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Radar: Indianapolis IN
39.70 N - 86.27W
Period: 1980 - 2006      Range: 124 nm

Database Overview
All reports in the domain All severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Blue dots represent damaging wind, green dots represent large hail, and red dots represent tornadoes. [Click to enlarge]
  All Rpts Sig Rpts Avg Days
Hail
5661
263 34
Wind
11831
402 51
Tornadoes
1032
191 15
Total
18524
856 60
Significant severe reports Significant severe weather reports during the period are plotted. Only tornadoes F2 or stronger, wind gusts of 65 knots or stronger, and hail of 2" diameter or larger are plotted. [Click to enlarge]
Category
Rank*
Freq/mi2
Any Severe
15
1:70
Sig Severe
36
1:1,524
Tornadoes
34
1:1,264
F2+ Torn
24
1:6,828
* Compared to 141 national radar coverage areas studied.

Annual Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of annual severe weather reports in the search area. The dashed magenta line denotes a 5 year running average of all reports.

20 year report increase: 333%
10 year report increase: 130%
5 year report increase: 83%

See annual table below

Daily Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of daily severe weather reports in the search area. Lines denote a 7 day running mean.

Maximum daily value:
6.5 on 18 Jun

Primary Season:
Mar 30 - Aug 29

See monthly table below

Hourly Report Information
Annual severe weather reports
Plot of hourly severe weather reports in the search area. Values are in percent of total, and have been rounded to the nearest hour (UTC).

Maximum hourly value:
12% at 23 UTC

See hourly table below

Climatological Threat Potential
Threat
Avg Prob of Occurrence
Return Interval
Natl Rank
Any Tornado
0.029%
3494 yrs
37
F2+ Tornado
0.023%
4346 yrs
38
This table represents the average annual probability and return interval of each event for any point within the search domain.

Read details of computational method

Annual Totals
Year
Hail
Wind
Tornado
Total
 
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
Rpt
Days
1980
128
30
349
49
53
18
234
54
1981
52
23
175
43
20
14
92
51
1982
126
26
309
43
26
14
178
48
1983
92
17
213
42
8
3
108
45
1984
40
15
130
31
20
15
80
40
1985
83
24
215
36
12
8
107
43
1986
99
26
318
46
32
11
163
53
1987
61
26
351
51
29
15
119
54
1988
50
11
135
34
17
11
84
39
1989
125
35
233
49
42
18
209
62
1990
90
30
376
50
76
17
242
59
1991
98
24
317
46
24
15
146
51
1992
112
31
380
42
73
22
258
54
1993
157
32
417
61
32
12
221
68
1994
159
37
324
51
34
10
227
60
1995
187
35
368
57
30
10
247
65
1996
267
40
523
62
56
15
379
74
1997
92
25
311
45
22
12
136
54
1998
279
44
783
52
68
25
415
64
1999
204
38
474
52
35
11
274
59
2000
348
44
790
62
33
14
414
68
2001
362
42
669
67
34
11
430
74
2002
317
37
501
64
25
12
367
71
2003
489
58
832
61
52
25
593
74
2004
326
51
691
58
70
17
466
70
2005
343
45
765
54
21
13
385
65
2006
975
66
882
69
88
29
1151
89
AVG
210
34
438
51
38
15
686
60


Violent Tornadoes
Date
F
Deaths
Injuries
1980 10-Jul 0235 UTC
F4
2
25
1989 07-Jan 2324 UTC
F4
0
55
1990 02-Jun 2245 UTC
F4
0
2
1990 02-Jun 2307 UTC
F4
0
6
1990 02-Jun 2320 UTC
F4
1
12
1990 03-Jun 0050 UTC
F4
1
51
1990 03-Jun 0117 UTC
F4
6
60
1990 03-Jun 0120 UTC
F4
0
9
1990 03-Jun 0300 UTC
F4
0
37
1992 18-Feb 2310 UTC
F4
0
6
1992 22-Nov 2152 UTC
F4
1
10
1994 27-Apr 0458 UTC
F4
3
70
1996 28-May 2240 UTC
F4
0
10
1998 11-Jun 2309 UTC
F4
0
4
1999 09-Apr 0912 UTC
F4
4
65
2000 20-Sep 2318 UTC
F4
1
100
2002 10-Nov 2015 UTC
F4
4
17

Monthly Averages
Month
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
Jan
2
5
0
8
Feb
3
4
0
7
Mar
12
11
1
25
Apr
47
41
7
95
May
58
75
9
141
Jun
41
101
10
152
Jul
20
106
4
131
Aug
15
47
2
65
Sep
5
17
1
23
Oct
2
4
0
6
Nov
4
19
2
24
Dec
0
2
0
2

Hourly Averages
UTC
Hail
Wind
Torn
Total
00
625
1209
163
1997
01
404
1059
128
1591
02
299
798
68
1165
03
219
578
41
838
04
122
481
15
618
05
96
372
30
498
06
75
280
13
368
07
61
298
12
371
08
35
213
12
260
09
16
130
9
155
10
25
129
3
157
11
34
122
3
159
12
37
110
3
150
13
59
79
3
141
14
38
84
5
127
15
52
86
12
150
16
88
157
9
254
17
98
181
10
289
18
204
286
21
511
19
371
578
48
997
20
542
875
91
1508
21
665
1145
87
1897
22
732
1253
101
2086
23
764
1328
145
2237

Click Here for tabular data (F2+ tornadoes).
Page Updated: Saturday 10-27-2007
If you have comments regarding this information, contact John Hart of the Storm Prediction Center.
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