Toledo Metro Area, OH Climate


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Toledo, OH Metro Area has a humid continental climate. The summer months are generally warm and humid, while the winter months are cold and snowy. The city experiences four distinct seasons with temperatures ranging from extremely hot in the summer to sub-zero temperatures in the winter. Snowfall averages around 35 inches per year, with some areas receiving up to 60 inches of snow per season. Precipitation is evenly distributed throughout the year and temperatures generally range between highs of 81°F in July and lows of 20°F in January. Overall, Toledo offers mild winters and hot summers, making it an ideal climate for those looking for all four seasons.

Toledo Metro Area, Ohio gets 35 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Toledo Metro Area averages 29 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 181 sunny days per year in Toledo Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Toledo Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 125 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 19
Rain: averages 35 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 29 inches of snow a year


Bestplaces Comfort Index

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Toledo metro area is 7.0 (10=best), which means it is about average compared to other places in Ohio.

9.1 Summer - 4.7 Winter
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in the Toledo metro area, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

  ClimateToledo, OhioUnited States
  34.8 in.38.1 in.
  28.8 in.27.8 in.
  125.0 days106.2 days
  181 days205 days
  84.4°85.8°
  18.5°21.7°
  77
  3.64.3
  659 ft.2443 ft.
Climate
YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.

July is the hottest month for the Toledo metro area with an average high temperature of 84.4°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Ohio. In the Toledo metro area, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Toledo metro area are September, June and August.
In the Toledo metro area, there are 13.5 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Ohio.
January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Toledo metro area with an average of 18.5°. This is colder than most places in Ohio.
In the Toledo metro area, there are 123.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Ohio.
In the Toledo metro area, there are 4.5 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Ohio.
The humidity is usually comfortable in the Toledo metro area but some summer months can be sticky or muggy. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year. The most humid months are July, August and June.
May is the wettest month in the Toledo metro area with 3.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is February with 2.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 19% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 34.8 inches in the Toledo metro area means that it is one of the driest places in Ohio.
May is the rainiest month in the Toledo metro area with 12.0 days of rain, and August is the driest month with only 9.0 rainy days. There are 125.0 rainy days annually in the Toledo metro area, which is less rainy than most places in Ohio. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 28% of the time and the driest is Autumn with only a 23% chance of a rainy day.
An annual snowfall of 28.8 inches in the Toledo metro area means that it is snowier than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in the Toledo metro area with 9.1 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall.
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