Here is a look at some Independence 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 Independence Day in Columbus, but high temperatures have generally been in the 80s and low temperatures in the 60s. It is also not uncommon to see some rain in Columbus on Independence Day.
Independence Day Climate Extremes (1878-2013):
Warmest High Temperature: 104 degrees (1911)
Coldest High Temperature: 69 degrees (1922, 1882)
Coldest Low Temperature: 47 degrees (1968)
Warmest Low Temperature: 79 degrees (1911)
Most Precipitation: 1.38 inches (1984)
Independence Day Climate Normals (1981-2010):
Normal High Temperature: 85 degrees
Normal Low Temperature: 65 degrees
Normal Precipitation: 0.15 inches
Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of Independence Day high/low temperatures and precipitation for Columbus. Click here for a full listing of Columbus' Independence Day climate records.