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Columbus, Ohio, gets 35 inches of rain per year. The US average is 37. Snowfall is 25 inches. The average US city gets 25 inches of snow per year. The number of days with any measurable precipitation is 123.

On average, there are 178 sunny days per year in Columbus, Ohio. The July high is around 85 degrees. The January low is 23. Our comfort index, which is based on humidity during the hot months, is a 45 out of 100, where higher is more comfortable. The US average on the comfort index is 44.

  CLIMATEColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Rainfall (in.)  34.736.5
  Snowfall (in.)  24.825
  Precipitation Days  123100
  Sunny Days  178205
  Avg. July High  8586.5
  Avg. Jan. Low  23.220.5
  Comfort Index (higher=better)  4544
  UV Index  5.64.3
  Elevation ft.  7991,443


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the city is expanding in both urban and exurban areas. many affordable and alternative housing options. like the entire midwest, a wonderful place if you dont mind the... (read more)
Air is horrible!!!
Well I moved here toward the end of June from an area that has a 50 air quality, to 12 here in Columbus. It is very suffocating and clausterphobic. I feel like I am... (read more)
Not exciting weather - which is a good thing
Like many other aspects of living in this city, the weather is not extreme. Not overly cold in the winter nor overly hot in the summer; few major weather events. If you... (read more)
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have lived in Columbus for about 9 yrs now. Moved here because my husband was born & raised here and had good memories of the place from the '70's. I can't stand this... (read more)
re: Seriously, I hate this city - 5/9/2012
I love your comments! Columbus is a COW TOWN! It does suck here. I am looking to move. Care to have coffee? So many here are rude, mean and nasty. In the work... (read more)
Just the Right Size
Columbus may not be the biggest city but it certainly isn't the smallest. For comparison, I have spent time in both Chicago and Dayton, cities on either side of the... (read more)
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