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Severe thunderstorms possible from the upper Midwest to the lower Mississippi Valley

Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, a few tornadoes and some hail are expected across much of Arkansas and southern Missouri Wednesday. Isolated severe thunderstorms with damaging wind are also expected across Illinois during the day and across the lower Mississippi Valley overnight. Heavy rain with localized flooding is also possible in these areas. Read More >

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Here is a look at some Easter weather statistics for Cincinnati, with data going back to 1871. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a fairly wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on Easter in Cincinnati, but high temperatures have most often been in the 70s and low temperatures in the 40s. While it is not uncommon for the area to see a small amount of precipitation on Easter, only a small fraction of Easters in Cincinnati have had measurable snowfall.

Cincinnati's Easter Climate Extremes (1871-2015):
Warmest High Temperature: 86 degrees (1976, 1941)
Coldest High Temperature: 30 degrees (1940, 1894)
Coldest Low Temperature: 16 degrees (1940)
Warmest Low Temperature: 62 degrees (1957, 1942, 1938)
Most Precipitation: 1.31 inches (1988)
Most Snowfall: 2.7 inches (1970)
Greatest Snow Depth: 3 inches (1970)

Cincinnati's Easter Climate Averages (1871-2015):
Average High Temperature: 62 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 41 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.11 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.0 inches
Average Snow Depth: 0 inches

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Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of Easter high/low temperatures, precipitation, and snowfall for Cincinnati. Click here for a full listing of Cincinnati's Easter climate records.