Ames August 15 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 15.
August 15 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 101 °F 1988
Lowest temperature 42 °F 2004
Lowest daily high 64 °F 1979
Highest daily low 73 °F 1909
Most precipitation 2.10 inches 1902
August 15 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 81.8 °F
Average low 60.6 °F
Chance precipitation 37.7%
Ames August 15 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 79 57 0.00 0.0
2022 71 59 0.32 n/a
2021 82 48 0.00 n/a
2020 82 58 0.00 n/a
2019 76 55 0.00 n/a
2018 85 68 0.00 n/a
2017 72 58 0.20 n/a
2016 81 59 0.00 n/a
2015 85 62 0.00 n/a
2014 70 65 0.31 n/a
2013 73 52 0.00 0.0
2012 86 56 0.00 n/a
2011 83 56 n/a n/a
2010 80 61 0.00 n/a
2009 83 66 0.10 n/a
2008 78 56 0.00 n/a
2007 86 71 0.01 n/a
2006 83 56 0.00 n/a
2005 78 53 0.00 n/a
2004 75 42 0.00 n/a
2003 89 62 0.00 n/a
2002 82 56 0.00 n/a
2001 66 59 0.96 n/a
2000 86 63 0.00 n/a
1999 80 55 0.00 n/a
1998 84 65 0.17 0.0
1997 84 59 0.26 0.0
1996 79 55 0.00 0.0
1995 76 64 0.12 0.0
1994 74 50 0.00 0.0
1993 77 66 0.87 0.0
1992 69 48 0.00 0.0
1991 83 56 0.00 0.0
1990 82 61 0.00 0.0
1989 76 56 0.00 0.0
1988 101 68 0.00 0.0
1987 88 67 0.14 0.0
1986 85 64 0.00 0.0
1985 76 53 0.05 0.0
1984 90 60 0.00 0.0
1983 91 69 0.00 0.0
1982 77 65 0.02 0.0
1981 86 66 0.00 0.0
1980 78 56 0.00 0.0
1979 64 48 0.00 0.0
1978 91 67 0.27 0.0
1977 81 56 0.00 0.0
1976 75 56 0.00 0.0
1975 81 57 0.00 0.0
1974 82 64 0.09 0.0
1973 82 57 0.00 0.0
1972 91 68 0.00 0.0
1971 79 57 0.00 0.0
1970 86 68 0.00 0.0
1969 82 58 0.00 0.0
1968 83 65 0.06 0.0
1967 85 57 0.00 0.0
1966 80 64 0.00 0.0
1965 93 63 0.00 0.0
1964 77 55 0.00 0.0
1963 76 50 0.00 0.0
1962 86 58 0.05 0.0
1961 84 56 0.00 0.0
1960 75 54 0.07 0.0
1959 78 62 0.63 0.0
1958 85 63 0.00 0.0
1957 87 68 0.00 0.0
1956 92 64 0.00 0.0
1955 92 55 0.04 0.0
1954 91 64 0.00 0.0
1953 76 55 0.00 0.0
1952 87 67 0.05 0.0
1951 76 62 0.90 0.0
1950 87 66 0.00 0.0
1949 90 66 0.00 0.0
1948 84 59 0.00 0.0
1947 81 57 0.00 0.0
1946 82 66 0.00 0.0
1945 78 53 0.00 0.0
1944 84 70 0.08 0.0
1943 84 64 0.00 0.0
1942 77 55 0.00 0.0
1941 86 61 0.00 0.0
1940 84 66 0.00 0.0
1939 85 65 0.00 0.0
1938 77 68 0.32 0.0
1937 96 67 0.00 0.0
1936 96 66 0.00 0.0
1935 86 58 0.00 0.0
1934 80 66 0.43 0.0
1933 90 58 0.00 0.0
1932 82 70 0.02 0.0
1931 88 60 0.00 0.0
1930 95 62 0.00 0.0
1929 79 44 0.00 0.0
1928 92 68 0.00 0.0
1927 83 56 0.00 0.0
1926 84 56 0.00 0.0
1925 87 61 0.00 0.0
1924 71 63 0.30 0.0
1923 85 60 0.00 0.0
1922 90 64 0.00 0.0
1921 72 58 0.00 0.0
1920 84 55 0.00 0.0
1919 87 65 0.00 0.0
1918 81 68 0.68 0.0
1917 84 54 0.00 0.0
1916 81 60 0.00 0.0
1915 85 61 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 98 70 0.00 0.0
1912 84 57 0.00 0.0
1911 94 67 0.00 0.0
1910 91 64 1.00 0.0
1909 96 73 0.00 0.0
1908 89 66 0.50 0.0
1907 86 n/a 0.01 0.0
1906 83 63 1.74 0.0
1905 88 67 0.14 0.0
1904 89 69 0.00 0.0
1903 78 61 0.04 0.0
1902 70 61 2.10 0.0
1901 89 55 0.00 0.0
1900 84 63 0.98 0.0
1899 81 54 0.00 0.0
1898 92 70 0.00 0.0
1897 76 59 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.32 0.0
1895 89 55 0.00 0.0
1894 84 60 0.00 0.0
1893 83 56 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/15?
For the date of Aug 15, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 101 °F which happened in 1988.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 101 °F 1988
2 98 °F 1913
3 96 °F 1937
3 96 °F 1909
3 96 °F 1936
6 95 °F 1930
7 94 °F 1911
8 93 °F 1965
9 92 °F 1928
9 92 °F 1898
9 92 °F 1956
9 92 °F 1955
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/15?
For the date of Aug 15, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 42 °F which happened in 2004.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 42 °F 2004
2 44 °F 1929
3 48 °F 1979
3 48 °F 2021
3 48 °F 1992
6 50 °F 1963
6 50 °F 1994
8 52 °F 2013
9 53 °F 2005
9 53 °F 1985
9 53 °F 1945
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 1979
2 66 °F 2001
3 69 °F 1992
4 70 °F 1902
4 70 °F 2014
6 71 °F 1924
6 71 °F 2022
8 72 °F 2017
8 72 °F 1921
10 73 °F 2013
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/15?
For the date of Aug 15, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.10 inches which happened in 1902.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 15
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.10 inches 1902
2 1.74 inches 1906
3 1.00 inches 1910
4 0.98 inches 1900
5 0.96 inches 2001
6 0.90 inches 1951
7 0.87 inches 1993
8 0.68 inches 1918
9 0.63 inches 1959
10 0.50 inches 1908
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location