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 Philip Billard Municipal, Topeka, Kansas is July with an average high temperature of 91.6°F. The hottest day on record was August 3 2011 when the temperature hit 111.9°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 18.1°F with the lowest temperature of -26.0°F being recorded on December 23 1989.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

3 Aug 2011111.9°F
31 Jul 1980109.9°F
29 Aug 1984109°F
3 Sep 2000109°F
28 Aug 2000108°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 2012102.3°F
July 1980101.7°F
July 201199.7°F
August 200099.7°F
August 198398.8°F

The coldest days on record are:

23 Dec 1989-26°F
1 Feb 1979-23.1°F
1 Jan 1974-22°F
6 Feb 1982-18°F
3 Jan 1979-17.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 19793.2°F
January 19774.6°F
December 19836.3°F
January 19786.6°F
February 19797.6°F


The wettest month in Topeka, KS is May with an average of 6.1 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Topeka, KS is December with an average of 1.6 inches of rain falling on 5 to 6 days. Although in January it typically rains on less days with 1.7 inches falling in 3 to 4 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

31 August 20034.4 inches
29 August 19944.3 inches
23 August 20013.6 inches
14 August 20053.6 inches
17 August 19962.8 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

May 197337.9 inches
July 199321.4 inches
August 199320.9 inches
January 197320.9 inches
March 197320.8 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

November 19890 inches
January 19860 inches
February 20060 inches
February 19910 inches
January 19810 inches