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By · July 21, 2011 at 7:07 am

Want to do a little number crunching about heat?

The following info was compiled by the NWS.  The original link can be found here.

 …High Temperature last occurrence at Indianapolis…

 98 degrees on July 20, 2011
 99 degrees on July 30, 1999
102 degrees on August 16, 1988
103 degrees on July 15, 1988
104 degrees on July 14, 1954
106 degrees on July 14, 1936

The highest temperature recorded at the Indianapolis airport is 107 degrees on July 25, 1934.  At this time the official weather station was located in downtown Indianapolis where the temperature reached 105 degrees.

 

…Last time Low Temperature was so warm at Indianapolis…

  78 degrees on July 20, 2011
  79 degrees on July 19, 2011
  80 degrees on August 23, 1936
  81 degrees on August 22, 1936
  82 degrees on August 19, 1936
  84 degrees on July 7, 1874
  85 degrees on June 28, 1874


  
Indianapolis Area 
Occurrences of more than 7 consecutive days with
Maximum Temperature 90 degrees F or higher
Years: 1871-2011

Rank  # Days   End Date
  1     19    8/26/1936
  2     18    7/30/1901
  3     15    7/17/1936
  4     14    8/13/2007
  5     14    7/24/1983
  6     14    7/20/1980
  7     14    7/ 6/1966
  8     13    8/30/1983
  9     13    7/31/1940
 10     12    8/21/1995
 11     12    8/ 2/1941
 12     12    9/27/1891
 13     12    8/ 5/1887
 14     11    8/18/1988
 15     11    7/ 1/1890
 16     11    7/20/1878
 17     10    9/ 4/1973
 18     10    7/ 2/1952
 19     10    7/ 9/1949
 20     10    7/19/1921
 21     10    7/31/1916
 22     10    9/16/1897
 23     10    7/13/1881
 24      9    6/22/1994
 25      9    7/20/1977
 26      9    9/ 2/1953
 27      9    8/ 3/1953
 28      9    8/16/1944
 29      9    8/ 7/1935
 30      9    7/26/1934
 31      9    7/13/1914
 32      9    6/26/1910
 33      9    8/11/1900
 34      9    7/10/1897
 35      8    7/26/1999
 36      8    7/10/1988
 37      8    8/26/1959
 38      8    8/ 6/1955
 39      8    8/29/1948
 40      8    8/ 2/1931
 41      8    7/ 7/1921
 42      8    7/27/1914
 43      8    7/ 9/1902
 44      8    7/ 5/1901
 45      8    8/11/1896
 46      8    8/ 4/1890
 47      8    7/18/1887

Maximum Days in a Month of 90 degrees and higher at Indianapolis
Month Average Maximum Year
April 0.0  1 1925, 1942
May 0.4  6 1941
June 3.3 18 1934, 1954
July 7.3 25 1901
August 4.7 23 1983
September 1.8 12 1891, 1897
October 0.0  2 2007
Annual 17.5 58 1983

 

Maximum Days in a Month of 100 degrees and higher at Indianapolis
Month Average Maximum Year
June 0.1  4 1934
July 0.3  9 1936
August 0.1  3 1936
September 0.1  2 1939, 1953
Annual 0.4 12 1936

 

Years at Indianapolis With Daily Temperatures of 100 Degrees

                            Year           Jun            Jul          Aug        Sep          Ann
1936 0 9 3 0 12
1934 4 6 0 0 10
1988 1 3 1 0 5
1954 1 2 0 1 4
1953 1 0 0 2 3
1881 0 2 1 0 3
1887 0 3 0 0 3
1901 0 3 0 0 3
1930 0 3 0 0 3
1939 0 0 0 2 2
1895 1 0 1 0 2
1911 0 2 0 0 2
1916 0 2 0 0 2
1918 0 0 1 0 1
1913 0 1 0 0 1
1914 0 1 0 0 1
1940 0 1 0 0 1
1941 0 1 0 0 1
1952 0 1 0 0 1
1980 0 1 0 0 1
Record Total 8 41 7 5 61
Annual Average 0.1 0.3 0.1 0 0.4

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