Columbus - Recent May Temperatures and Rainfall





The numbers here describe what the May weather in Columbus, Ohio was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives May data by year for temperature and precipitation.

They begin with average maximum and minimum temperatures in degrees Fahrenheit and Celsius. That's followed by how many hot or cold days occurred each May. Then there's information on how much rain actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Columbus had wet weather.

The climate data come from weather measurements made at John Glenn Columbus International Airport.

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

May temperature averages by year in Columbus
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
83 61 2018 28 16
72 54 2017 22 12
71 50 2016 21 10
78 56 2015 26 13
76 56 2014 25 13
76 56 2013 25 13
81 59 2012 27 15
73 56 2011 23 13
75 56 2010 24 13
Number of days in May when the temperature in Columbus dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 2018 30 2
0 2017 18 0
1 2016 17 0
0 2015 25 0
0 2014 21 1
0 2013 25 0
0 2012 29 3
0 2011 19 3
0 2010 24 0

Rainy Weather iconRain

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Columbus during May in each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall amounted to 0.01 inches (0.3 millimeters) or more.

Total rainfall for May in Columbus
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
14 2018 4.6 116
15 2017 5.2 133
16 2016 2.7 70
13 2015 3.6 90
11 2014 4.0 102
9 2013 1.6 41
7 2012 2.3 58
16 2011 5.9 150
17 2010 3.9 99
Reference

Jay Lawrimore. 2016. Global Summary of the Month, Version 1.0. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. 

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