Ames August 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 20.
August 20 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 98 °F 1947
Lowest temperature 38 °F 1950
Lowest daily high 69 °F 1950
Highest daily low 74 °F 2023
Most precipitation 2.02 inches 1898
August 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 81.4 °F
Average low 59.9 °F
Chance precipitation 35.9%
Ames August 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 93 74 0.00 0.0
2022 76 64 0.20 n/a
2021 90 66 1.22 n/a
2020 84 52 0.00 n/a
2019 86 68 0.36 n/a
2018 74 64 1.77 n/a
2017 86 65 0.29 n/a
2016 73 57 0.09 n/a
2015 77 49 0.00 n/a
2014 78 62 0.32 n/a
2013 90 63 0.00 0.0
2012 80 46 0.00 n/a
2011 80 63 0.00 n/a
2010 80 66 0.08 n/a
2009 73 59 0.24 n/a
2008 82 58 0.00 n/a
2007 84 69 0.96 n/a
2006 79 56 0.00 n/a
2005 83 64 0.00 n/a
2004 76 48 0.00 n/a
2003 95 69 0.06 n/a
2002 79 51 0.00 n/a
2001 78 52 0.01 n/a
2000 74 62 0.00 n/a
1999 77 53 0.00 n/a
1998 91 73 0.00 0.0
1997 74 62 0.01 0.0
1996 80 64 0.00 0.0
1995 79 56 0.00 0.0
1994 80 56 0.00 0.0
1993 82 63 0.00 0.0
1992 76 50 0.00 0.0
1991 72 49 0.05 0.0
1990 74 69 1.00 0.0
1989 83 60 0.00 0.0
1988 85 63 0.00 0.0
1987 77 54 0.00 0.0
1986 78 58 0.00 0.0
1985 74 48 0.00 0.0
1984 81 54 0.00 0.0
1983 95 68 0.00 0.0
1982 84 68 0.00 0.0
1981 77 50 0.00 0.0
1980 89 71 0.00 0.0
1979 84 64 1.00 0.0
1978 81 48 0.00 0.0
1977 76 56 0.00 0.0
1976 85 56 0.00 0.0
1975 87 65 0.12 0.0
1974 88 65 0.00 0.0
1973 89 63 0.00 0.0
1972 91 70 0.00 0.0
1971 89 61 0.00 0.0
1970 81 55 0.00 0.0
1969 80 66 1.40 0.0
1968 92 68 0.00 0.0
1967 80 44 0.00 0.0
1966 81 57 0.15 0.0
1965 80 57 0.00 0.0
1964 80 65 0.40 0.0
1963 80 54 0.00 0.0
1962 80 68 0.00 0.0
1961 76 51 0.00 0.0
1960 80 57 0.00 0.0
1959 92 72 0.00 0.0
1958 84 68 1.36 0.0
1957 80 55 0.24 0.0
1956 70 47 0.00 0.0
1955 97 71 0.00 0.0
1954 83 60 0.00 0.0
1953 81 49 0.00 0.0
1952 80 69 0.29 0.0
1951 76 60 1.13 0.0
1950 69 38 0.00 0.0
1949 75 53 0.00 0.0
1948 95 66 0.00 0.0
1947 98 71 0.00 0.0
1946 88 51 n/a 0.0
1945 88 65 0.00 0.0
1944 77 62 0.07 0.0
1943 74 62 0.00 0.0
1942 91 68 0.00 0.0
1941 84 55 0.00 0.0
1940 72 45 0.00 0.0
1939 76 58 1.68 0.0
1938 83 64 0.00 0.0
1937 82 69 0.68 0.0
1936 87 70 0.00 0.0
1935 77 65 0.18 0.0
1934 78 52 0.00 0.0
1933 70 57 0.71 0.0
1932 79 51 0.00 0.0
1931 85 60 0.00 0.0
1930 70 57 0.10 0.0
1929 74 57 0.44 0.0
1928 87 72 0.00 0.0
1927 77 50 0.00 0.0
1926 86 63 0.02 0.0
1925 79 63 0.00 0.0
1924 83 69 0.00 0.0
1923 85 63 0.00 0.0
1922 91 58 0.00 0.0
1921 83 56 0.00 0.0
1920 81 63 0.18 0.0
1919 84 64 0.10 0.0
1918 88 66 0.00 0.0
1917 90 62 0.00 0.0
1916 91 66 0.00 0.0
1915 75 50 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 90 57 0.67 0.0
1912 84 62 0.00 0.0
1911 87 52 0.00 0.0
1910 88 63 0.00 0.0
1909 85 57 0.00 0.0
1908 75 44 0.00 0.0
1907 71 n/a 0.00 0.0
1906 91 68 0.00 0.0
1905 89 57 0.00 0.0
1904 83 59 0.00 0.0
1903 84 51 0.00 0.0
1902 78 61 0.00 0.0
1901 95 59 0.00 0.0
1900 92 72 0.00 0.0
1899 84 65 0.00 0.0
1898 88 65 2.02 0.0
1897 76 40 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 n/a 44 0.00 0.0
1894 82 60 0.49 0.0
1893 83 51 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/20?
For the date of Aug 20, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 98 °F which happened in 1947.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 98 °F 1947
2 97 °F 1955
3 95 °F 1983
3 95 °F 1901
3 95 °F 1948
3 95 °F 2003
7 93 °F 2023
8 92 °F 1900
8 92 °F 1968
8 92 °F 1959
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/20?
For the date of Aug 20, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 38 °F which happened in 1950.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 38 °F 1950
2 40 °F 1897
3 44 °F 1908
3 44 °F 1895
3 44 °F 1967
6 45 °F 1940
7 46 °F 2012
8 47 °F 1956
9 48 °F 1978
9 48 °F 1985
9 48 °F 2004
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 69 °F 1950
2 70 °F 1930
2 70 °F 1933
2 70 °F 1956
5 71 °F 1907
6 72 °F 1940
6 72 °F 1991
8 73 °F 2016
8 73 °F 2009
10 74 °F 1997
10 74 °F 1929
10 74 °F 1943
10 74 °F 2000
10 74 °F 1985
10 74 °F 2018
10 74 °F 1990
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/20?
For the date of Aug 20, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.02 inches which happened in 1898.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.02 inches 1898
2 1.77 inches 2018
3 1.68 inches 1939
4 1.40 inches 1969
5 1.36 inches 1958
6 1.22 inches 2021
7 1.13 inches 1951
8 1.00 inches 1979
8 1.00 inches 1990
10 0.96 inches 2007
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location