INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — It was a very dry start to July and, even with more rain on the back half of the month, the month finished drier than usual.
In total, Indianapolis picked up 3.10 inches of rain over the entire month of July, which is 1.32 inches below normal. The wettest day of the month happened July 27 when we picked up 0.91 of an inch of rain.
This is the third consecutive month Indianapolis has had a drier than normal month. Of course, the month of June was a top 10 driest June on record finishing over 3.5 inches below average.
In regards to our average highs in July, central Indiana did finish close to 2 degrees above normal. Our warmest day was July 5, where the high in Indianapolis was 99 degrees. This was our hottest temperature recorded since 2012.