Ames August 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 2.
August 2 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 100 °F 1930
Lowest temperature 48 °F 1920
Lowest daily high 66 °F 1898
Highest daily low 76 °F 1964
Most precipitation 1.74 inches 1945
August 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 82.6 °F
Average low 61.9 °F
Chance precipitation 36.3%
Ames August 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 79 67 0.01 n/a
2022 96 69 0.00 0.0
2021 78 54 0.00 n/a
2020 80 59 0.00 n/a
2019 82 56 0.00 n/a
2018 78 58 0.00 n/a
2017 86 60 0.00 n/a
2016 83 64 0.25 n/a
2015 89 67 0.02 n/a
2014 84 56 0.00 n/a
2013 82 63 0.00 0.0
2012 93 70 0.00 n/a
2011 91 74 0.00 n/a
2010 80 68 0.45 n/a
2009 86 51 0.00 n/a
2008 82 58 0.00 n/a
2007 86 60 0.00 n/a
2006 84 71 0.00 n/a
2005 89 67 0.01 n/a
2004 84 66 0.05 n/a
2003 81 57 0.00 n/a
2002 80 53 0.00 n/a
2001 89 74 0.04 n/a
2000 86 64 0.21 n/a
1999 77 60 0.00 n/a
1998 79 60 0.10 0.0
1997 87 65 0.00 0.0
1996 80 59 0.00 0.0
1995 76 66 0.00 0.0
1994 81 63 0.00 0.0
1993 79 55 0.00 0.0
1992 n/a 60 0.40 0.0
1991 87 68 0.00 0.0
1990 80 61 0.10 0.0
1989 87 59 0.00 0.0
1988 95 73 0.00 0.0
1987 96 73 0.00 0.0
1986 74 57 0.00 0.0
1985 79 54 0.00 0.0
1984 85 67 0.00 0.0
1983 91 64 0.00 0.0
1982 91 65 0.02 0.0
1981 82 67 0.57 0.0
1980 84 70 0.00 0.0
1979 83 59 0.02 0.0
1978 82 59 0.11 0.0
1977 82 62 0.00 0.0
1976 79 53 0.00 0.0
1975 87 67 0.04 0.0
1974 72 54 0.00 0.0
1973 78 55 0.00 0.0
1972 79 64 1.12 0.0
1971 79 53 0.22 0.0
1970 89 64 0.00 0.0
1969 79 58 0.00 0.0
1968 81 53 0.00 0.0
1967 84 62 0.00 0.0
1966 82 61 0.00 0.0
1965 80 55 0.00 0.0
1964 96 76 0.00 0.0
1963 95 74 0.00 0.0
1962 82 57 0.00 0.0
1961 87 64 0.00 0.0
1960 92 71 0.00 0.0
1959 79 66 0.31 0.0
1958 85 68 0.00 0.0
1957 90 72 0.00 0.0
1956 80 68 0.27 0.0
1955 93 69 0.00 0.0
1954 88 61 0.00 0.0
1953 90 70 0.06 0.0
1952 85 62 0.46 0.0
1951 76 64 0.78 0.0
1950 76 50 0.00 0.0
1949 82 57 0.00 0.0
1948 70 58 0.05 0.0
1947 95 65 0.00 0.0
1946 92 68 n/a 0.0
1945 86 63 1.74 0.0
1944 86 64 0.00 0.0
1943 84 74 0.02 0.0
1942 89 69 0.14 0.0
1941 93 66 0.00 0.0
1940 92 70 0.00 0.0
1939 84 65 0.18 0.0
1938 94 70 0.00 0.0
1937 86 67 0.89 0.0
1936 95 54 0.00 0.0
1935 85 71 0.27 0.0
1934 90 69 0.00 0.0
1933 72 61 0.15 0.0
1932 79 60 0.00 0.0
1931 80 66 0.95 0.0
1930 100 76 0.00 0.0
1929 85 63 0.65 0.0
1928 94 72 0.00 0.0
1927 69 53 0.00 0.0
1926 85 65 0.00 0.0
1925 84 53 0.00 0.0
1924 87 64 0.00 0.0
1923 81 54 0.00 0.0
1922 80 n/a 0.00 0.0
1921 74 57 0.13 0.0
1920 81 48 0.00 0.0
1919 88 57 0.00 0.0
1918 85 63 0.00 0.0
1917 75 56 0.19 0.0
1916 90 63 0.00 0.0
1915 73 62 0.04 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 95 54 0.00 0.0
1912 78 48 0.00 0.0
1911 85 49 0.00 0.0
1910 89 69 0.00 0.0
1909 91 65 0.00 0.0
1908 91 69 0.00 0.0
1907 73 n/a 0.00 0.0
1906 89 64 0.00 0.0
1905 78 63 0.04 0.0
1904 82 57 0.00 0.0
1903 86 61 0.00 0.0
1902 93 66 0.41 0.0
1901 88 72 0.00 0.0
1900 93 68 0.00 0.0
1899 83 65 0.00 0.0
1898 66 54 1.03 0.0
1897 88 68 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 88 62 0.06 0.0
1894 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1893 88 53 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/2?
For the date of Aug 2, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 100 °F which happened in 1930.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 100 °F 1930
2 96 °F 1987
2 96 °F 2022
2 96 °F 1964
5 95 °F 1947
5 95 °F 1988
5 95 °F 1963
5 95 °F 1913
5 95 °F 1936
10 94 °F 1938
10 94 °F 1928
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/2?
For the date of Aug 2, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 48 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1920.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 48 °F 1912
1 48 °F 1920
3 49 °F 1911
4 50 °F 1950
5 51 °F 2009
6 53 °F 1968
6 53 °F 1925
6 53 °F 1976
6 53 °F 1971
6 53 °F 1893
6 53 °F 1927
6 53 °F 2002
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 66 °F 1898
2 69 °F 1927
3 70 °F 1948
4 72 °F 1933
4 72 °F 1974
6 73 °F 1915
6 73 °F 1907
8 74 °F 1921
8 74 °F 1986
10 75 °F 1917
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/2?
For the date of Aug 2, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.74 inches which happened in 1945.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.74 inches 1945
2 1.12 inches 1972
3 1.03 inches 1898
4 0.95 inches 1931
5 0.89 inches 1937
6 0.78 inches 1951
7 0.65 inches 1929
8 0.57 inches 1981
9 0.46 inches 1952
10 0.45 inches 2010
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location