Ames December 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 2.
December 2 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 63 °F 1973
Lowest temperature -6 °F 1942
Lowest daily high 5 °F 1985
Highest daily low 51 °F 1982
Most precipitation 0.36 inches 1902
December 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 39.0 °F
Average low 21.1 °F
Chance precipitation 23.0%
Ames December 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 37 25 0.00 0.0
2022 56 20 0.00 n/a
2021 58 33 0.00 n/a
2020 47 13 0.00 n/a
2019 31 17 0.00 n/a
2018 35 29 0.13 n/a
2017 57 22 0.00 n/a
2016 39 34 0.00 n/a
2015 36 30 0.00 n/a
2014 36 9 0.00 n/a
2013 46 31 0.00 n/a
2012 55 37 0.00 n/a
2011 37 9 n/a n/a
2010 38 19 0.00 n/a
2009 37 26 0.00 n/a
2008 38 10 0.00 n/a
2007 36 15 0.03 n/a
2006 24 13 0.00 n/a
2005 15 6 0.00 n/a
2004 45 24 0.00 n/a
2003 38 30 0.15 n/a
2002 33 12 0.00 n/a
2001 55 26 0.00 n/a
2000 28 0 0.00 n/a
1999 59 44 0.00 n/a
1998 58 47 0.00 0.0
1997 38 33 0.00 0.0
1996 29 21 0.00 0.0
1995 61 29 0.00 0.0
1994 53 30 0.00 0.0
1993 39 23 0.00 0.0
1992 37 28 0.00 0.0
1991 22 10 0.08 1.1
1990 36 17 0.00 0.0
1989 42 17 0.00 0.0
1988 58 26 n/a n/a
1987 36 21 0.00 0.0
1986 33 30 0.16 2.3
1985 5 -4 0.00 0.0
1984 33 22 0.00 0.0
1983 25 12 0.00 0.0
1982 61 51 0.00 0.0
1981 32 13 0.00 0.0
1980 25 2 0.04 1.2
1979 31 4 0.00 0.0
1978 19 12 0.18 1.5
1977 33 25 0.00 0.0
1976 21 1 0.01 0.1
1975 31 23 0.00 0.0
1974 24 12 0.00 0.0
1973 63 33 0.00 0.0
1972 44 25 0.00 0.0
1971 30 22 0.00 0.0
1970 49 27 0.00 0.0
1969 47 30 0.00 0.0
1968 39 30 0.00 0.0
1967 35 32 0.00 0.0
1966 18 0 0.00 0.0
1965 43 26 0.00 0.0
1964 29 18 0.09 1.8
1963 36 14 0.00 0.0
1962 61 49 0.00 0.0
1961 42 35 0.00 0.0
1960 52 22 0.00 0.0
1959 42 23 0.00 0.0
1958 46 15 0.00 0.0
1957 39 25 0.00 0.0
1956 47 31 0.00 0.0
1955 34 29 0.00 0.0
1954 28 25 0.00 0.0
1953 54 35 0.00 0.0
1952 32 27 0.00 0.0
1951 57 36 0.00 0.0
1950 31 22 0.06 0.0
1949 47 21 0.00 0.0
1948 52 22 0.00 0.0
1947 49 30 0.00 n/a
1946 32 7 0.00 0.0
1945 40 33 0.00 0.0
1944 28 -1 0.00 0.0
1943 43 29 0.00 0.0
1942 11 -6 0.00 0.0
1941 45 34 0.00 0.0
1940 27 3 0.00 0.0
1939 44 26 0.00 0.0
1938 38 34 0.00 0.0
1937 39 9 0.00 0.0
1936 40 14 0.00 0.0
1935 33 11 0.00 0.0
1934 27 11 0.00 0.0
1933 49 38 0.24 0.0
1932 52 30 0.00 0.0
1931 43 23 0.00 0.0
1930 27 11 0.00 0.0
1929 14 -1 0.00 0.0
1928 39 24 0.00 0.0
1927 36 3 0.00 0.0
1926 37 21 0.00 0.0
1925 45 31 0.00 0.0
1924 n/a 18 0.00 0.0
1923 43 15 0.00 0.0
1922 51 22 0.00 0.0
1921 38 24 0.00 0.0
1920 49 28 0.00 0.0
1919 5 4 0.00 0.0
1918 40 18 0.00 0.0
1917 37 32 0.00 0.0
1916 50 25 0.00 0.0
1915 40 13 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a 24 0.00 0.0
1913 52 47 0.00 0.0
1912 50 16 0.07 0.0
1911 40 21 0.00 0.0
1910 30 8 0.00 0.0
1909 47 42 0.02 0.0
1908 30 n/a 0.00 0.0
1907 34 12 0.00 0.0
1906 46 23 0.00 0.0
1905 37 8 0.00 0.0
1904 24 17 0.00 0.0
1903 30 6 0.00 0.0
1902 40 n/a 0.36 0.0
1901 n/a 20 0.00 0.0
1900 40 20 0.00 0.0
1899 45 31 0.08 0.0
1898 n/a 26 0.00 0.0
1897 11 n/a n/a n/a
1896 28 8 0.00 0.0
1895 n/a 2 0.00 0.0
1894 30 10 0.00 0.0
1893 11 0 0.30 5.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/2?
For the date of Dec 2, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 63 °F which happened in 1973.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 1973
2 61 °F 1982
2 61 °F 1962
2 61 °F 1995
5 59 °F 1999
6 58 °F 2021
6 58 °F 1998
6 58 °F 1988
9 57 °F 1951
9 57 °F 2017
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/2?
For the date of Dec 2, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -6 °F which happened in 1942.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -6 °F 1942
2 -4 °F 1985
3 -1 °F 1929
3 -1 °F 1944
5 0 °F 1893
5 0 °F 1966
5 0 °F 2000
8 1 °F 1976
9 2 °F 1895
9 2 °F 1980
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 5 °F 1985
1 5 °F 1919
3 11 °F 1942
3 11 °F 1897
3 11 °F 1893
6 14 °F 1929
7 15 °F 2005
8 18 °F 1966
9 19 °F 1978
10 21 °F 1976
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/2?
For the date of Dec 2, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.36 inches which happened in 1902.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.36 inches 1902
2 0.30 inches 1893
3 0.24 inches 1933
4 0.18 inches 1978
5 0.16 inches 1986
6 0.15 inches 2003
7 0.13 inches 2018
8 0.09 inches 1964
9 0.08 inches 1991
9 0.08 inches 1899
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location