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May Weather In Columbus  
May Columbus Weather
Record High: 93°F
Normal High: 73°F
Normal Low: 52°F
Record Low: 25°F
Avg Monthly Rain: 3.88"
Rec 1 Day Rain: 2.67"

Columbus Weather In May

In the last 71 years the highest measured temperature in Columbus Ohio for May was 93 degrees Fahrenheit, on May 31, 1988, and the mean high is 73. The lowest reported temperature in May for Columbus for the past 71 years was 25 most recently measured on May 10, 1966, while the average low temperature is 52.

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 71 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 71 years.

National Weather Service data shows that the high temperature in Columbus on May First averages 70 degrees Fahrenheit and the high on the final day of May averages 78 degrees. The low temperature in Columbus in May on the first day of the month averages 47 degrees and the low temperature on the last day of the month averages 57 degrees.

Columbus usually receives an average of 3.88 inches of rain during the month. The most precipitation measured in a single day, as indicated by May Columbus Weather data, was 2.67 inches on May 28, 2000.