Ames August 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 1.
August 1 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 98 °F 1988
Lowest temperature 48 °F 1898
Lowest daily high 72 °F 1974
Highest daily low 78 °F 2001
Most precipitation 2.16 inches 1972
August 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 82.8 °F
Average low 62.1 °F
Chance precipitation 35.6%
Ames August 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 88 63 0.00 0.0
2022 88 65 0.00 n/a
2021 82 56 0.00 n/a
2020 84 54 0.00 n/a
2019 81 54 0.00 n/a
2018 85 57 0.48 n/a
2017 86 60 0.30 n/a
2016 78 68 0.02 n/a
2015 86 58 0.00 n/a
2014 83 54 0.00 n/a
2013 86 55 0.00 0.0
2012 94 62 0.00 n/a
2011 94 70 0.00 n/a
2010 87 63 0.00 n/a
2009 75 53 0.01 n/a
2008 84 64 0.01 n/a
2007 88 61 0.00 n/a
2006 89 73 0.39 n/a
2005 87 65 0.00 n/a
2004 82 63 0.63 n/a
2003 83 62 0.01 n/a
2002 88 63 0.00 n/a
2001 96 78 0.00 n/a
2000 86 61 0.01 n/a
1999 77 59 0.00 n/a
1998 79 54 0.00 0.0
1997 81 59 0.00 0.0
1996 77 56 0.00 0.0
1995 73 58 0.31 0.0
1994 87 66 1.55 0.0
1993 80 66 0.00 0.0
1992 78 52 0.00 0.0
1991 87 62 0.00 0.0
1990 78 55 0.00 0.0
1989 84 62 0.00 0.0
1988 98 67 0.00 0.0
1987 96 72 0.00 0.0
1986 79 59 0.00 0.0
1985 76 52 0.00 0.0
1984 84 60 0.00 0.0
1983 85 59 0.00 0.0
1982 89 61 0.00 0.0
1981 85 65 0.00 0.0
1980 92 64 0.09 0.0
1979 80 63 0.00 0.0
1978 82 57 0.00 0.0
1977 85 53 0.18 0.0
1976 77 53 0.00 0.0
1975 88 64 0.00 0.0
1974 72 59 1.64 0.0
1973 74 53 0.00 0.0
1972 76 65 2.16 0.0
1971 81 61 0.08 0.0
1970 87 62 0.00 0.0
1969 78 57 0.00 0.0
1968 77 52 0.00 0.0
1967 85 67 0.00 0.0
1966 85 67 0.00 0.0
1965 81 57 0.00 0.0
1964 94 58 0.00 0.0
1963 86 60 0.00 0.0
1962 79 57 0.00 0.0
1961 82 68 1.30 0.0
1960 88 57 0.00 0.0
1959 88 59 0.00 0.0
1958 83 67 0.00 0.0
1957 93 70 0.00 0.0
1956 76 65 0.25 0.0
1955 97 73 0.08 0.0
1954 83 59 0.00 0.0
1953 96 71 0.00 0.0
1952 83 61 0.11 0.0
1951 86 58 0.00 0.0
1950 82 57 0.00 0.0
1949 81 64 0.00 0.0
1948 78 60 0.03 0.0
1947 82 61 n/a 0.0
1946 90 68 0.00 0.0
1945 89 76 0.00 0.0
1944 83 67 0.49 0.0
1943 87 63 0.00 0.0
1942 92 71 0.02 0.0
1941 95 66 0.00 0.0
1940 92 69 0.10 0.0
1939 87 64 0.00 0.0
1938 95 62 0.00 0.0
1937 90 71 0.05 0.0
1936 92 51 0.00 0.0
1935 88 70 0.08 0.0
1934 93 63 0.00 0.0
1933 85 65 0.00 0.0
1932 82 62 0.10 0.0
1931 83 70 0.64 0.0
1930 98 63 0.00 0.0
1929 81 60 0.00 0.0
1928 92 71 0.00 0.0
1927 81 57 0.00 0.0
1926 77 67 0.02 0.0
1925 81 54 0.03 0.0
1924 80 57 0.00 0.0
1923 85 65 0.91 0.0
1922 87 n/a 0.00 0.0
1921 85 57 2.02 0.0
1920 79 63 0.00 0.0
1919 89 67 0.09 0.0
1918 88 57 0.00 0.0
1917 85 67 0.00 0.0
1916 86 63 0.06 0.0
1915 85 66 0.62 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 95 51 0.00 0.0
1912 80 53 0.00 0.0
1911 86 60 0.23 0.0
1910 97 65 0.00 0.0
1909 92 63 0.00 0.0
1908 87 53 0.00 0.0
1907 77 n/a 0.00 0.0
1906 89 63 0.03 0.0
1905 85 64 0.00 0.0
1904 81 54 0.00 0.0
1903 74 56 0.31 0.0
1902 87 59 0.00 0.0
1901 92 54 0.00 0.0
1900 91 61 0.00 0.0
1899 90 64 0.80 0.0
1898 80 48 0.00 0.0
1897 93 70 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 86 50 0.00 0.0
1894 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1893 85 49 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/1?
For the date of Aug 1, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 98 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1988.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 98 °F 1930
1 98 °F 1988
3 97 °F 1955
3 97 °F 1910
5 96 °F 1987
5 96 °F 1953
5 96 °F 2001
8 95 °F 1941
8 95 °F 1938
8 95 °F 1913
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/1?
For the date of Aug 1, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 48 °F which happened in 1898.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 48 °F 1898
2 49 °F 1893
3 50 °F 1895
4 51 °F 1936
4 51 °F 1913
6 52 °F 1968
6 52 °F 1992
6 52 °F 1985
9 53 °F 1912
9 53 °F 2009
9 53 °F 1973
9 53 °F 1908
9 53 °F 1977
9 53 °F 1976
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 72 °F 1974
2 73 °F 1995
3 74 °F 1903
3 74 °F 1973
5 75 °F 2009
6 76 °F 1956
6 76 °F 1972
6 76 °F 1985
9 77 °F 1926
9 77 °F 1968
9 77 °F 1907
9 77 °F 1996
9 77 °F 1976
9 77 °F 1999
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/1?
For the date of Aug 1, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.16 inches which happened in 1972.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.16 inches 1972
2 2.02 inches 1921
3 1.64 inches 1974
4 1.55 inches 1994
5 1.30 inches 1961
6 0.91 inches 1923
7 0.80 inches 1899
8 0.64 inches 1931
9 0.63 inches 2004
10 0.62 inches 1915
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location