It's starting to get colder here in Indiana, and if you aren't a fan of cold weather then you might want to avoid this city.

I don't know about you, but I am not a fan of winter weather. The cold temperatures mixed with stinging wind, freezing rain, and snow are something that I dread every year. I'm the type of person who would rather be hot than cold. The cold just hurts. In any event, there is no escaping the cold weather we are about to experience this winter here in Indiana...unless of course you travel down south for the winter.  As you know, some parts of Indiana are colder than others. So, if you're like me and don't like the cold, you might want to know which city in Indiana is the coldest in the state. That way you can avoid it at all costs this winter.

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This is the Coldest City in Indiana

Stacker used data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to identify the coldest city in each state. The list is based on 30-year average temperatures and also includes the average daily minimum and maximum temperatures for each ranked city. Stacker says that the cities are ranked relative to the entire national dataset of 266 cities. That being said, let's find out which city is the coldest in Indiana.

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It should come as no surprise that the coldest city in Indiana is in the northern part of the state. It's the home of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, South Bend. The city is located close enough to Lake Michigan to catch that chilly lake breeze in the winter. Stacker says that South Bend is the 92nd coldest city in the nation. It has an average annual temperature of 49.7°F, an average daily maximum temperature of 58.7°F, and an average daily minimum temperature of 40.8°F. So if you're visiting South Bend, make sure you bundle up before partaking in any winter activities.

Does it surprise you that South Bend is the coldest city in Indiana? You can learn more and take a look at the full report by clicking here.

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On the list, there's a robust mix of offerings from great schools and nightlife to high walkability and public parks. Some areas have enjoyed rapid growth thanks to new businesses moving to the area, while others offer glimpses into area history with well-preserved architecture and museums. Keep reading to see if your hometown made the list.

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