Ohio Climate

Hiram College is situated about 56 km (35 miles) southeast of Cleveland, Ohio, in the temperate zone between 41 and 42 degrees N latitude. The region enjoys four distinct seasons. Because temperatures range from an average low of -9 C (15 F) to an average high of 27 C (81 F), students require a variety of clothing and footwear. Below are weather-related items you may wish to bring with you or buy after you arrive in the U.S.

Spring (March-May)

Average high: 7 to 21 C (45-69 F); Average low: -3 to 8 C (26-47 F)

  • Raincoat
  • Umbrella
  • Clothing that can be worn in layers
  • Light-weight jacket

Summer (June-August)

Average high: 25 to 27 C (77-81 F); Average low: 19 to 22 C (66-71 F)

  • Casual summer clothes (T-shirts, shorts, sandals)
  • Swimwear

Fall (September-November)

Average high: 16 to 22 C (61-72 F); Average low: 5 to 11 C (41-52 F)

  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Medium weight jacket/coat
  • Sweaters
  • Slacks/pants

Winter (December-February)

Average high: -1 to 9 C (31-48 F); Average low: -9 to 0 C (15-32 F)

  • Heavy-weight winter coat
  • Warm gloves, scarf and a hat that covers your ears
  • Pair of warm/heavy boots (for snow)
  • Several pairs of warm socks

See today's weather in Hiram, Ohio

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