Ames August 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of August 5.
August 5 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 104 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 46 °F 2020
Lowest daily high 69 °F 1952
Highest daily low 75 °F 1947
Most precipitation 1.75 inches 1981
August 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 82.2 °F
Average low 61.3 °F
Chance precipitation 36.6%
Ames August 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 87 67 0.77 0.0
2022 90 58 0.00 0.0
2021 80 64 0.12 n/a
2020 76 46 0.00 n/a
2019 87 63 0.52 n/a
2018 86 66 0.21 n/a
2017 76 49 0.00 n/a
2016 80 59 0.00 n/a
2015 79 62 0.01 n/a
2014 79 60 0.02 n/a
2013 83 61 0.00 0.0
2012 78 54 0.00 n/a
2011 79 70 0.17 n/a
2010 81 62 0.00 n/a
2009 78 52 0.00 n/a
2008 83 59 0.00 n/a
2007 84 72 0.13 n/a
2006 84 65 0.10 n/a
2005 80 54 0.00 n/a
2004 75 52 0.01 n/a
2003 72 60 0.21 n/a
2002 84 70 0.14 n/a
2001 91 72 0.00 n/a
2000 85 65 0.18 n/a
1999 83 55 0.00 n/a
1998 75 67 0.65 0.0
1997 82 53 0.00 0.0
1996 82 68 1.15 0.0
1995 85 65 0.12 0.0
1994 n/a 48 0.00 0.0
1993 72 56 0.63 0.0
1992 71 59 0.00 0.0
1991 73 60 0.09 0.0
1990 78 56 0.00 0.0
1989 95 61 0.25 0.0
1988 85 62 0.00 0.0
1987 80 55 0.00 0.0
1986 71 61 0.47 0.0
1985 89 64 0.00 0.0
1984 90 67 0.00 0.0
1983 90 72 0.00 0.0
1982 82 70 0.74 0.0
1981 87 67 1.75 0.0
1980 86 55 0.00 0.0
1979 89 72 0.00 0.0
1978 80 48 0.00 0.0
1977 84 65 0.52 0.0
1976 83 64 0.00 0.0
1975 91 62 0.00 0.0
1974 74 53 0.00 0.0
1973 84 59 0.00 0.0
1972 75 54 0.00 0.0
1971 75 50 0.00 0.0
1970 73 62 0.07 0.0
1969 86 61 0.00 0.0
1968 93 69 0.04 0.0
1967 79 57 0.11 0.0
1966 83 61 0.01 0.0
1965 91 63 0.00 0.0
1964 88 61 0.00 0.0
1963 73 65 1.23 0.0
1962 81 68 0.19 0.0
1961 80 64 0.00 0.0
1960 79 68 0.17 0.0
1959 84 72 0.06 0.0
1958 86 71 0.10 0.0
1957 77 48 0.00 0.0
1956 92 71 0.00 0.0
1955 90 71 0.00 0.0
1954 80 62 0.07 0.0
1953 78 61 0.02 0.0
1952 69 49 0.00 0.0
1951 80 59 0.00 0.0
1950 81 62 0.00 0.0
1949 89 57 0.00 0.0
1948 77 49 0.00 0.0
1947 100 75 0.00 0.0
1946 75 59 n/a 0.0
1945 78 69 0.23 0.0
1944 84 64 0.00 0.0
1943 79 62 0.00 0.0
1942 82 57 0.00 0.0
1941 87 70 0.18 0.0
1940 81 66 0.00 0.0
1939 86 58 0.00 0.0
1938 93 68 0.18 0.0
1937 91 61 0.00 0.0
1936 82 65 0.00 0.0
1935 93 74 0.00 0.0
1934 104 71 0.20 0.0
1933 84 52 0.00 0.0
1932 88 66 0.00 0.0
1931 90 63 0.00 0.0
1930 95 70 0.08 0.0
1929 72 59 0.23 0.0
1928 85 59 0.00 0.0
1927 87 56 0.00 0.0
1926 85 64 0.00 0.0
1925 78 58 0.48 0.0
1924 88 68 0.63 0.0
1923 72 61 0.00 0.0
1922 84 n/a 0.00 0.0
1921 85 63 0.00 0.0
1920 92 63 0.00 0.0
1919 94 71 0.00 0.0
1918 104 69 0.00 0.0
1917 87 66 0.39 0.0
1916 98 73 0.00 0.0
1915 78 51 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.15 0.0
1913 89 65 0.00 0.0
1912 74 47 0.64 0.0
1911 90 64 0.20 0.0
1910 82 48 0.00 0.0
1909 89 n/a 0.00 0.0
1908 91 55 0.00 0.0
1907 87 n/a 0.01 0.0
1906 81 64 0.02 0.0
1905 94 68 0.00 0.0
1904 88 56 0.00 0.0
1903 85 73 0.03 0.0
1902 80 70 0.00 0.0
1901 87 58 0.00 0.0
1900 93 66 0.00 0.0
1899 78 62 1.75 0.0
1898 85 58 0.00 0.0
1897 78 62 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 88 53 0.04 0.0
1894 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1893 89 61 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 8/5?
For the date of Aug 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 104 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on August 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 104 °F 1918
1 104 °F 1934
3 100 °F 1947
4 98 °F 1916
5 95 °F 1989
5 95 °F 1930
7 94 °F 1905
7 94 °F 1919
9 93 °F 1900
9 93 °F 1938
9 93 °F 1935
9 93 °F 1968
What's the all-time low for Ames on 8/5?
For the date of Aug 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 46 °F which happened in 2020.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on August 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 46 °F 2020
2 47 °F 1912
3 48 °F 1957
3 48 °F 1910
3 48 °F 1978
3 48 °F 1994
7 49 °F 2017
7 49 °F 1948
7 49 °F 1952
10 50 °F 1971
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on August 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 69 °F 1952
2 71 °F 1992
2 71 °F 1986
4 72 °F 1993
4 72 °F 2003
4 72 °F 1929
4 72 °F 1923
8 73 °F 1970
8 73 °F 1963
8 73 °F 1991
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 8/5?
For the date of Aug 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.75 inches which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1981.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on August 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.75 inches 1981
1 1.75 inches 1899
3 1.23 inches 1963
4 1.15 inches 1996
5 0.77 inches 2023
6 0.74 inches 1982
7 0.65 inches 1998
8 0.64 inches 1912
9 0.63 inches 1924
9 0.63 inches 1993
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location