Columbus Weather In May
The highest recorded temperature in May for Columbus for the past 65 years was 93 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on May 31, 1988, and the typical high is 83. The lowest documented temperature in May for Columbus for the past 65 years was 25 most recently measured on May 10, 1966, and the regular low is 61.
According to National Weather Service historical Columbus May Weather data, on May 10, 1960, the high temperature did not exceed 43 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Columbus in the past 65 years. Weather Service data also shows that on May 16, 1991, the lowest recorded temperature for the day did not drop below 73 degrees, the highest low measured temperature in Columbus in the last 65 years.
Weather Service historical data shows that the average daily high temperature in Columbus on May First is 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the average high on the last day of May is 78 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Columbus on May First is 47 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of May is 57 degrees.
Columbus usually receives an average of 3.62 inches of rain during May. May Columbus Weather records indicate that on May 28, 2000 Columbus received 2.67 inches of precipitation, the highest amount of rain recorded in a single day in May.