Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 to pay tribute to the
contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country.
Here is a look at some Labor Day weather statistics for Cincinnati. Note that because the holiday
falls on different days from year to year, the "normals" shown below have been averaged
over the first week of September. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a fairly wide
spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on Labor Day in Cincinnati, but it has generally been dry
with high temperatures in the 80s and low temperatures in the 60s.
Labor Day Climate Extremes (1894-2012):
Warmest High Temperature: 101 degrees (1954)
Coldest High Temperature: 61 degrees (1994)
Coldest Low Temperature: 49 degrees (2010, 1976)
Warmest Low Temperature: 75 degrees (1941, 1912)
Most Precipitation: 2.17 inches (2003)
Labor Day Climate Normals (1981-2010):
Normal High Temperature: 82 degrees
Normal Low Temperature: 62 degrees
Normal Precipitation: 0.09 inches
Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of Labor Day high/low temperatures and
precipitation for Cincinnati. Click here for
a full listing of Cincinnati's Labor Day climate records.