fort Wayne is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Indiana.

6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Fort Wayne, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Fort Wayne, IndianaUnited States
  38.1 in.38.1 in.
  30.4 in.27.8 in.
  122.4 days106.2 days
  182 days205 days
  83.8°85.8°
  16.9°21.7°
  6.97
  3.64.3
  810 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Fort Wayne with an average high temperature of 83.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Indiana. In Fort Wayne, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Fort Wayne are September, June and August.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Fort Wayne with an average of 16.9°. This is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Fort Wayne, there are 9.3 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Indiana.


In Fort Wayne, there are 128.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Indiana.


In Fort Wayne, there are 4.9 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is warmer than most places in Indiana.


May is the wettest month in Fort Wayne with 4.3 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 31% of yearly precipitation and 18% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 38.1 inches in Fort Wayne means that it is one of the driest places in Indiana.


April is the rainiest month in Fort Wayne with 12.1 days of rain, and September is the driest month with only 8.3 rainy days. There are 122.4 rainy days annually in Fort Wayne, which is rainier than most places in Indiana. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Winter with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 30.4 inches in Fort Wayne means that it is snowier than most places in Indiana. January is the snowiest month in Fort Wayne with 8.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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    Reviews for Fort Wayne    42 Reviews
    Yee-haw - 9/3/2019
    Moved here from Buffalo, NY. Ft Wayne is a big city with lots of greenery and things to do. It is not congested and cost of living is cheap. One complain-drivers with... Read More

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    Fort Wayne, not so great anymore! - 8/27/2019
    I lived in Fort Wayne from 1962 until 1988 then moved north. Fort Wayne was a nice city at one time. It's sad to say, but today, it's become to highly populated with... Read More

    A gem in the midwest - 5/3/2019
    I've lived here my whole life and it's a great place to raise a family. Lots of stuff to do,either it be sports,music,festivals, art or drama scene, outdoor activities... Read More


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