January is the most likely month for heavy snowfall in Indiana. The last snowfall of the season usually occurs in mid-April, while the first snow of the fall typically arrives around the beginning of November. The following tables show the annual averages of snowfall in cities and towns across the state. The numbers indicate the total amount of snow and the number of days it snows at least 0.1 inches (0.25 centimeters).The snow season in Indiana lasts for 4.5 months, from November 20 to April 4, with a 31-day sliding snowfall of at least 1.0 inches.
February is the snowiest month in Indiana, with an average snowfall of 4.4 inches. On average, Indiana receives 22 inches of snow per year, which is slightly lower than the American average of 28 inches. In addition to snow, Indianapolis, Indiana, gets an average of 42 inches of rainfall per year, which is higher than the American average of 38 inches. The BestPlaces annual comfort index for Indianapolis is 7.0 (10% 3Dbest), which means it's roughly the average compared to other locations in Indiana. This weekend's storm brought 3.7 inches of snow to the Indianapolis area so far, according to the National Weather Service office in Indianapolis. The estimated value for Indiana is calculated as a weighted average of individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Indiana and a given station.
This means that areas closer to a station will have more influence on the overall value than those farther away.