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Below are some Thanksgiving climate statistics for Bloomington, Indianapolis, and Lafayette.  For more Thanksgiving data for the Indianapolis area, please visit this page. Some information is from the Midwest Regional Climate Center.

At Indianapolis, since 1871...

  High Temperature Low Temperature
Average 45 30
Warmest

69 (1973, 1896)

55 (1966, 1896)

Coldest

14 (1930)

1 (1930)

 

 

 

 

 

Highs Temps in the...  Number of Days
10s 1
20s 10
30s 40
40s 42
50s 41
60s 17

 

Precipitation
Most: 1.45" (2010)
Most Snow: 2.4" (1902)

 

 

 

At Lafayette***, since 1901...

  High Temperature Low Temperature
Average 46 29
Warmest

71 (1990)

55 (1979)

Coldest

15 (1930)

0 (1930)

 

 

 

 

* Some Temperature Data is Missing

Highs Temps in the...  Number of Days
10s 1
20s 4
30s 28
40s 40
50s 30
60s 10
70s 1

* Some Temperature Data is Missing

 

Precipitation
Most: 2.47" (2007)
Most Snow: 4" (1980)

 

*** Note that the observations for this station are taken at about 7 AM local time, and 
values are for the previous 24 hours. Thus, the values (including extremes) may not
have occurred on Thanksgiving Day proper.

 

At Bloomington***, since 1895...

  High Temperature Low Temperature
Average 49 31
Warmest

72 (1990)

55 (1896)

Coldest

18 (1930)

4 (1930, 1950)

 

 

 

 

* Some Temperature Data is Missing

Highs Temps in the...  Number of Days
10s 1
20s 2
30s 26
40s 27
50s 39
60s 23
70s 1

* Some Temperature Data is Missing

 

Precipitation
Most: 2.10" (2010)
Most Snow: 3.0" (1902)

 

*** Note that the observations for this station are taken at about 7 AM local time, and 
values are for the previous 24 hours. Thus, the values (including extremes) may not
have occurred on â€‹Thanksgiving Day proper.