The best times to visit Indiana for ideal weather are

April 30th to October 21st

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Indiana Travel Info

Weather in Indiana


Average temperatures in Indiana vary drastically. Considering humidity, temperatures feel cold for about half of the year and otherwise nice with a very low chance of rain or snow throughout the year. The area is somewhat temperate — in the 48th percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Indiana, the hottest months are July, August, and then June. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally mid July where highs are regularly around 85.4°F (29.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 65.1°F (18.4°C) at night.

Indiana Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Indiana Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Indiana Perceived Temperature (F)


Indiana Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Indiana Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 34.2 26.1 18.7
Feb 34.9 26.6 19
Mar 51 40.6 31.9
Apr 63.8 52 41.7
May 74.9 63.8 53.3
Jun 82 71.7 62
Jul 84.1 73.8 63.8
Aug 83.2 72.3 61.9
Sep 77.8 66.2 56
Oct 65.8 54.6 44.9
Nov 52.3 42.7 34.1
Dec 41.4 34.3 27.9

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 1.2 -3.3 -7.4
Feb 1.6 -3 -7.2
Mar 10.6 4.8 -0.1
Apr 17.7 11.1 5.4
May 23.8 17.7 11.8
Jun 27.8 22.1 16.7
Jul 28.9 23.2 17.7
Aug 28.4 22.4 16.6
Sep 25.4 19 13.3
Oct 18.8 12.6 7.2
Nov 11.3 5.9 1.2
Dec 5.2 1.3 -2.3



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Indiana are August, January, and then September. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around mid January. For example, on the week of January 15th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in late April with an average of 1 days of significant precipitation the week of April 23rd.

When can you find snow in Indiana? Weather stations report large amounts of snow likely to be deepest around February, especially close to early to mid February. The best time to ski (if at all) in Indiana is often around around December 17th when fresh powder is deepest. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Indiana.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Indiana (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 9% 3.3 1.4
Feb 10% 4.1 1.2
Mar 10% 2.8 1.6
Apr 16% 1.4 2.7
May 14% 0 2.3
Jun 17% 0 3.1
Jul 11% 0 1.9
Aug 9% 0 1.7
Sep 10% 0 1.7
Oct 11% 1.2 1.7
Nov 11% 2 1.6
Dec 13% 2.5 1.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 9 8.4 3.6
Feb 10 10.4 3
Mar 10 7.1 4.1
Apr 16 3.6 6.9
May 14 0 5.8
Jun 17 0 7.9
Jul 11 0 4.8
Aug 9 0 4.3
Sep 10 0 4.3
Oct 11 3 4.3
Nov 11 5.1 4.1
Dec 13 6.4 4.8


Humidity and Wind

Indiana has some very humid months, with other comfortably humid months. The least humid month is April (51.7% relative humidity), and the most humid month is December (70.6%).

Wind in Indiana is usually calm. The windiest month is April, followed by January and February. April’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.8 MPH or 15.8 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in early to mid April where average top sustained speeds reach 16.6 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Indiana.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.5 Gentle breeze 15.1 Significant breeze
Feb 8.1 Gentle breeze 14.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8 Gentle breeze 14.6 Significant breeze
Apr 8.6 Gentle breeze 16.2 Significant breeze
May 6.9 Light breeze 13.9 Significant breeze
Jun 6 Light breeze 13.2 Significant breeze
Jul 4.9 Light breeze 11.3 Significant breeze
Aug 4.4 Light breeze 10.6 Gentle breeze
Sep 5.1 Light breeze 11.1 Significant breeze
Oct 6.8 Light breeze 13.3 Significant breeze
Nov 7.7 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze
Dec 7.9 Gentle breeze 14 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 65.6%
Feb 63.3%
Mar 57.1%
Apr 51.7%
May 55.9%
Jun 61.3%
Jul 62.7%
Aug 64.2%
Sep 60.4%
Oct 58.2%
Nov 59.4%
Dec 70.6%


Is it Safe to Travel to Indiana?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Dec 04, 2023 there are no travel advisories or warnings for the United States; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Dec 04, 2023.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Indiana, United States is June, followed by July and May. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Indiana in November. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is very reliable. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 52.2 in November means 52.2% of the tourists vs. June.



Overall Indiana Travel Experience by Season

Spring (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel moderately cold. Highs range from 79.6°F (26.4°C) and 37.9°F (3.3°C) with far warmer temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 3 to 5 days of significant precipitation per month. Spring is the second busiest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for things to do.

Summer (June through August)

The middle-year months have very comfortable weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 3 to 5 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Indiana, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Fall (September through November)

Fall daily highs range from 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C), which will feel chilly given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a normal amount: approximately 3 days per month. Tourism is fairly slow during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be lower priced.

Winter (December through February)

Weather is far too cold this time of year in Indiana to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 42°F (5.6°C) and 32.2°F (0.1°C). On average, it rains or snows a smalll amount: 3 to 4 times per month. These times of year are the slowest with tourists.


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