October weather forecast and climate
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, like September, in Columbus, Ohio, is another comfortable autumn month, with average temperature ranging between max 63°F (17.2°C) and min 46.9°F (8.3°C).

Temperature

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

Humidity

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

Rainfall

In Columbus, in October, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, there are 164.3 rainfall days, and 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

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

Daylight

The average length of the day in October is 11.1h.

Sunshine

In Columbus, the average sunshine is 6.2h.

UV index

The average daily maximum UV index in Columbus, Ohio, is 3. A UV Index estimate of 3 to 5 represents a moderate threat to health from unsafe exposure to the UV radiation for ordinary individuals.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 3 interpret into the following advice:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. 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 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. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.
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FAQ

What is the temperature in October in Columbus?

In Columbus, Ohio, in October, the average high-temperature is 63°F (17.2°C), and the average low-temperature is 46.9°F (8.3°C).

What is the least humid month in Columbus?

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

What is the average humidity in October in Columbus?

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

How many days does it rain in October in Columbus?

In Columbus, in October, it is raining for 13.3 days, with typically 2.4" (61mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When does it start to snow in Columbus?

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

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

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

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in October?

The average sunshine in October in Columbus, Ohio, is 6.2h.

What is the UV index intensity in October in Columbus?

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

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"

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

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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").
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).
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: 11.1h

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

  • Average sunshine in October: 6.2h

The month with the most sunshine is August (Average sunshine: 10.4h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.5h).

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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

Months with the highest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 6).
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

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

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