Cincinnati - Temperature Averages by Decade





Summarized here are the temperatures extending over seven decades at Cincinnati, Ohio. Listed for every decade from the 1950s to the 2010s are averages for maximum and minimum daily temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed with information on the number of hot and cold days.

Each decade covers a standard 10-year range. For instance the 1990s includes weather measurements from Jan 1, 1990 to Dec 31, 1999. All the temperature data were collected at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.

High Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily maximum temperature at Cincinnati
High °F Decade High °C
64.9 2010s 18.3
63.9 2000s 17.7
63.9 1990s 17.7
63.4 1980s 17.4
62.9 1970s 17.2
63.4 1960s 17.4
64.1 1950s 17.9

Low Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily minimum temperature at Cincinnati
Low °F Decade Low °C
45.7 2010s 7.6
44.8 2000s 7.1
44.4 1990s 6.9
43.6 1980s 6.5
43.3 1970s 6.3
42.8 1960s 6.0
44.4 1950s 6.9

Hot Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Cincinnati reached at least 70 or 90 °F
Decade 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2010s 174 27
2000s 168 20
1990s 164 19
1980s 167 22
1970s 165 16
1960s 168 25
1950s 170 31

Cold Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Cincinnati dropped to 0 or 32 °F or lower
Decade 0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
2010s 2 99
2000s 3 102
1990s 3 100
1980s 6 108
1970s 7 108
1960s 6 112
1950s 2 105
Reference

Jay Lawrimore, Ron Ray, Scott Applequist, Bryant Korzeniewski, Matthew Menne. 2016. Global Summary of the Year, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information.

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