Lancaster Weather Records

Lancaster, Ohio weather averages and records from 1895–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Lancaster, Ohio was 106 °F which occurred on July 20, 1930.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Lancaster, Ohio was -24 °F which occurred on January 19, 1994.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Lancaster Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 37.9 20.5 74 -24 2.7
February 41.7 22.8 79 -23 2.5
March 51.3 30.2 86 -7 3.6
April 64.6 39.9 92 8 4.1
May 74.0 50.7 96 22 3.7
June 81.7 59.1 101 34 4.3
July 84.4 62.2 106 41 4.3
August 83.4 59.6 102 35 3.0
September 77.9 52.2 102 26 3.2
October 65.8 41.2 91 13 3.0
November 53.0 32.2 81 -6 2.8
December 42.4 25.9 78 -20 3.0
Entire year 63.4 41.5 106 -24 39.8
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1895–2024
Highest daily low 80 °F August 10, 1934
Lowest daily high -8 °F January 19, 1994
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
57 °F January 19, 1996
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
53 °F Jan 19–20, 1996
Most daily precipitation 5.4 inches September 13, 1938
Most monthly precipitation 12.6 inches January 1937
Most yearly precipitation 57.5 inches 1935
Most yearly days with precipitation 196 2011
Earliest freeze September 17 1959
Earliest day ≥ 80 °F March 14 1990
Earliest day ≥ 90 °F April 30 1942
Earliest day ≥ 100 °F June 5 1925
Latest freeze May 30 1930
Latest day ≥ 80 °F November 10 2020
Latest day ≥ 90 °F October 9 1939
Latest day ≥ 100 °F September 14 1939
Most days in a year < 0 °F 24 1977
Most days in a year < 32 °F 162 1969
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 140 1953
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 58 1930
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 10 1930
Lancaster Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 15 days Nov 2–16, 1985
Without precipitation 36 days Sep 14 – Oct 19, 1963
High temperature at or
below freezing
28 days Jan 27 – Feb 23, 1978
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 58 days Jun 27 – Aug 23, 1955
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 21 days Jul 16 – Aug 5, 1930
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 6 days Aug 29 – Sep 3, 1953
Plant Hardiness Zone
6A
Lancaster is in plant hardiness zone 6A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
Lancaster Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1996–2024 Lancaster Fairfield Airport location
1936–1996 Lancaster 2 NW location
1895–1935 Lancaster 2 NW location