Columbus - Recent October Temperatures, Rain & Snow





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

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 October. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed this month during recent years, as well as how often Columbus had wet or snowy weather.

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

Temperature Weather iconTemperature

October temperature averages by year in Columbus
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
66 47 2018 19 8
68 49 2017 20 9
69 49 2016 21 10
65 46 2015 19 8
63 45 2014 17 7
66 47 2013 19 8
63 45 2012 17 7
64 45 2011 18 7
68 45 2010 20 7
Number of days in October when the temperature in Columbus dropped to 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 degrees Fahrenheit
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
2 2018 11
1 2017 18
0 2016 15
2 2015 12
0 2014 9
4 2013 13
1 2012 11
2 2011 9
1 2010 13

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

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

Total precipitation for October in Columbus
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
15 2018 2.6 66
10 2017 3.6 91
7 2016 1.7 44
9 2015 2.7 68
15 2014 2.8 71
13 2013 5.9 150
18 2012 4.1 103
13 2011 3.7 94
10 2010 1.6 39

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Columbus for October and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
0 2018 0.0 0
0 2017 0.0 0
0 2016 0.0 0
0 2015 0.0 0
0 2014 0.0 0
0 2013 0.0 0
0 2012 0.6 2
0 2011 0.0 0
0 2010 0.0 0
Reference

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

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