Columbus Weather In January
The highest recorded temperature in January for Columbus for the past 65 years was 74 degrees Fahrenheit, most recently measured on January 26, 1950, while the standard high temperature is 57. The coldest day reported in Columbus in January for the past 65 years was -22 measured on January 18, 1994, and the average low daily temperature is 37.
United States National Weather Service historical Columbus January weather data indicates that on January 20, 1985, the measured high temperature did not exceed -5 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Columbus in the past 65 years. Weather Service data also shows that on January 25, 1950, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 58 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Columbus in the last 65 years.
NWS data indicates that the daily high temperature in Columbus on January First averages 38 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the last day of January averages 35 degrees. The low temperature in Columbus in January on the first day of the month averages 24 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 20 degrees.
Columbus usually receives an average of 4.78 inches of rain during the month. The most precipitation recorded on a single day in January, according to January Columbus Weather data, was 4.79 inches on January 21, 1959. Columbus receives an average of 0.1 inches of snow in January. The highest snowfall measured in a single day in January was 8.8 inches on January 7, 1996.