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January Weather In Indianapolis  
January Indianapolis Weather
Record High: 71°F
Normal High: 34°F
Normal Low: 18°F
Record Low: -27°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.48"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.82"
Avg Monthly Snow: 7"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 10.3"

Indianapolis Weather In January

The hottest January day in Indianapolis for the past 71 years was 71 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on January 3, 1950, while the standard high temperature is 34. The lowest documented temperature for Indianapolis for the past 71 years in January was -27 measured on January 18, 1994, and the typical low is 18.

According to National Weather Service historical Indianapolis January Weather data, on January 20, 1985, the high temperature did not exceed -11 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Indianapolis in the past 71 years. Weather Service records additionally show that on January 24, 1950, the recorded low temperature for the day did not drop below 58 degrees, the highest low measured in Indianapolis in the last 71 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Indianapolis on January First averages 38 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of January averages 35 degrees. The daily low temperature in Indianapolis on January First averages 22 degrees Fahrenheit and the low on the last day of January averages 18 degrees.

Indianapolis normally receives an average of 2.48 inches of rain during January. January Indianapolis Weather records indicated that on January 25, 1950 Indianapolis received 2.82 inches of precipitation, the most rain recorded in a single day in January. Indianapolis receives an average of 7 inches of snow in January.On January 26, 1978 Indianapolis received 10.3 inches of precipitation, the highest snowfall recorded in a single day in January.