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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 America. Here is a look at some Labor Day weather statistics for Dayton. As can be seen in the data below, there has been a fairly wide spectrum of temperatures and precipitation on Labor Day in Dayton, but high temperatures have generally been in the 80s and low temperatures in the 50s or 60s. It is also not uncommon to see some rain in Dayton on Labor Day.

Labor Day Climate Extremes (1894-2021):
Warmest High Temperature: 101 degrees (1954)
Coldest High Temperature: 62 degrees (2011, 1994)
Coldest Low Temperature: 43 degrees (1976)
Warmest Low Temperature: 73 degrees (1933, 1912)
Most Precipitation: 1.78 inches (2003)

Labor Day Climate Averages (1894-2021):
Average High Temperature: 82 degrees
Average Low Temperature: 61 degrees
Average Precipitation: 0.12 inches

Below are graphs showing the frequency distribution of Labor Day high/low temperatures and precipitation for Dayton. Click here for a full listing of Dayton's Labor Day climate records.