• Aerial photo of Mound City Group - Photo courtesy of Ryan Fisher

    Hopewell Culture

    National Historical Park Ohio

Current Conditions

MCG Summer Rainbow

A rainbow arching over the Mound City Group after a summer thunderstorm.

NPS/Tom Engberg

South Central Ohio Weather

For current weather conditions, please see the local weather forecast on Accuweather.



Historical Weather Averages

The park lies in the south central Ohio area, about a one hour drive south of Columbus. This puts the park in a humid continental zone with a generally temperate climate. Winters are mildly cold with average temperatures around 30 degrees (F). Summers are hot and humid with an average temperature around 75 degrees (F). Average annual total rainfall is just under 38". Snowfall in the winter is generally light with an average total snowfall of less than 24".

Did You Know?

Camp Sherman barracks in background. Mounds being excavated in foreground.

Camp Sherman, a World War I training camp, was located in part at Mound City Group. Most of the mounds were significantly impacted. During construction of the cantonment, a new barrack was erected every 20 minutes. More...