Cincinnati, KY Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Cincinnati, KY 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 Cincinnati, KY.


The warmest month in Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International, Cincinnati, Kentucky is July with an average high temperature of 86.9°F. The hottest day on record was July 8 2012 when the temperature hit 104.0°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 21.6°F with the lowest temperature of -25.1°F being recorded on January 18 1977.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

8 Jul 2012104°F
10 Jul 1988102.9°F
26 Jun 1988102°F
24 Jul 1983100.9°F
21 Aug 1983100.9°F

The warmest months on average were:

August 200796°F
July 201294.8°F
July 201192.2°F
August 198391.8°F
July 198891.8°F

The coldest days on record are:

18 Jan 1977-25.1°F
19 Jan 1994-24.2°F
20 Jan 1985-21.1°F
21 Jan 1984-20.9°F
23 Dec 1989-20°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 19772.8°F
February 19787.8°F
February 197910.9°F
January 197811.1°F
December 198911.4°F


The wettest month in Cincinnati, KY is May with an average of 4.9 inches of rain falling on 13 to 14 days. The driest month by average rainfall in Cincinnati, KY is February with an average of 3.1 inches of rain falling on 8 to 9 days. Although in September it typically rains on less days with 3.2 inches falling in 8 to 9 days

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

14 September 19794.5 inches
26 September 20113.9 inches
27 September 20023.2 inches
3 September 20122.8 inches
23 September 20062.8 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

March 197321.7 inches
November 198215.1 inches
April 201114 inches
April 197313 inches
February 197312.5 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

September 19780.1 inches
September 19850.4 inches
September 19980.5 inches
August 20070.6 inches
September 19970.6 inches