Ames April 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of April 3.
April 3 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 82 °F 2011
Lowest temperature 7 °F 1936
Lowest daily high 25 °F 1936
Highest daily low 59 °F 1981
Most precipitation 1.43 inches 1974
April 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 56.4 °F
Average low 33.9 °F
Chance precipitation 33.5%
Ames April 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 55 34 0.00 n/a
2023 54 31 0.02 0.0
2022 47 29 0.02 n/a
2021 77 39 0.00 n/a
2020 41 27 0.18 n/a
2019 56 26 0.15 n/a
2018 35 17 0.08 n/a
2017 50 47 0.63 n/a
2016 81 31 0.00 n/a
2015 50 26 0.00 n/a
2014 45 34 0.46 n/a
2013 49 22 0.00 n/a
2012 69 54 0.00 n/a
2011 82 43 0.00 n/a
2010 63 33 0.00 n/a
2009 54 25 0.00 n/a
2008 41 34 0.45 n/a
2007 54 23 0.16 n/a
2006 52 34 0.00 n/a
2005 73 35 0.00 n/a
2004 57 37 0.00 n/a
2003 77 38 0.00 n/a
2002 35 18 0.00 n/a
2001 51 35 0.00 n/a
2000 52 35 0.00 n/a
1999 73 45 0.51 n/a
1998 43 39 0.00 0.0
1997 61 40 0.01 0.0
1996 73 47 0.00 0.0
1995 74 n/a 0.00 0.0
1994 54 19 0.00 0.0
1993 45 30 0.00 0.0
1992 64 29 0.00 0.0
1991 65 43 0.00 0.0
1990 55 20 0.00 0.0
1989 61 43 0.03 0.0
1988 55 37 0.02 0.0
1987 45 21 0.00 0.0
1986 59 n/a 0.76 0.0
1985 59 35 0.00 0.0
1984 48 32 0.94 1.1
1983 42 32 0.02 0.0
1982 62 15 0.33 3.0
1981 82 59 0.75 0.0
1980 46 35 0.48 0.0
1979 36 23 0.00 0.0
1978 78 33 0.00 0.0
1977 44 31 0.01 0.0
1976 72 35 0.00 0.0
1975 30 8 0.00 0.0
1974 72 40 1.43 0.0
1973 50 35 0.00 0.0
1972 51 26 0.01 0.2
1971 42 22 0.00 0.0
1970 45 31 0.00 n/a
1969 61 30 0.00 0.0
1968 64 44 1.15 0.0
1967 58 30 0.00 0.0
1966 47 33 0.03 0.0
1965 36 32 0.22 0.0
1964 48 35 0.21 0.0
1963 68 36 0.04 0.0
1962 45 27 0.00 0.0
1961 53 31 0.06 0.0
1960 50 33 0.00 0.0
1959 59 39 0.00 0.0
1958 54 42 0.11 0.0
1957 40 32 0.00 0.0
1956 72 39 0.20 0.0
1955 68 41 0.00 0.0
1954 32 14 0.00 0.0
1953 48 33 0.19 0.0
1952 48 29 0.00 0.0
1951 49 28 0.00 0.0
1950 52 35 0.00 0.0
1949 54 31 0.00 0.0
1948 72 32 0.00 0.0
1947 44 38 0.07 0.0
1946 74 45 n/a 0.0
1945 39 31 1.01 0.0
1944 43 n/a 0.00 0.0
1943 55 30 0.00 0.0
1942 67 32 0.00 0.0
1941 45 39 0.25 0.0
1940 59 44 0.00 0.0
1939 58 27 0.00 0.0
1938 47 24 0.00 0.0
1937 34 31 0.10 0.0
1936 25 7 0.00 0.0
1935 33 24 0.06 0.0
1934 62 45 0.31 0.0
1933 44 33 0.00 0.0
1932 53 30 0.00 0.0
1931 49 34 0.10 0.0
1930 69 35 0.00 0.0
1929 80 46 0.00 0.0
1928 77 42 0.00 0.0
1927 54 38 0.05 0.0
1926 49 24 0.00 0.0
1925 70 42 0.00 0.0
1924 64 43 0.00 0.0
1923 52 32 0.38 0.0
1922 57 42 0.13 0.0
1921 81 47 0.00 0.0
1920 31 22 0.00 0.0
1919 55 41 0.20 0.0
1918 49 29 0.00 0.0
1917 46 40 0.00 0.0
1916 46 30 0.00 0.0
1915 55 26 0.00 0.0
1914 38 23 0.00 0.0
1913 72 37 0.45 0.0
1912 58 26 0.00 0.0
1911 33 27 0.00 0.0
1910 71 35 0.00 0.0
1909 63 34 0.00 0.0
1908 62 26 0.00 0.0
1907 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1906 57 43 0.00 0.0
1905 59 38 0.57 0.0
1904 49 33 0.00 0.0
1903 44 30 0.00 0.0
1902 53 25 0.00 0.0
1901 55 27 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a 35 0.00 0.0
1899 37 21 0.10 0.0
1898 59 37 0.00 0.0
1897 64 46 0.01 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 58 26 0.00 0.0
1894 60 23 0.00 0.0
1893 74 40 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 4/3?
For the date of Apr 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 82 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2011.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 82 °F 1981
1 82 °F 2011
3 81 °F 2016
3 81 °F 1921
5 80 °F 1929
6 78 °F 1978
7 77 °F 1928
7 77 °F 2021
7 77 °F 2003
10 74 °F 1946
10 74 °F 1893
10 74 °F 1995
What's the all-time low for Ames on 4/3?
For the date of Apr 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 7 °F which happened in 1936.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 7 °F 1936
2 8 °F 1975
3 14 °F 1954
4 15 °F 1982
5 17 °F 2018
6 18 °F 2002
7 19 °F 1994
8 20 °F 1990
9 21 °F 1987
9 21 °F 1899
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on April 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 25 °F 1936
2 30 °F 1975
3 31 °F 1920
4 32 °F 1954
5 33 °F 1911
5 33 °F 1935
7 34 °F 1937
8 35 °F 2018
8 35 °F 2002
10 36 °F 1965
10 36 °F 1979
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 4/3?
For the date of Apr 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.43 inches which happened in 1974.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on April 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.43 inches 1974
2 1.15 inches 1968
3 1.01 inches 1945
4 0.94 inches 1984
5 0.76 inches 1986
6 0.75 inches 1981
7 0.63 inches 2017
8 0.57 inches 1905
9 0.51 inches 1999
10 0.48 inches 1980
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location