Cincinnati weather: A warmup this week, and did January break any records?
After last week's chill, warmer temperatures are in store for Greater Cincinnati.
According to the National Weather Service, Monday will have above-normal low temperatures and dry conditions. Tuesday through Friday will be even warmer, with daily highs in the mid- to high 50s, although some showers and thunderstorms are possible.
Dry conditions are forecast for today with highs mostly in the 40s. We will be warmer on Tuesday with highs in the 50s but we will also see a chance for showers during the day. pic.twitter.com/vXgSO0oyb9
— NWS Wilmington OH (@NWSILN) February 6, 2023
The weather service also released its monthly regional climate summary that showed the area had the most significant winter impacts in the last 10 days of January, where accumulating snow, freezing rain and sleet occurred. There were also a few days in January when there was severe weather.
Cincinnati broke its record for daily snowfall rate on Jan. 22, when 5.6 inches fell in one day during the surprise snowstorm.
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There was also some severe weather that affected the region. On Jan. 12, an EF0 tornado was confirmed in Northern Kentucky near Williamstown in Grant County.
Looking ahead, the weather service predicts an increased likelihood of above-normal temperatures and precipitation from February through April.
Detailed Cincinnati forecast
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Monday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57 and a chance of showers, mainly between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.
Tuesday night: Cloudy, with a low around 40 and a chance of showers, mainly between 7 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Wednesday: Cloudy, with a high near 57 and a chance of showers, mainly after 1 p.m.
Wednesday night: A low around 48 and showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 1 a.m.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58 and a chance of showers before 1 p.m.
Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 50.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 38.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 48.
Source: National Weather Service, Wilmington.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer: Weather: A warmup and chance of rain, plus January's snow records