Columbus All-Time Weather

The page contains the all-time records for Columbus 1878-2017 for all months, seasons and years, where available.

Last Updated: 7/24/2017

All-Time Cold Records

Top 20 Coldest Daily Highs
1. 2/9/1899: -7
2. 1/20/1985: -5
3. 1/3/1879, 1/10/1982: -4
4. 1/15/1893: -3
5. 2/8/1895, 1/17/1977: -2
6. 1/6/1884, 2/10/1899, 1/18/1970, 1/19/1994: -1
7. 1/5/1884, 1/12/1895, 1/17/1982, 1/21/1984, 1/18/1994: 0
8. 12/29/1880, 12/25/1983: 1
9. 12/30/1880, 1/10/1886, 2/11/1899, 1/19/1940, 1/18/1962, 1/15/1994: 2
10. 2/7/1895, 1/25/1897, 1/24/1963, 1/18/1977: 3
11. 1/4/1879, 1/11/1886, 2/12/1899, 2/4/1912, 12/9/1917, 12/10/1917, 1/21/1924, 1/23/1936, 2/2/1951, 12/24/1983, 12/22/1989, 1/16/2009: 4
12. 2/6/1895, 1/5/1912, 1/30/1966: 5
13. 1/10/1893, 1/12/1903, 1/7/1912, 2/9/1933, 1/29/1966, 1/9/1970, 1/15/1972, 1/29/1977, 1/11/1982, 2/3/1996, 1/28/2014: 6
14. 1/5/1879, 2/11/1885, 2/20/1885, 1/12/1886, 2/4/1886, 1/28/1897, 2/13/1899, 2/2/1905, 2/5/1917, 12/27/1925, 1/8/1942, 12/16/1951, 1/11/1977, 1/10/1978, 1/4/1981, 1/20/1984: 7
15. 12/28/1880, 1/4/1896, 1/31/1899, 1/6/1912, 1/1/1928, 1/28/1966, 1/16/1972, 1/12/1977, 12/16/1989, 12/22/2000, 2/15/2015, 2/19/2015: 8
16. 1/28/1885, 1/11/1893, 2/20/1896, 1/26/1897, 1/31/1900, 2/17/1903, 1/17/1916, 2/12/1917, 12/29/1917, 1/3/1920, 1/29/1934, 1/24/1936, 1/27/1936, 12/19/1963, 2/2/1965, 1/9/1976, 1/30/1977, 12/10/1977, 2/6/1988, 12/17/1989, 2/18/1993, 2/4/1996, 1/31/2004: 9
17. 12/25/1878, 12/31/1880, 1/4/1884, 2/19/1885, 1/12/1893, 1/13/1893, 2/8/1899, 12/16/1901, 2/16/1904, 12/15/1914, 12/11/1917, 12/30/1917, 1/31/1936, 1/5/1959, 1/11/1962, 12/12/1962, 1/28/1963, 2/22/1963, 1/1/1968, 1/8/1968, 2/1/1971, 12/30/1983, 1/19/1984, 1/11/1997, 1/17/1997, 2/16/2015: 10
18. 1/25/1884, 1/22/1885, 1/27/1897, 12/18/1901, 1/12/1912, 2/10/1912, 1/12/1918, 1/23/1922, 1/26/1924, 12/25/1924, 1/2/1928, 12/16/1932, 1/25/1940, 1/26/1940, 1/24/1948, 2/17/1958, 12/23/1960, 1/9/1962, 1/21/1970, 12/7/1977, 2/17/1979, 1/21/1985, 12/21/1989, 1/5/1999, 1/7/2014: 11
19. 12/24/1878, 1/18/1885, 1/19/1885, 1/27/1885, 1/18/1887, 2/23/1889, 1/14/1893, 1/16/1893, 1/17/1893, 2/19/1896, 12/20/1901, 12/21/1901, 2/3/1902, 2/4/1902, 2/18/1903, 1/3/1904, 1/26/1907, 1/13/1912, 1/14/1917, 2/2/1917, 1/19/1918, 2/4/1918, 2/15/1920, 12/28/1924, 1/27/1925, 11/27/1930, 12/27/1933, 2/9/1934, 2/19/1936, 2/14/1943, 12/16/1945, 2/8/1947, 12/22/1960, 2/21/1963, 1/29/1965, 1/7/1970, 1/20/1970, 1/1/1977, 2/5/1979, 2/9/1979, 2/10/1982, 12/23/1983, 1/5/1988, 1/20/2000, 1/30/2004, 2/5/2007: 12
20. 12/9/1880, 2/4/1881, 1/22/1883, 1/21/1884, 12/19/1884, 1/21/1885, 2/17/1885, 12/2/1886, 12/28/1894, 1/28/1895, 2/5/1895, 2/17/1900, 12/19/1901, 2/3/1905, 2/5/1912, 2/1/1913, 2/23/1914, 2/11/1917, 12/26/1926, 1/15/1927, 1/2/1945, 1/25/1948, 2/8/1951, 1/25/1961, 12/13/1962, 12/15/1963, 12/21/1963, 2/4/1965, 1/10/1970, 1/31/1971, 12/31/1976, 1/27/1977, 2/6/1977, 2/6/1978, 2/3/1981, 2/12/1995, 1/12/1997, 1/13/1997, 1/18/1997, 1/23/2005, 1/15/2009, 1/22/2014, 1/7/2015, 1/18/2016: 13

Top 20 Coldest Daily Lows
1. 1/19/1994: -22
2. 1/3/1879, 1/6/1884, 2/10/1899: -20
3. 1/17/1977, 1/20/1985: -19
4. 2/9/1899, 12/22/1989, 1/18/1994: -17
5. 1/15/1884, 1/22/1936, 1/17/1982, 1/21/1984, 1/21/1985: -16
6. 1/25/1884, 1/23/1936, 1/24/1963, 1/28/1963, 1/21/1994: -15
7. 12/27/1950, 12/16/1951, 1/23/1963, 1/14/1964, 1/13/1977, 12/23/1989: -14
8. 1/2/1879, 2/13/1899, 1/12/1918, 1/28/1948, 2/2/1951, 1/25/1961, 1/29/1963, 1/16/1977, 2/8/1977: -13
9. 12/30/1880, 1/15/1893, 1/25/1948, 1/16/1972, 12/24/1983, 12/25/1983, 12/17/1989: -12
10. 2/11/1885, 1/11/1886, 1/19/1940, 2/27/1963, 1/17/1965, 2/6/1977, 1/10/1982, 1/16/1982, 12/24/1989, 1/7/2009, 1/28/2014, 2/24/2015: -11
11. 1/4/1879, 12/29/1880, 2/10/1885, 1/25/1897, 1/20/1918, 2/5/1918, 2/9/1948, 12/28/1950, 2/3/1951, 12/17/1951, 2/26/1963, 12/20/1963, 2/3/1985, 12/21/1989, 1/16/2009: -10
12. 2/20/1885, 1/10/1886, 1/26/1897, 12/11/1917, 1/24/1936, 1/26/1948, 1/10/1962, 1/24/1966, 1/8/1968, 1/15/1972, 1/29/1977, 2/4/1985, 1/20/1994, 1/29/2014: -9
13. 1/26/1884, 12/19/1884, 1/22/1885, 2/21/1885, 1/12/1886, 1/12/1895, 2/8/1895, 2/11/1899, 1/4/1904, 2/14/1905, 2/5/1917, 2/12/1917, 12/9/1917, 12/10/1917, 12/30/1917, 1/6/1924, 1/18/1930, 1/23/1930, 2/9/1934, 1/27/1936, 12/10/1958, 12/11/1958, 2/22/1963, 12/21/1963, 1/12/1977, 1/18/1977, 1/28/1977, 1/16/1994: -8
14. 12/24/1878, 1/11/1893, 1/13/1895, 2/8/1899, 2/25/1900, 12/21/1901, 2/13/1905, 2/10/1912, 2/4/1917, 2/4/1918, 1/5/1924, 2/18/1936, 1/8/1942, 1/28/1955, 1/17/1957, 12/13/1960, 2/4/1965, 1/22/1978, 1/23/1978, 2/17/1979, 2/10/1982, 1/20/1984, 2/9/1985, 12/16/1989, 12/18/1989, 1/6/2014, 1/7/2014: -7
15. 1/5/1879, 1/20/1893, 2/12/1899, 12/16/1901, 2/2/1905, 2/3/1905, 1/13/1918, 1/21/1918, 12/27/1925, 2/9/1933, 2/19/1936, 1/27/1955, 1/5/1959, 12/22/1960, 1/25/1963, 1/1/1968, 1/8/1970, 1/8/1972, 1/23/1977, 2/6/1979, 2/10/1979, 1/11/1982, 3/9/1984, 1/15/1994, 1/31/2004, 1/15/2009, 1/8/2015: -6

16. 11/22/1880, 1/7/1884, 1/28/1885, 2/22/1885, 2/5/1886, 1/2/1887, 1/11/1887 : -5
17. 12/8/1882, 1/21/1884, 1/21/1885, 2/19/1885, 2/23/1885: -4
18. 11/19/1880, 12/9/1880, 12/31/1880, 1/12/1881, 1/22/1883, 2/17/1885, 1/9/1886: -3
19. 2/2/1881, 2/4/1881, 1/19/1885, 2/16/1885: -2
20. 11/23/1880, 1/11/1881, 1/7/1882, 1/29/1885, 1/13/1886, 1/23/1886, 1/18/1887: -1

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Top 20 Coldest Daily Mean Temperatures
1. 1/3/1879, 2/9/1899, 1/20/1985, 1/19/1994: -12
2. 1/6/1884, 2/10/1899, 1/17/1977: -11
3. 1/18/1994: -9
4. 1/5/1884, 1/15/1893, 1/10/1982, 1/17/1982, 1/21/1984: -8
5. 12/22/1989: -7
6. 1/23/1936, 1/24/1963, 12/25/1983: -6
7. 12/29/1880, 12/30/1880, 2/8/1895, 1/19/1940, 2/2/1951: -5
8. 1/10/1886, 1/11/1886, 1/12/1895, 1/25/1897, 12/16/1951, 1/10/1962, 1/8/1970, 12/24/1983: -4
9. 1/4/1879, 2/11/1899, 2/13/1899, 1/28/1963, 1/18/1977, 1/21/1985, 1/16/2009, 1/28/2014: -3
10. 1/25/1884, 2/11/1885, 12/9/1917, 12/10/1917, 1/15/1972, 1/16/1972 1/29/1977, 12/17/1989, 1/15/1994, 1/28/2014: -2
11. 2/20/1885, 1/12/1886, 2/12/1899, 2/4/1912, 2/5/1917, 1/12/1918: -1
12. 1/26/1897, 1/21/1924, 2/9/1933, 1/24/1936, 1/8/1942, 1/25/1961, 1/30/1966, 1/12/1977, 1/11/1982, 1/20/1984: 0
13. 1/5/1879, 1/11/1893, 2/7/1893, 2/2/1905, 1/7/1912, 2/12/1917, 12/11/1917, 12/30/1917, 12/27/1925, 1/27/1936, 1/25/1948, 2/22/1963, 1/8/1968, 1/16/1977, 2/6/1977, 12/16/1989, 12/21/1989, 12/23/1989, 1/21/1994: 1
14. 1/22/1885, 2/8/1899, 1/12/1903, 1/28/1948, 12/27/1950, 1/5/1959, 2/26/1963, 12/20/1963, 1/17/1965, 1/1/1968, 1/9/1970, 1/11/1977, 1/10/1978, 2/17/1979, 12/24/1989, 1/31/2004, 1/7/2014: 2
15. 12/24/1878, 1/20/1879, 1/8/1881, 12/19/1884, 2/19/1885, 2/21/1885, 2/6/1895, 1/28/1897, 12/21/1901, 2/16/1904, 1/6/1912, 12/15/1914, 1/17/1916, 12/29/1917, 1/20/1918, 2/4/1918, 1/23/1930, 2/19/1936, 12/10/1958, 12/22/1960, 1/11/1962, 12/19/1963, 12/21/1963, 1/14/1964, 2/4/1965, 2/24/1966, 2/28/1966, 1/21/1970, 1/9/1976, 2/8/1977, 1/4/1981, 2/10/1982, 2/3/1985, 1/20/1994, 2/3/1996, 2/4/1996: 3

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Top 20 Coldest Weeks
1. 2/8-2/14/1899: -2.9
2. 2/7-2/13/1899: -2.1
3. 1/2-1/8/1879: -1.9
4. 1/15-1/21/1994: -0.1
5. 2/9-2/15/1899: 0.4
6. 2/6-2/12/1899: 0.6
7. 1/14-1/20/1994: 1.9
8. 1/10-1/16/1893, 1/10-1/16/1963, 1/16-1/22/1994: 2.9
9. 1/11-1/17/1893: 3.0
10. 2/5-2/11/1899, 12/16-12/22/1989, 12/17-12/23/1989: 3.6
11. 12/18-12/24/1989: 4.1
12. 1/22-1/28/1936: 4.3
13. 2/4-2/10/1895: 4.6
14. 1/16-1/22/1977: 4.6
15. 2/17-2/23/1885: 4.9
16. 1/3-1/9/1884, 1/12-1/18/1893, 2/5-2/11/1895, 1/23-1/29/1936: 5.1
17. 1/13-1/19/1893: 5.3
18. 1/7-1/13/1886, 1/14-1/20/1893, 1/17-1/23/1977: 5.6
19. 2/16-2/22/1885, 1/9-1/15/1893, 2/6-2/12/1895, 12/15-12/21/1989: 5.7
20. 1/8-14/1886, 1/24-1/30/1897, 12/9-12/15/1917: 5.9

Top 20 Coldest Months
1. January 1977: 11.4
2. January 1918: 15.9
3. February 1978: 16.6
4. January 1940: 17.8
5. January 1893: 18.9
6. January 1978: 19.0
7. January 1912: 19.2
8. February 1979: 19.3
9. February 1885: 19.4
10. December 1989: 19.8
11. February 1884: 19.9
12. January 1970: 20.6
13. February 1895: 21.1
14. January 1982, February 2007: 21.2
15. January 1994: 21.3
16. January 1948, January 1979: 21.4
17. December 1963: 21.6
18. January 1963, January 1985: 21.7
19. February 1905: 22.0
20. February 1934: 22.1

Top 20 Coldest Years
1. 1917: 49.0
2. 1885: 49.1
3. 1976: 49.6
4. 1978: 49.8
5. 1972: 49.9
6. 1963: 50.1
7. 1904, 1962: 50.2
8. 1886, 1924, 1967, 1969: 50.3
9. 1958, 1966, 1979: 50.5
10. 1989: 50.6
11. 1907, 1912, 1926: 50.8
12. 1920, 1981: 50.9
13. 1888, 1950: 51.0
14. 1893, 1980: 51.2
15. 1892, 1960, 1977: 51.3
16. 1905, 1968, 1971: 51.5
17. 1895, 1982, 1985, 1988, 1996: 51.6
18. 1910, 1929, 1951, 1961, 1970, 1984, 2003: 51.7
19. 1883, 1901, 1915, 1940, 1997: 51.8
20. 1903, 1909, 1914, 1916: 52.0

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Top 10 Years with the Most Below Normal Months (based on 1981-2010 average)

Top 10 Earliest Fall/Winter Low Temperature Below 40 Degrees
1. 8/29/1965: 39
2. 9/8/1951: 39
3. 9/9/1883: 39
4. 9/13/1964: 38
5. 9/14/1902: 38
9/14/1923: 39
9/14/1953: 38
9/14/1975: 38
6. 9/17/1959: 37
7. 9/20/1896: 39
9/20/1956: 37
9/20/1962: 38
8. 9/21/1889: 38
9/21/1897: 37
9/21/1991: 38
9. 9/22/1918: 38
9/22/1974: 37
9/22/1976: 38
9/22/1995: 37
10. 9/23/1885: 39
9/23/1913: 36
9/23/1963: 39
9/23/1967: 35
9/23/1981: 37
9/23/1989: 38

Top 10 Earliest Fall/Winter Low Temperature Below 32 Degrees
1. 9/21/1962: 31
2. 9/29/1961: 32
3. 9/30/1888: 32
9/30/1963: 31
4. 10/1/1899: 30
5. 10/2/1886: 31
10/2/1908: 32
10/2/1974: 32
6. 10/3/1975: 32
10/3/1981: 32
10/3/2003: 32
7. 10/4/1952: 32
10/4/1987: 29
8. 10/5/1965: 32
10/5/1968: 31
9. 10/6/1892: 30
10/6/1964: 31
10/6/1980: 30
10/6/1988: 31
10. 10/7/1889: 30
10/7/1935: 31

All-Time Heat Records

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Top 10 Warmest Months– Coming soon.

Top 20 Warmest Years
1. 2012: 56.5
2. 1998: 56.3
3. 1931: 55.4
4. 1921, 1991: 55.3
5. 1938: 55.2
6. 1999: 54.9
7. 1939, 1946, 2007: 54.8
8. 1941, 2006: 54.7
9. 1933, 1949, 2011: 54.4
10. 1990, 2001, 2002: 54.3
11. 1881, 1944, 1987: 54.2
12. 1953: 54.1
13: 1973: 54.0
14. 1930: 53.9
15. 1900, 1911, 1932, 1934: 53.8
16. 1922: 53.7
17. 1880, 1898, 1942, 1954: 53.6
18. 1882, 1908, 1913, 1959, 1986, 2005, 2010: 53.5
19. 1894, 2008: 53.4
20. 1890, 1927, 1952, 1955, 1975: 53.3

These records are derived from 134 years of daily weather. The below charts show the conditions for every year in every catergory.

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Top 20 Driest Years– Coming soon.

Top 20 Snowiest Winter Seasons– Coming soon.
1. 1909-1910: 67.8
2. 1880-1881: 62.4
3. 2013-2014: 56.4
4. 1977-1978: 54.1
5. 1995-1996: 54.1
6. 2002-2003: 50.6
7. 2009-2010: 48.5
8. 1966-1967: 46.6
9. 2007-2008: 45.3
10. 1969-1970: 44.2
11. 1917-1918: 44.1
12. 1892-1893: 43.6
13. 1984-1985: 43.4
14. 1883-1884: 42.7
15. 1950-1951: 42.4
16. 1960-1961: 42.2
17. 1894-1895: 42.1
18. 2012-2013: 41.2
19. 1998-1999: 40.4
20. 1913-1914: 40.2

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