Ames December 11 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 11.
December 11 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 62 °F 1965
Lowest temperature -12 °F 1976
Lowest daily high 3 °F 2000
Highest daily low 42 °F 1965
Most precipitation 2.00 inches 1932
December 11 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.2 °F
Average low 17.9 °F
Chance precipitation 19.8%
Ames December 11 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 43 19 0.00 0.0
2022 33 27 0.00 n/a
2021 38 24 n/a n/a
2020 38 32 0.19 n/a
2019 20 14 n/a n/a
2018 42 16 0.00 n/a
2017 44 21 0.00 n/a
2016 33 10 0.00 n/a
2015 50 32 0.00 n/a
2014 34 28 0.00 n/a
2013 19 -9 0.02 n/a
2012 40 12 0.00 n/a
2011 41 25 n/a n/a
2010 47 15 0.11 n/a
2009 20 -10 0.08 n/a
2008 33 19 0.06 n/a
2007 28 20 0.41 n/a
2006 46 27 0.35 n/a
2005 35 26 0.07 n/a
2004 37 28 0.00 n/a
2003 12 5 0.00 n/a
2002 40 24 0.00 n/a
2001 50 25 0.01 n/a
2000 3 -3 0.01 n/a
1999 44 17 0.00 n/a
1998 49 23 0.00 0.0
1997 30 24 0.00 0.0
1996 35 31 0.00 0.0
1995 12 3 0.00 0.0
1994 n/a -10 0.00 0.0
1993 33 10 0.00 0.0
1992 34 15 0.00 0.0
1991 43 28 0.00 0.0
1990 50 29 0.00 0.0
1989 18 1 0.00 0.0
1988 15 -1 n/a n/a
1987 47 35 0.05 0.0
1986 31 5 0.00 0.0
1985 21 4 0.00 0.0
1984 51 27 0.00 0.0
1983 33 25 0.03 0.0
1982 31 -1 0.00 0.0
1981 37 26 0.00 0.0
1980 26 13 0.00 0.1
1979 54 18 0.00 0.0
1978 35 20 0.00 0.0
1977 20 0 0.00 0.0
1976 32 -12 0.00 0.0
1975 43 29 0.00 0.0
1974 39 26 0.00 0.0
1973 29 13 0.00 0.0
1972 16 -4 0.00 0.0
1971 38 27 0.00 0.0
1970 31 22 0.25 2.0
1969 19 4 0.00 0.0
1968 50 25 0.00 0.0
1967 32 25 0.00 0.0
1966 25 -2 0.00 0.0
1965 62 42 0.67 0.0
1964 44 28 0.02 0.0
1963 24 16 0.16 3.0
1962 7 -3 0.00 0.0
1961 6 -3 0.17 2.6
1960 32 26 0.00 0.0
1959 40 34 0.02 0.0
1958 17 4 0.00 0.0
1957 14 2 0.00 0.0
1956 41 28 0.00 0.0
1955 25 -1 0.00 0.0
1954 47 29 0.02 0.0
1953 38 27 0.00 0.0
1952 40 20 0.00 0.0
1951 36 14 0.03 0.8
1950 29 20 0.03 0.4
1949 60 28 0.52 0.0
1948 38 21 0.00 0.0
1947 25 21 0.00 0.0
1946 57 28 0.00 0.0
1945 15 -4 0.00 0.0
1944 23 14 0.01 0.0
1943 43 20 0.00 0.0
1942 22 5 0.02 n/a
1941 22 15 0.03 n/a
1940 29 20 0.00 0.0
1939 54 24 0.00 0.0
1938 38 25 0.00 0.0
1937 19 2 0.00 0.0
1936 22 -2 0.00 0.0
1935 33 15 0.00 0.0
1934 20 -7 0.00 0.0
1933 17 5 0.00 0.0
1932 21 9 2.00 3.7
1931 43 32 0.93 0.0
1930 40 32 0.00 0.0
1929 36 34 0.00 0.0
1928 46 23 0.00 0.0
1927 16 4 0.01 0.1
1926 37 15 0.00 0.0
1925 44 27 0.00 0.0
1924 38 26 0.00 0.0
1923 43 15 0.00 0.0
1922 34 11 0.00 0.0
1921 53 30 0.00 0.0
1920 53 33 0.00 0.0
1919 25 -1 0.00 0.0
1918 42 30 0.00 0.0
1917 13 -12 0.00 0.0
1916 31 17 0.00 0.0
1915 31 26 0.23 2.0
1914 n/a 4 0.00 0.0
1913 50 36 0.00 0.0
1912 28 7 0.00 0.0
1911 41 30 0.00 0.0
1910 31 10 0.00 0.0
1909 21 15 0.00 0.0
1908 34 20 0.00 0.0
1907 40 12 0.00 0.0
1906 34 17 0.00 0.0
1905 n/a 29 0.00 0.0
1904 34 28 0.25 n/a
1903 31 14 0.00 0.0
1902 24 7 0.00 0.0
1901 27 12 0.00 0.0
1900 26 11 0.00 0.0
1899 38 24 1.10 11.0
1898 n/a 14 0.00 0.0
1897 25 23 n/a n/a
1896 55 29 0.00 0.0
1895 38 35 0.00 0.0
1894 36 30 0.02 0.2
1893 25 n/a 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/11?
For the date of Dec 11, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 62 °F which happened in 1965.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 11
Rank Temperature Year
1 62 °F 1965
2 60 °F 1949
3 57 °F 1946
4 55 °F 1896
5 54 °F 1939
5 54 °F 1979
7 53 °F 1920
7 53 °F 1921
9 51 °F 1984
10 50 °F 2001
10 50 °F 1913
10 50 °F 2015
10 50 °F 1968
10 50 °F 1990
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/11?
For the date of Dec 11, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -12 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1976.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 11
Rank Temperature Year
1 -12 °F 1917
1 -12 °F 1976
3 -10 °F 2009
3 -10 °F 1994
5 -9 °F 2013
6 -7 °F 1934
7 -4 °F 1972
7 -4 °F 1945
9 -3 °F 1962
9 -3 °F 1961
9 -3 °F 2000
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 11
Rank Temperature Year
1 3 °F 2000
2 6 °F 1961
3 7 °F 1962
4 12 °F 1995
4 12 °F 2003
6 13 °F 1917
7 14 °F 1957
8 15 °F 1945
8 15 °F 1988
10 16 °F 1972
10 16 °F 1927
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/11?
For the date of Dec 11, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.00 inches which happened in 1932.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 11
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.00 inches 1932
2 1.10 inches 1899
3 0.93 inches 1931
4 0.67 inches 1965
5 0.52 inches 1949
6 0.41 inches 2007
7 0.35 inches 2006
8 0.25 inches 1904
8 0.25 inches 1970
10 0.23 inches 1915
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location