5-day weather forecast for Columbus, Ohio

Weather forecast accuracy details for Columbus, Ohio

These are the one- to three-day out accuracy percentages for high temperature, low temperature, icon forecast precipitation (both rain and snow), and text forecast precipitation (both rain and snow). Temperature accuracy is the percentage of forecasts within three degrees. Precipitation accuracy is the percentage of correct forecasts. The forecasts are collected in the evening.

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Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Month
Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
Weather Underground   70.24% 77.38% 83.33% 83.33% 78.57%
The Weather Channel   70.24% 76.19% 83.33% 83.33% 78.27%
AccuWeather   71.43% 73.81% 77.38% 75.00% 74.40%
Foreca   63.10% 78.57% 77.38% 77.38% 74.11%
Dark Sky (forecast.io)   58.33% 65.48% 85.71% 85.71% 73.81%
NWS Digital Forecast   67.86% 73.81% 76.19% 76.19% 73.51%
MeteoGroup   65.48% 61.90% 83.33% 83.33% 73.51%
World Weather Online   41.67% 45.24% 69.05% 69.05% 56.25%
Persistence   36.56% 23.66% 55.91% 55.91% 43.01%
Weather Forecast Accuracy Data Last Year
Provider High Temp Low Temp Icon Precip Text Precip Overall
AccuWeather   75.49% 70.87% 81.95% 81.95% 77.56%
The Weather Channel   76.41% 69.33% 81.74% 81.74% 77.31%
Weather Underground   75.93% 69.55% 81.58% 81.58% 77.16%
MeteoGroup   74.56% 62.87% 84.31% 84.31% 76.51%
Foreca   73.22% 67.32% 81.57% 81.57% 75.92%
NWS Digital Forecast   75.47% 65.87% 73.81% 73.40% 72.14%
Dark Sky (forecast.io)   67.90% 60.91% 79.12% 79.12% 71.76%
World Weather Online   60.00% 35.67% 76.39% 76.39% 62.11%
Persistence   34.98% 25.46% 57.08% 57.08% 43.65%
 
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