INDIANAPOLIS – It has been two years since an area of low pressure brought heavy rain and gusty winds to central Indiana from January 9-11. The heavy rain set a new record in Indianapolis and brought flooding across the state as well. A widespread 2″-4″ fell across the state during that timeframe.

Image courtesy: National Weather Service in Indianapolis

January 11 Almanac

  • Record high temperature: 70° (1890)
  • Record low temperature: -16° (1977)
  • Record rainfall: 1.52″ (2020)
  • Record snowfall: 7.2″ (1918)

It was also on this date, back in 1975, strong winds behind a cold front downed hundreds of trees across Indiana and rolled several mobile homes.

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