Indy 500 Weather Records

May 27, 2012

The all time highest Race Day high temp is 92 from 1937.
The all time coolest Race Day low temp is 37 from 1947.
The all time wettest Race Day featured 3.8 inches of rain in 2004.

There is now a three-way tie with 2012, 1953, and 1919 as the 2nd warmest Race Day ever, with an official high of 91.

91 in 2012
88 in 2011
89 in 2010
86 in 2009

The coolest stretch of years ended about a decade ago. SIX of the top 12 coolest Race Days occurred between 1992 and 2003, including back-to-back Race Days in the 60s in 2000/2001.

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Paul Poteet Dot Com | Race Day Heat Advisory from The Online Home Of Indiana's Weatherman
May 27, 2012 at 12:06 am

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