Columbus, OH Climate

Summary Graph

The summary climate graph for Columbus, OH 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 Columbus, OH.


The warmest month in Port Columbus International, Columbus, Ohio is July with an average high temperature of 86.4°F. The hottest day on record was July 14 1954 when the temperature hit 102.4°F. During January the overnight temperature drops to an average of 21.8°F with the lowest temperature of -22.0°F being recorded on January 19 1994.

Warmest Days

Warmest Months

Coldest Days

Coldest Months

The warmest days on record are:

14 Jul 1954102.4°F
21 Aug 1983100.9°F
26 Jun 1988100.9°F
8 Jul 2012100.9°F
30 Aug 1953100°F

The warmest months on average were:

July 201292.9°F
July 201191.6°F
July 199991.4°F
July 198891°F
August 200790.5°F

The coldest days on record are:

19 Jan 1994-22°F
17 Jan 1977-19.1°F
21 Jan 1985-18.9°F
23 Dec 1989-17°F
18 Jan 1982-16.1°F

The coldest months on average were:

January 19772.7°F
February 19788.4°F
January 198210.6°F
February 197910.6°F
December 198910.8°F


The wettest month by average rainfall in Columbus, OH is July with an average of 3.9 inches of rain falling on 11 to 12 days.Although in May it typically rains on more days with 3.4 inches falling in 14 to 15 days. The driest month in Columbus, OH is February with an average of 2.4 inches of rain falling on 8 to 9 days.

Wettest Days

The wettest days on record are:

17 August 19829.6 inches
6 August 19953 inches
31 August 20052.9 inches
30 August 20082.5 inches
29 August 20092.5 inches

Wettest Months

The wettest months on record are:

April 197317.7 inches
February 197317.1 inches
March 197314.9 inches
June 200811.8 inches
November 198511.1 inches

Driest Months

The driest months on record are:

May 19450 inches
June 19450 inches
July 19450 inches
August 19450 inches
September 19450 inches