Ames August 3 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 3.
August 3 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 106 °F 1930
Lowest temperature 46 °F 1912
Lowest daily high 64 °F 1915
Highest daily low 81 °F 1930
Most precipitation 2.00 inches 1943
August 3 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 82.5 °F
Average low 61.7 °F
Chance precipitation 36.3%
Ames August 3 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 85 68 0.00 n/a
2022 93 69 0.00 n/a
2021 80 52 0.00 n/a
2020 74 54 0.00 n/a
2019 85 63 0.00 n/a
2018 91 60 0.00 n/a
2017 76 54 0.42 n/a
2016 86 63 0.00 n/a
2015 80 59 0.00 n/a
2014 85 61 0.00 n/a
2013 80 56 0.00 0.0
2012 94 67 0.00 n/a
2011 88 64 0.00 n/a
2010 89 71 0.83 n/a
2009 84 65 0.20 n/a
2008 94 70 0.00 n/a
2007 85 55 0.00 n/a
2006 85 62 0.00 n/a
2005 91 71 0.00 n/a
2004 87 67 1.17 n/a
2003 82 57 0.02 n/a
2002 89 55 0.00 n/a
2001 85 71 0.90 n/a
2000 78 57 0.00 n/a
1999 80 57 0.00 n/a
1998 83 64 0.00 0.0
1997 90 67 0.03 0.0
1996 80 58 0.00 0.0
1995 82 67 0.00 0.0
1994 n/a 68 0.21 0.0
1993 78 59 0.00 0.0
1992 73 57 0.00 0.0
1991 80 65 0.00 0.0
1990 76 65 0.37 0.0
1989 87 71 0.07 0.0
1988 96 72 0.00 0.0
1987 93 71 0.29 0.0
1986 76 54 0.00 0.0
1985 78 61 0.05 0.0
1984 86 62 0.00 0.0
1983 91 73 0.00 0.0
1982 93 70 0.00 0.0
1981 82 59 0.00 0.0
1980 86 58 0.00 0.0
1979 86 66 0.00 0.0
1978 78 55 0.00 0.0
1977 89 60 0.00 0.0
1976 81 53 0.00 0.0
1975 88 56 0.00 0.0
1974 69 51 0.12 0.0
1973 84 59 0.00 0.0
1972 78 59 0.00 0.0
1971 76 59 0.00 0.0
1970 87 60 0.11 0.0
1969 81 56 0.00 0.0
1968 82 62 0.00 0.0
1967 82 60 0.18 0.0
1966 80 54 0.00 0.0
1965 84 57 0.00 0.0
1964 88 71 0.00 0.0
1963 84 65 0.03 0.0
1962 85 62 0.00 0.0
1961 87 66 0.00 0.0
1960 94 71 0.01 0.0
1959 92 71 0.00 0.0
1958 92 66 0.00 0.0
1957 83 71 0.00 0.0
1956 95 73 0.00 0.0
1955 94 74 0.00 0.0
1954 84 52 0.00 0.0
1953 87 70 1.18 0.0
1952 77 63 1.09 0.0
1951 81 62 0.00 0.0
1950 81 49 0.00 0.0
1949 83 55 0.00 0.0
1948 70 59 0.00 0.0
1947 101 70 0.00 0.0
1946 87 67 n/a 0.0
1945 82 59 0.00 0.0
1944 91 69 0.00 0.0
1943 77 69 2.00 0.0
1942 80 59 0.00 0.0
1941 94 69 0.00 0.0
1940 88 70 0.00 0.0
1939 87 58 0.00 0.0
1938 92 73 0.00 0.0
1937 92 75 0.00 0.0
1936 91 69 0.32 0.0
1935 89 67 0.13 0.0
1934 91 60 0.00 0.0
1933 76 59 0.00 0.0
1932 89 55 0.00 0.0
1931 87 60 0.00 0.0
1930 106 81 0.00 0.0
1929 83 67 0.00 0.0
1928 92 68 1.93 0.0
1927 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1926 88 68 0.00 0.0
1925 87 56 0.00 0.0
1924 99 72 0.00 0.0
1923 87 67 0.20 0.0
1922 85 n/a 0.00 0.0
1921 81 54 0.00 0.0
1920 84 53 0.00 0.0
1919 94 64 0.50 0.0
1918 94 59 0.00 0.0
1917 85 60 0.00 0.0
1916 89 70 0.14 0.0
1915 64 54 0.03 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 100 53 0.00 0.0
1912 78 46 0.00 0.0
1911 85 63 0.02 0.0
1910 84 65 0.29 0.0
1909 89 71 0.00 0.0
1908 95 68 0.00 0.0
1907 75 n/a 0.00 0.0
1906 90 63 0.00 0.0
1905 84 64 0.04 0.0
1904 85 60 0.01 0.0
1903 86 63 1.35 0.0
1902 81 62 0.00 0.0
1901 79 62 0.12 0.0
1900 91 62 0.00 0.0
1899 88 72 0.00 0.0
1898 76 57 0.00 0.0
1897 91 61 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 87 n/a 0.00 0.0
1894 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1893 88 51 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/3?
For the date of Aug 3, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 106 °F which happened in 1930.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 106 °F 1930
2 101 °F 1947
3 100 °F 1913
4 99 °F 1924
5 96 °F 1988
6 95 °F 1956
6 95 °F 1908
8 94 °F 1918
8 94 °F 1919
8 94 °F 2008
8 94 °F 2012
8 94 °F 1941
8 94 °F 1960
8 94 °F 1955
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/3?
For the date of Aug 3, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 46 °F which happened in 1912.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 46 °F 1912
2 49 °F 1950
3 51 °F 1893
3 51 °F 1974
5 52 °F 2021
5 52 °F 1954
7 53 °F 1920
7 53 °F 1976
7 53 °F 1913
10 54 °F 1986
10 54 °F 2017
10 54 °F 2020
10 54 °F 1966
10 54 °F 1915
10 54 °F 1921
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 3
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 1915
2 69 °F 1974
3 70 °F 1948
4 73 °F 1992
5 74 °F 2020
6 75 °F 1907
7 76 °F 2017
7 76 °F 1971
7 76 °F 1933
7 76 °F 1986
7 76 °F 1990
7 76 °F 1898
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/3?
For the date of Aug 3, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.00 inches which happened in 1943.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 3
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.00 inches 1943
2 1.93 inches 1928
3 1.35 inches 1903
4 1.18 inches 1953
5 1.17 inches 2004
6 1.09 inches 1952
7 0.90 inches 2001
8 0.83 inches 2010
9 0.50 inches 1919
10 0.42 inches 2017
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location