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Warmest Year on Record for Ohio through October (1895-present)
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31st
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Wettest Year on Record for Ohio through October (1895-present)
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6th
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Warmest Year on Record for the Globe through October (1880-present)
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Conditions over the Past 7-Days (Click Map for Additional Variables)

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Total precipitation departure from the mean over the past 7 days

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Average temperature departure from the mean over the past 7 days

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Ohio Monthly Climate Summary

October 2021

Recent News

July 29, 2021

Byrd Polar & Climate Research Center scientists who study glacier ice have found viruses nearly 15,000 years old in two ice samples taken from the Tibetan Plateau in China. Most of those…

June 24, 2021

Though not in the heart of Tornado Alley, Ohio certainly deals with its fair share of severe weather. The season typically ramps up during May and June, but severe weather so far in 2021 has been…

June 8, 2021

The warm sunshine coaxed Brood X cicadas into fully emerging in the past week in parts of Ohio. The 17-year periodical cicadas, with orange wing veins and reddish-brown eyes, are chorusing, which…

June 1, 2021

According to the FHB forecasting system (http://www.wheatscab.psu.edu/), the risk for head scab is low across the state of Ohio for wheat flowering (anthesis) today, May 24, and over the next…

People Directory

Jason Cervenec
Education and Outreach Director, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center
Steven Quiring
Faculty Member, Geography Department
Research Scientist, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center and OSU Extension
Jim Degrand
Assistant State Climatologist