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Weather in Columbus Metro Area, Ohio

The most pleasant months of the year for the Columbus metro area are September, June and May. In the Columbus metro area, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for the Columbus metro area with an average high temperature of 84.6°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Ohio. January is the snowiest month in the Columbus metro area with 7.8 inches of snow, and 6 months of the year have significant snowfall. July is the most humid month, though humidity is low for most of the year.


Today's Weather - Columbus, OH

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Chance Rain Showers

73°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TodayChance Rain Showers77° / 61°S 13 mph
WednesdayShowers And Thunderstorms67° / 51°N 7 to 13 mph
ThursdayChance Rain Showers63° / 48°SW 10 to 15 mph
FridaySunny72° / 52°SW 3 to 7 mph
SaturdayChance Rain Showers70° / 50°SW 3 to 9 mph
SundaySunny70° / 50°W 2 to 8 mph
MondaySunny75° / 54°SW 2 to 7 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 85 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 20
Rain: averages 40 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 21 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Columbus Metro Area area is 7.1 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Ohio.

7.1 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January36° 20°
February40° 22°
March51° 30°
April64° 40°
May73° 50°
June82° 59°
July85° 63°
August84° 61°
September77° 53°
October65° 42°
November53° 33°
December40° 24°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Columbus
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January026126
February023104
March019112
April07120
May01130
June30100
July50100
August4080
September1080
October0590
November015111
December024124

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.


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