Climate

Quality Indexes
Data Wayne County Region* Wayne County Indianapolis Dayton Cincinnati Indiana Ohio United States
Air Quality (100=best) 73.8 68.9 56.9 43.4 38.1 68.4 61 58.4
Water Quality (100=best) 42.4 50 1 33 28 37 35 55
Comfort Index (higher=better) 47.6 46 43 48 50 45 48 54

Source: Sperling’s Best Places

*regional data represented as an average of the following counties: Darke (OH), Fayette, Henry, Preble (OH), Randolph, Union, and Wayne

 Weather Data
Data Wayne County Region* Wayne County Indianapolis Dayton Cincinnati Indiana Ohio United States
Rainfall (in.) 41.4 40.7 42.3 40.6 41.7 42.4 39.2 39.2
Snowfall (in.) 19.2 18.2 21.4 16.1 14.5 20.5 25.2 25.8
Precipitation Days 77.98 76.9 76.7 76.8 81.5 77.6 80.5 102
Sunny Days 179.1 178 186 176 176 186 173 205
Avg. July High 83.7 83.2 84.6 85.1 86.8 84.9 83.8 86.1
Avg. Jan. Low 18.6 18.6 19.8 21.2 23.5 19.5 19.5 22.6
UV Index 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 3.7 3.8 4.1 4.3
Elevation (ft.) 1,029 1,043 743 795 625 743 913 1443

Source: Sperling’s Best Places

*regional data represented as an average of the following counties: Darke (OH), Fayette, Henry, Preble (OH), Randolph, Union, and Wayne

Tornadoes

Since 1970, Wayne County has only experienced four F1 and one F2 tornadoes. Nothing above F2 has been reported since 1970.

Source: NOAA

Earthquakes

Indiana hasn’t had a major earthquake event in over 100 years.

Source: USGS