October weather forecast
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio

Weather in October

October, the same as September, is another enjoyable autumn month in Columbus, Ohio, with temperature in the range of an average low of 46.9°F (8.3°C) and an average high of 63°F (17.2°C).

Temperature

In Columbus, Ohio, the average high-temperature in October decreases from a warm 76.1°F (24.5°C) in September to an enjoyable 63°F (17.2°C). In Columbus, in October, the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Humidity

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

Rainfall

In October, in Columbus, Ohio, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout October, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated. In Columbus, during the entire year, the rain falls for 164.3 days and collects up to 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

January through April, October through December are months with snowfall in Columbus. October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow. Throughout the year, in Columbus, there are 42.3 snowfall days, and 12.28" (312mm) of snow is accumulated.

Daylight

In Columbus, Ohio, the average length of the day in October is 11h and 8min.
On the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:15 pm. On the last day of October, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 6:31 pm EDT.

Sunshine

In October, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

In October, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbus is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health hazard from unprotected exposure to Sun's UV rays for average individuals.
Note: In October, the average maximum UV index of 3 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions - Protection against sunburn is recommended. The solar radiation is most powerful near the mid-day, so the exposure to the direct Sun should be reduced accordingly. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for the eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun. Caution! The reflection of snow can nearly double the intensity of the Sun's UV radiation.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in October, is 63°F (17.2°C), while the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C). in August, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'real feel'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is computed to be 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the least humid month in Columbus?

October is the least humid month in Columbus, Ohio, with an average relative humidity of 73%.

What is the average humidity in October in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average relative humidity in October is 73%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in October?

In October, in Columbus, the rain falls for 13.3 days. Throughout October, 2.4" (61mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it start snowing in Columbus?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.3 snowfall days, it receives 0.08" (2mm) of snow.

How many hours of daylight does Columbus have in October?

In October, the average day length in Columbus, Ohio, is 11h and 8min.

When are sunrise and sunset in October in Columbus?

In October, on the first day of the month, sunrise is at 7:28 am and sunset at 7:15 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 7:59 am and sunset at 6:31 pm EDT.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in October?

In Columbus, the average sunshine duration in October is 6.2h.

What is the UV index reading in October in Columbus?

In Columbus, the average daily maximum UV index in October is 3. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from unsafe exposure to Sun's UV rays.
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Average temperature in October
Columbus, OH

Average temperature in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in October: 63°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (83.1°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (33.4°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 46.9°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (65.5°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (21.6°F).

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Average pressure in October
Columbus, OH

Average pressure in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average pressure in October: 30.03"Hg

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (30.14"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.94"Hg).

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Average wind speed in October
Columbus, OH

Average wind speed in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average wind speed in October: 7.8mph

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (9.4mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (5.5mph).

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Average humidity in October
Columbus, OH

Average humidity in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in October: 73%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

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Average rainfall in October
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.4"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (3.62").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (1.69").

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Average rainfall days in October
Columbus, OH

Average rainfall days in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in October: 13.3 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is May (18.4 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (9.1 days).

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Average snowfall in October
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.08"

The month with the highest snowfall is February (3.31").
The months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days in October
Columbus, OH

Average snowfall days in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.3 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (12.9 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight in October /
Average sunshine in October
Columbus, OH

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in October: 11h and 8min

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 14h and 58min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 23min).

  • Average sunshine in October: 6h and 12min

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10h and 24min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 30min).

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Average sunshine days in October
Columbus, OH

Average sunshine days in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average sunshine days in October: 16.1 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (16.6 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is May (10.1 days).

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Average UV index in October
Columbus, OH

Average UV index in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in October: 3

The months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
The months with the lowest UV index are January, February, November and December (UV index 2).

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Average cloud cover in October
Columbus, OH

Average cloud cover in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average cloud cover in October: 40

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

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Average visibility in October
Columbus, OH

Average visibility in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average visibility in October: 6mi

The months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January and February (5mi).

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