Columbus and Central Ohio Weather

The first widespread frost and freeze is likely early Monday, as skies clear and the wind settles down. Any sensitive vegetation or plants should be covered or brought inside.

Clouds moved east this afternoon, with a chilly northwesterly breeze, as high pressure builds across the region overnight. Temperatures reached the mid-50s, but will fall quickly overnight with light winds and clear skies.

Monday morning, under clear skies, will bring widespread patchy frost and the first freeze in many areas, with temperatures in the low 30s (upper 20s in the cold spots). The day will be sunny and crisp, with readings in the upper 50s in the afternoon.

Winds will turn southerly on Tuesday as the high moves east, bringing a significant warmup. Readings will reach the low 70s much of the week, with dry conditions. A frontal system will bring increasing clouds on Wednesday, followed by showers toward the end of the week.

Cooler conditions will return next weekend.


  • Tonight: Clearing, widespread frost. Low 30-34
  • Monday: Mostly sunny, crisp. High 60
  • Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High 73 (44)
  • Wednesday: More clouds. High 72 (55)
  • Thursday: Mostly cloudy. High 74 (57)
  • Friday: Mostly cloudy, shower late. High 73 (60)
  • Saturday: Showers, cooler. High 62 (51)