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December Columbus Weather
Record High: 76°F
Normal High: 41°F
Normal Low: 26°F
Record Low: -17°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 2.93"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.56"
Avg Monthly Snow: 5.5"
Rec 1 Day Snow: 7.9"

Columbus Weather In December

The record high December temperature in Columbus Ohio for the last 71 years was 76 degrees Fahrenheit, registered on December 4, 1982, while the standard high temperature is 41. In the last 71 years the lowest measured December temperature in Columbus was -17 most recently registered on December 18, 1989, while the normal low measured temperature is 26.

US National Weather Service historical Columbus December Weather data records that on December 26, 1983, the high temperature did not exceed 1 degrees Fahrenheit, the lowest high measured in Columbus in the past 71 years. The Weather Service additionally shows that on December 6, 1998, the low for the day did not drop below 62 degrees, the highest low temperature in Columbus in the last 71 years.

National Weather Service records indicate that the high temperature in Columbus on December First averages 44 degrees and the high on the last day of the month averages 39 degrees. The average recorded low temperature in Columbus on December First is 27 degrees Fahrenheit and the average low on the last day of December is 25 degrees.

Columbus usually receives an average of 2.93 inches of precipitation during December. December Columbus Weather records show that on December 21, 1998 Columbus received 2.56 inches of rain, the most rain measured in a single day in December. Columbus averages 5.5 inches of snow in December.On December 3, 1957 Columbus received 7.9 inches of rain, the greatest snowfall measured in a single day in December.