Cleveland - Temperature Averages by Decade





Summarized here are the temperatures extending over eight decades at Cleveland, Ohio. Listed for every decade from the 1940s 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 Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

High Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily maximum temperature at Cleveland
High °F Decade High °C
60.8 2010s 16.0
59.2 2000s 15.1
59.6 1990s 15.4
58.8 1980s 14.9
58.6 1970s 14.8
58.0 1960s 14.4
60.4 1950s 15.8
60.2 1940s 15.7

Low Temperature for Each Decade

Average daily minimum temperature at Cleveland
Low °F Decade Low °C
44.0 2010s 6.6
42.6 2000s 5.9
42.2 1990s 5.6
40.8 1980s 4.9
40.8 1970s 4.9
39.9 1960s 4.4
42.1 1950s 5.6
41.3 1940s 5.2

Hot Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Cleveland reached at least 70 or 90 °F
Decade 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
2010s 151 17
2000s 140 9
1990s 138 10
1980s 136 10
1970s 139 7
1960s 135 8
1950s 150 20
1940s 145 20

Cold Days per Decade

Total days per year on average when the temperature in Cleveland dropped to 0 or 32 °F or lower
Decade 0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
2010s 3 108
2000s 2 113
1990s 3 114
1980s 6 124
1970s 8 122
1960s 5 129
1950s 2 120
1940s 4 122
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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