Columbus
Ohio, USA
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

October weather forecast and climate
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
October is a pleasant and colorful autumn month in Columbus with mild to cold weather and moderate rain. The average temperatures are in the 45°F (7.2°C) to 65°F (18.3°C) zone with most days above 50°F (10°C) and a few cold nights.
The scenic byways and parks are great places to witness the fall foliage that peaks around the third week of October with brilliant shades of crimson, orange, yellow, and red. The rainfall is light and registers 2.6" (66mm). The first signs of cold are evident by late October, which may even receive some snow.
Wear warm clothes as the nights tend to be frosty.

What is the temperature in October in Columbus?

In October, in Columbus, Ohio, the average high-temperature is 65.1°F (18.4°C), and the average low-temperature is 45°F (7.2°C).

What is the average humidity in October in Columbus?

In Columbus, Ohio, the average relative humidity in October is 69.3%.

How much does it rain in Columbus in October?

In Columbus, in October, it is raining for 9.4 days, with typically 2.6" (66.3mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Columbus?

October is the first month it typically snows. Throughout October, in the average 0.1 snowfall days, it receives 0.2" (5.1mm) of snow.

What is the average length of the day in October in Columbus?

In October, the average length of the day in Columbus is 11.1h.

How long on average sun shines in October in Columbus?

The average sunshine in October in Columbus, Ohio, is 5.9h.

How high is the UV index in October in Columbus?

The average daily maximum UV index in October is 4. A UV Index value of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium hazard to health from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in October: 65.1°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (84.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (36.5°F).

  • Average low temperature in October: 45°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 (22.6°F).

Average humidity in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in October: 69.3%

The month with the highest relative humidity is December (74.1%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is April (62.5%).

Average rainfall in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in October: 2.6"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is July (4.8").
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (2.3").

Average rainfall days in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in October: 9.4 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is January (14 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (8.4 days).

Average snowfall in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in October: 0.2"

The month with the highest snowfall is January (9.2").
Months with the lowest snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in October: 0.1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
Months with the lowest number of snowfall days are May, June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in October / Average sunshine in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in October: 11.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h).
The month with shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9.4h).

  • Average sunshine in October: 5.9h

The month with most sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 8.6h).
The month with least sunshine is December (Average sunshine: 2.7h).

Average UV index in October - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in October: 4

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 9).
The month with the lowest UV index is December (UV index 1).