Ames April 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of April 20.
April 20 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 86 °F 1980
Lowest temperature 23 °F 2021
Lowest daily high 38 °F 1978
Highest daily low 64 °F 1985
Most precipitation 1.67 inches 1979
April 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 62.4 °F
Average low 39.6 °F
Chance precipitation 41.8%
Ames April 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 48 32 0.00 0.0
2023 62 37 0.83 n/a
2022 49 45 0.64 n/a
2021 48 23 0.00 n/a
2020 68 33 0.00 n/a
2019 75 32 0.00 n/a
2018 58 27 0.00 n/a
2017 56 42 0.00 n/a
2016 65 46 0.58 n/a
2015 54 35 0.03 n/a
2014 82 53 0.23 n/a
2013 47 26 0.00 n/a
2012 56 37 0.00 n/a
2011 50 33 0.00 n/a
2010 73 38 0.00 n/a
2009 50 34 0.00 n/a
2008 66 48 0.00 n/a
2007 73 44 0.14 n/a
2006 63 39 0.00 n/a
2005 73 57 0.24 n/a
2004 61 45 1.11 n/a
2003 50 44 0.01 n/a
2002 55 43 0.51 n/a
2001 82 55 0.14 n/a
2000 54 40 0.08 n/a
1999 67 39 0.10 n/a
1998 52 40 0.48 0.0
1997 67 35 0.11 0.0
1996 68 37 0.24 0.0
1995 55 39 0.34 0.0
1994 64 43 0.00 0.0
1993 57 31 0.28 0.9
1992 53 37 0.43 0.0
1991 54 42 0.16 0.0
1990 71 54 0.07 0.0
1989 78 44 0.00 0.0
1988 61 38 0.04 0.0
1987 85 57 0.00 0.0
1986 63 45 0.07 0.0
1985 83 64 0.00 0.0
1984 58 38 0.00 0.0
1983 57 30 0.00 0.0
1982 48 31 n/a n/a
1981 54 40 0.00 0.0
1980 86 50 0.00 0.0
1979 61 47 1.67 0.0
1978 38 30 0.02 0.0
1977 75 52 0.00 0.0
1976 60 43 0.57 0.0
1975 52 30 0.00 0.0
1974 64 54 0.54 0.0
1973 75 53 0.16 0.0
1972 48 42 0.00 0.0
1971 82 50 0.00 0.0
1970 48 34 0.00 n/a
1969 67 37 0.00 0.0
1968 62 50 0.93 0.0
1967 62 47 0.80 0.0
1966 46 29 0.00 0.0
1965 68 40 0.00 0.0
1964 56 44 0.91 0.0
1963 70 34 0.00 0.0
1962 59 38 0.53 0.0
1961 72 55 0.44 0.0
1960 65 51 0.00 0.0
1959 39 31 0.66 6.0
1958 67 48 0.01 0.0
1957 73 51 0.00 0.0
1956 67 31 0.00 0.0
1955 71 46 0.00 0.0
1954 56 48 0.07 0.0
1953 57 26 0.00 0.0
1952 76 52 0.00 0.0
1951 59 39 0.22 0.0
1950 53 29 0.00 0.0
1949 68 36 0.00 0.0
1948 71 45 0.00 0.0
1947 55 32 0.00 0.0
1946 73 46 0.00 0.0
1945 74 34 0.00 0.0
1944 53 46 0.67 0.0
1943 61 29 0.00 0.0
1942 68 32 0.00 0.0
1941 58 38 0.00 0.0
1940 66 43 0.00 0.0
1939 59 41 0.00 0.0
1938 67 37 0.00 0.0
1937 63 47 0.91 0.0
1936 73 47 0.00 0.0
1935 70 36 0.00 0.0
1934 56 28 0.00 0.0
1933 65 46 0.00 0.0
1932 55 44 0.02 0.0
1931 67 41 0.47 0.0
1930 47 41 1.10 0.0
1929 53 44 0.03 0.0
1928 50 28 0.00 0.0
1927 44 35 0.10 0.0
1926 79 37 0.00 0.0
1925 60 45 0.00 0.0
1924 57 29 0.00 0.0
1923 74 53 0.42 0.0
1922 68 30 0.00 0.0
1921 69 56 0.00 0.0
1920 62 42 0.10 0.0
1919 69 46 0.00 0.0
1918 41 30 0.32 n/a
1917 62 41 0.21 0.0
1916 56 43 0.55 0.0
1915 79 46 0.00 0.0
1914 74 44 0.00 0.0
1913 60 44 0.00 0.0
1912 61 31 0.00 0.0
1911 70 44 0.00 0.0
1910 71 28 0.00 0.0
1909 60 37 0.00 0.0
1908 78 48 0.00 0.0
1907 53 27 0.00 0.0
1906 73 35 0.00 0.0
1905 55 47 0.12 0.0
1904 52 35 0.00 0.0
1903 62 47 0.04 0.0
1902 70 52 0.18 0.0
1901 63 30 0.00 0.0
1900 72 41 0.00 0.0
1899 65 40 0.00 0.0
1898 61 35 0.00 0.0
1897 40 29 0.77 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 76 42 0.00 0.0
1894 55 32 0.02 0.0
1893 n/a 30 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 4/20?
For the date of Apr 20, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 86 °F which happened in 1980.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on April 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 86 °F 1980
2 85 °F 1987
3 83 °F 1985
4 82 °F 2001
4 82 °F 2014
4 82 °F 1971
7 79 °F 1926
7 79 °F 1915
9 78 °F 1989
9 78 °F 1908
What's the all-time low for Ames on 4/20?
For the date of Apr 20, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 23 °F which happened in 2021.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on April 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 23 °F 2021
2 26 °F 2013
2 26 °F 1953
4 27 °F 2018
4 27 °F 1907
6 28 °F 1934
6 28 °F 1928
6 28 °F 1910
9 29 °F 1924
9 29 °F 1966
9 29 °F 1897
9 29 °F 1950
9 29 °F 1943
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on April 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 38 °F 1978
2 39 °F 1959
3 40 °F 1897
4 41 °F 1918
5 44 °F 1927
6 46 °F 1966
7 47 °F 1930
7 47 °F 2013
9 48 °F 2021
9 48 °F 1972
9 48 °F 1970
9 48 °F 2024
9 48 °F 1982
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 4/20?
For the date of Apr 20, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.67 inches which happened in 1979.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on April 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.67 inches 1979
2 1.11 inches 2004
3 1.10 inches 1930
4 0.93 inches 1968
5 0.91 inches 1937
5 0.91 inches 1964
7 0.83 inches 2023
8 0.80 inches 1967
9 0.77 inches 1897
10 0.67 inches 1944
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location