February weather forecast and climate
Columbus, OH

An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
An evening autumn view of the cityscape of Columbus, Ohio, from the water and over the bridge
The last month of the winter, February, is also a wintry month in Columbus, Ohio, with average temperature varying between 24.3°F (-4.3°C) and 37.6°F (3.1°C).

Temperature

In February, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in January - a still cold 37.6°F (3.1°C). In February, in Columbus, the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

Humidity

In February, the average relative humidity is 81%.

Rainfall

In February, the rain falls for 9.1 days. Throughout February, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated. Throughout the year, there are 164.3 rainfall days, and 30.55" (776mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

Months with snowfall are January through April, October through December. February is the month with the most snowfall in Columbus, Ohio. Snow falls for 10.4 days and accumulates 3.31" (84mm) of snow.

Daylight

The average length of the day in Columbus is 10.7h.

Sunshine

In Columbus, Ohio, the average sunshine is 4.5h.

UV index

January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2, are months with the lowest UV index in Columbus. A UV Index value of 2, and less, symbolizes a minimal health vulnerability from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for average individuals.
Note: In February, the average maximum UV index of 2 translate into the following recommendations:
For the majority, extended sun exposure is not of great concern. Infants and people with sensitive skin must always be protected. 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.

What is the temperature in February in Columbus?

The average high-temperature, in February, in Columbus, is 37.6°F (3.1°C), while the average low-temperature is 24.3°F (-4.3°C).

What is the average humidity in February in Columbus?

In Columbus, Ohio, the average relative humidity in February is 81%.

How many days does it rain in February in Columbus?

In February, the rain falls for 9.1 days. Throughout February, 2.28" (58mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

How many days does it snow in February in Columbus?

In Columbus, in February, during 10.4 snowfall days, 3.31" (84mm) of snow is typically accumulated.

What is the snowiest month in Columbus?

February is the month with the most snowfall. Snow falls for 10.4 days and accumulates 3.31" (84mm) of snow.

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

In February, the average length of the day is 10.7h.

How many hours of sunshine does Columbus have in February?

In February, the average sunshine in Columbus, Ohio, is 4.5h.

What are the months with the lowest UV index in Columbus?

Months with the lowest UV index in Columbus, Ohio, are January, February, November and December, with an average maximum UV index of 2.

What is the UV index intensity in February in Columbus?

In February, the average daily maximum UV index in Columbus, Ohio, is 2. A UV Index reading of 2, and below, represents a low health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average high temperature in February: 3.1°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (28.4°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (0.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in February: -4.3°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (18.6°C).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (-5.8°C).

Average pressure in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average pressure in February: 1019.3mbar

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is November (1020.6mbar).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (1013.8mbar).

Average wind speed in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average wind speed in February: 15km/h

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is January (15.2km/h).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.9km/h).

Average humidity in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average humidity in February: 81%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (82%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (73%).

Average rainfall in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall in February: 58mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (92mm).
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is September (43mm).

Average rainfall days in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average rainfall days in February: 9.1 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).

Average snowfall in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall in February: 84mm

The month with the highest snowfall is February (84mm).
Months with the least snowfall are May, June, July, August and September (0mm).

Average snowfall days in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average snowfall days in February: 10.4 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).

Average daylight in February / Average sunshine in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average daylight in February: 10.7h

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 February: 4.5h

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

Average sunshine days in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average sunshine days in February: 10.4 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).

Average UV index in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average UV index in February: 2

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).

Average cloud cover in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average cloud cover in February: 60

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 63).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 29).

Average visibility in February - Columbus, OH
  • Average visibility in February: 8km

Months with the highest visibility are March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (9km).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and February (8km).