Columbus - Recent Annual Temperatures, Rain & Snow





The numbers here describe what the weather in Columbus, Ohio was like for every year since 2010. A series of tables gives 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 really hot and cold days occurred each year. Then there's information on how much rain and snow actually landed 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

Columbus temperature averages by year
High °F Low °F Year High °C Low °C
65 46 2017 18 8
64 46 2016 18 8
63 44 2015 17 7
62 43 2014 16 6
62 45 2013 17 7
66 47 2012 19 8
63 46 2011 17 8
63 44 2010 17 7
Number of days each year when the temperature in Columbus dropped to 0 or 32 or below, or rose to at least 70 or 90 degrees Fahrenheit
0 °F
-18 °C
32 °F
0 °C
Year 70 °F
21 °C
90 °F
32 °C
0 89 2017 176 14
0 98 2016 169 20
7 98 2015 162 9
8 115 2014 158 13
0 121 2013 167 17
0 91 2012 174 48
1 95 2011 153 32
0 111 2010 178 26

Rainy Weather iconPrecipitation

This table gives the total precipitation that fell on Columbus during each year from 2010. The number of days with precipitation counts the days when rainfall or snowfall (when melted) amounted to 0.01 inches (0.254 millimeters) or more.

Total precipitation in Columbus
Days Year Inches Milli­metres
142 2017 46.7 1185
79 2016 37.8 961
89 2015 45.0 1144
85 2014 38.1 968
74 2013 41.6 1056
83 2012 37.3 948
96 2011 55.0 1397
63 2010 36.3 922

Snowy Weather iconSnow

Amount of snowfall in Columbus and number of days when new snow totalled at least 1 inch (2.5 centimetres)
Days Year Inches Centi­metres
4 2017 11.9 30
12 2016 22.5 57
10 2015 29.3 74
12 2014 43.2 110
13 2013 43.1 109
10 2012 27.4 70
6 2011 22.0 56
11 2010 49.2 125
Reference

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

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