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Here is a look at some New Year's Day 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 New Year's Day in Cincinnati, but high temperatures have generally been in the 30s or 40s and low temperatures in the 20s. While it is not uncommon for the area to see a small amount of precipitation on New Year's Day, only a small fraction of New Year's Days in Cincinnati have had measurable snowfall.

Cincinnati New Year's Day Climate Extremes (1871-2022):
Warmest High Temperature: 69 degrees (1876)
Coldest High Temperature: 6 degrees (1928)
Coldest Low Temperature: -4 degrees (1968)
Warmest Low Temperature: 58 degrees (1876)
Most Precipitation: 1.54 inches (1948)
Most Snowfall: 7.6 inches (1964)
Greatest Snow Depth: 6 inches (1961)

Cincinnati New Year's Day Climate Averages (1871-2022):
Average High Temperature: 41 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 25 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.11 inches
Average Snowfall: 0.1 inches
Average Snow Depth: 0 inches

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