February had a consistent theme throughout Ohio: warm and lacking snow.

What You Need To Know

  • February 2023 had well above average temperatures

  • We have seen very little snow this year

  • Columbus saw the lowest amount of February snow on record

Temperatures at all three airports rain above average this month by about 10 degrees. Average highs for February typically trend in the upper 30s and lower 40s, but we had upper 40s and low 50s. 

Precipitation was much closer to normal, but snow was way below what we would expect to see in February.

In fact, in Cincinnati there have only been three years on record (including 2023) with only a trace of snow.

For Columbus, this was been the least snowy February on record. In second place is 2009, with 0.2 inch for the month. 

Cleveland was not far behind, setting the record for the second-lowest February snow totals in 2023. The least snowy year was in 1998, with 0.2 inch.

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