Indianapolis, IN has a humid continental climate with four distinct seasons. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures typically reaching into the high 80s and low 90s. Winters are cold and snowy, with temperatures often dipping below freezing. Spring is mild but rainy, and fall brings crisp cool air as well as some of the most beautiful foliage in the Midwest. Precipitation is fairly even throughout the year, averaging around 40 inches annually.
Indianapolis, Indiana gets 42 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Indianapolis averages 22 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 186 sunny days per year in Indianapolis. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Indianapolis 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.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 42 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 22 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Indianapolis is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Indiana.
8.6 / 5
Summer / Winter
September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Indianapolis, while January and December are the least comfortable months.