Topeka, KS Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Topeka, KS shows a selection of temperature, rainfall and snow minimum, mean and maximum measures over the course of a year. Click on each of the measures in the key to toggle them on and off.

Graph of average and extreme temperature ranges by day for Topeka, KS.


The warmest month in Forbes Field, Topeka, Kansas is July with an average high temperature of 90.4°F. The hottest day on record was August 2 2011 when the temperature hit 111.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 19.9°F with the lowest temperature of -21.8°F being recorded on December 23 1989.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

2 Aug 2011111.9°F
13 Jul 1954111.4°F
27 Jun 1980109.9°F
4 Jul 1980109°F
29 Jul 2012109°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 1980103.8°F
July 2012100.7°F
July 195499.1°F
July 201198.3°F
July 197497.6°F

The coldest days on record are:

23 Dec 1989-21.8°F
4 Jan 1947-14.6°F
19 Jan 1943-13.7°F
12 Jan 1974-13°F
3 Feb 2011-13°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 19639.4°F
January 19799.8°F
January 197710.8°F
December 198311.3°F
January 197812°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Topeka, KS is June with an average of 3.6 inches of rain falling on 9 to 10 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 2.9 inches falling in 10 to 11 days. The driest month in Topeka, KS is January with an average of 0.7 inches of rain falling on 4 to 5 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

12 August 19463.4 inches
26 August 20122.7 inches
20 August 19642.5 inches
20 August 20052.4 inches
18 August 19492.3 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

June 196515.7 inches
July 196814.1 inches
June 197713.7 inches
June 196712.6 inches
September 197311.5 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

January 19520 inches
May 19780 inches
June 19780 inches
July 19780 inches
April 19780 inches