Christmas Climatology

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Here is a look at some Christmas Day weather statistics for Columbus, with data going back to 1878. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a fairly wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on Christmas Day in Columbus, but high temperatures have generally been in the 30s and low temperatures in the 20s. While it is not uncommon for the area to see a small amount of precipitation on Christmas Day, only a small fraction of Christmas Days in Columbus have had measurable snowfall. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find out how common a white Christmas is in the Columbus area.

Christmas Day Climate Extremes (1878-2018):
Warmest High Temperature: 64 degrees (1893)
Coldest High Temperature: 1 degree (1983)
Coldest Low Temperature: -12 degrees (1983)
Warmest Low Temperature: 55 degrees (1982, 1889)
Most Precipitation: 0.79 inches (2009)
Most Snowfall: 7.0 inches (1890)
Greatest Snow Depth: 9 inches (1960)

Christmas Day Climate Averages (1878-2018):
Average High Temperature: 36 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 24 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.10 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.3 inches
Average Snow Depth: 1 inch

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