2018-2019 Long Range Weather Forecast for Indianapolis, IN


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See long range weather forecasts for the next 60 days from The Old Farmer’s Almanac! Our long range forecasts can be used to make more informed decisions about future plans that depend on the weather, from vacations and weddings to sporting events and outdoor activities.

To see long term forecasts for the entire year, pick up a copy of the annual Old Farmer’s Almanac, available online and in stores.

Note: Long range forecasts are regional, not city-specific.

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December 2018 Long Range Weather Forecast for Lower Lakes
DatesWeather Conditions
Dec 1-14Snowy periods, cold
Dec 15-17Flurries, cold
Dec 18-22Rainy periods, mild
Dec 23-31Snow showers, cold
Decembertemperature 29° (3° below avg.)
precipitation 3.5" (0.5" above avg.)

January 2019 Long Range Weather Forecast for Lower Lakes
DatesWeather Conditions
Jan 1-6Lake snows, cold
Jan 7-10Flurries east; sunny, mild west
Jan 11-24Rainy periods, mild
Jan 25-31Snowy periods, cold
Januarytemperature 33° (6° above avg.)
precipitation 3.5" (avg. east, 2" above west)

Annual Weather Summary
November 2018 to October 2019

Winter will be warmer and rainier than normal, with near-normal snowfall. The coldest periods will be in mid- and late December, early and late January, and early February. The snowiest periods will be in early December, early and late January, early February, and mid-March. April and May will be slightly warmer than normal, with near-normal precipitation. Summer will be cooler and slightly drier than normal. The hottest periods will be in late May, late June, early July, and mid-August. September and October will be drier than normal, with near-normal temperatures.

Map showing Old Farmer's Almanac long range weather region number 6

About the Lower Lakes Region

The Lower Lakes long range weather region includes all or part of the following states: ILLINOIS (Aurora, Chicago, Naperville, Peoria, Rockford), INDIANA (Fort Wayne, Gary, Hammond, Indianapolis, South Bend), MICHIGAN (Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Sterling Heights, Warren), NEW YORK (Buffalo, Cheektowaga, Niagara Falls, Rochester, Tonawanda), OHIO (Akron, Cleveland, Dayton, Parma, Toledo), PENNSYLVANIA (Erie, Hermitage, Meadville, Sharon, Warren), WISCONSIN (Kenosha, Madison, Milwaukee, Racine, Waukesha).

Lower Lakes Neighboring Regions

Here are the regions that neighbor the Lower Lakes long range weather region:

Temperature and Precipitation November 2018 to October 2019

Temperature and Precipitation Chart, November 2018 to October 2019 for Indianapolis, IN

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Outdoor wedding

I'm having an outdoor wedding October 20th 2018. Will it be cold or rainy?

Octobe 20

It will be one of those; we are predicting rainy and mild from October 20 to 26, coming of a few sunny, warm days.

Outside Wedding

We are having an outside wedding on April 27, 2019 in Gaylord, MI. Looking to get a prediction for weather.

April 27

We are predicting showers, cool for April 24 to 30.

Family Reunion Event

Planning a Family Reunion on Sunday, June 16, 2019 in Ft. Wayne, Indiana. May I please have a prediction on what the weather will be on that date in Ft. Wayne.

Thank you,

June 16

We are predicting four days of sunny, cool, beginning on this day, coming off a week of showers, cool.

Outside Wedding

Planning an outside wedding on Friday July 5th 2019 in Springfield IL. Any idea what the weather will be like that day?

July 5

We are predicting isolated thunderstorms and warm from July 4 to 12.

Planning a wedding date outside

Planning to have my wedding at Alpine Park in Rockford, IL 61108 on May 4th, 2019 . Any idea what the weather will be like?

May 4

We are predicting showers, cool for the first five days in May.