Ames December 22 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 22.
December 22 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 60 °F 1900
Lowest temperature -23 °F 1989
Lowest daily high -10 °F 1989
Highest daily low 44 °F 2023
Most precipitation 0.60 inches 1961
December 22 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 32.2 °F
Average low 15.2 °F
Chance precipitation 18.9%
Ames December 22 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 52 44 0.00 0.0
2022 7 -11 n/a n/a
2021 41 12 0.00 n/a
2020 49 22 0.00 n/a
2019 55 26 0.00 n/a
2018 35 19 0.00 n/a
2017 29 15 n/a n/a
2016 44 20 0.00 n/a
2015 38 28 0.00 n/a
2014 41 36 0.37 n/a
2013 25 4 0.07 n/a
2012 29 1 0.00 n/a
2011 32 13 0.00 n/a
2010 29 18 0.00 n/a
2009 31 26 0.00 n/a
2008 12 -14 0.02 n/a
2007 36 13 0.01 n/a
2006 41 33 0.22 n/a
2005 43 20 0.00 n/a
2004 10 0 0.00 n/a
2003 41 30 0.00 n/a
2002 33 20 0.00 n/a
2001 45 20 0.15 n/a
2000 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1999 10 -9 0.00 n/a
1998 15 -4 0.00 0.0
1997 31 28 0.05 0.6
1996 33 16 0.00 0.0
1995 21 13 0.00 0.0
1994 35 30 0.00 0.0
1993 33 12 0.00 0.0
1992 39 20 0.00 0.0
1991 35 29 0.00 0.0
1990 -7 -15 0.00 0.0
1989 -10 -23 0.00 0.0
1988 48 27 0.00 n/a
1987 39 27 0.00 0.0
1986 38 25 0.00 0.0
1985 36 19 0.00 0.0
1984 33 11 0.00 0.0
1983 -3 -18 0.00 0.0
1982 42 25 0.00 0.0
1981 34 23 0.00 0.0
1980 32 15 0.00 0.0
1979 50 23 0.05 0.0
1978 34 24 0.00 0.0
1977 38 11 0.00 0.0
1976 34 14 0.00 0.0
1975 34 17 0.00 0.0
1974 41 19 0.00 0.0
1973 30 5 0.00 0.0
1972 34 19 0.00 0.0
1971 35 23 0.00 0.0
1970 29 21 0.01 0.1
1969 22 14 0.00 0.4
1968 33 19 0.35 2.0
1967 19 5 0.00 0.0
1966 29 12 0.00 0.0
1965 52 24 0.00 0.0
1964 45 15 0.00 0.0
1963 5 -16 0.00 0.0
1962 40 21 0.11 0.0
1961 30 19 0.60 7.0
1960 4 -3 0.00 0.0
1959 33 27 0.29 0.0
1958 50 14 0.00 0.0
1957 52 34 0.00 0.0
1956 37 34 0.01 0.0
1955 35 14 0.00 0.0
1954 39 28 0.00 0.0
1953 21 3 0.00 0.0
1952 33 28 0.36 4.5
1951 12 -13 0.00 0.0
1950 36 22 0.00 0.0
1949 17 9 0.11 1.4
1948 35 13 0.00 0.0
1947 33 24 0.00 0.0
1946 38 13 0.00 0.0
1945 9 2 0.06 n/a
1944 26 -5 0.00 0.0
1943 22 4 0.00 0.0
1942 32 24 0.23 1.0
1941 57 34 0.44 0.0
1940 39 23 0.00 0.0
1939 33 8 0.00 0.0
1938 27 12 0.26 n/a
1937 36 14 0.00 0.0
1936 34 11 0.00 0.0
1935 36 18 0.14 n/a
1934 37 24 0.00 0.0
1933 58 27 0.00 0.0
1932 37 21 0.00 0.0
1931 46 39 0.00 0.0
1930 26 7 0.00 0.0
1929 15 -2 0.00 0.0
1928 35 8 0.00 0.0
1927 34 13 0.00 0.0
1926 31 27 0.00 0.0
1925 15 7 0.00 0.0
1924 10 -15 0.07 n/a
1923 45 33 0.00 0.0
1922 49 22 0.00 0.0
1921 17 4 0.00 0.0
1920 31 11 0.00 0.0
1919 32 26 0.00 0.0
1918 49 24 0.00 0.0
1917 35 19 0.00 0.0
1916 20 -9 0.00 0.0
1915 47 10 0.00 0.0
1914 22 -6 0.00 0.0
1913 32 6 0.00 0.0
1912 47 21 0.00 0.0
1911 33 21 0.00 0.0
1910 35 n/a 0.00 0.0
1909 17 5 0.00 0.0
1908 42 17 0.00 0.0
1907 34 21 0.00 0.0
1906 25 8 0.00 0.0
1905 31 22 0.00 0.0
1904 50 23 0.00 0.0
1903 34 5 0.00 0.0
1902 38 21 0.00 0.0
1901 40 19 0.00 0.0
1900 60 35 0.00 0.0
1899 40 12 0.00 0.0
1898 n/a 21 0.00 0.0
1897 7 -7 n/a n/a
1896 38 21 0.00 0.0
1895 34 31 0.04 0.0
1894 33 19 0.00 0.0
1893 50 30 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/22?
For the date of Dec 22, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 60 °F which happened in 1900.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 22
Rank Temperature Year
1 60 °F 1900
2 58 °F 1933
3 57 °F 1941
4 55 °F 2019
5 52 °F 1957
5 52 °F 1965
5 52 °F 2023
8 50 °F 1958
8 50 °F 1904
8 50 °F 1979
8 50 °F 1893
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/22?
For the date of Dec 22, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -23 °F which happened in 1989.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 22
Rank Temperature Year
1 -23 °F 1989
2 -18 °F 1983
3 -16 °F 1963
4 -15 °F 1990
4 -15 °F 1924
6 -14 °F 2008
7 -13 °F 1951
8 -11 °F 2022
9 -9 °F 1999
9 -9 °F 1916
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 22
Rank Temperature Year
1 -10 °F 1989
2 -7 °F 1990
3 -3 °F 1983
4 4 °F 1960
5 5 °F 1963
6 7 °F 1897
6 7 °F 2022
8 9 °F 1945
9 10 °F 1999
9 10 °F 1924
9 10 °F 2004
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/22?
For the date of Dec 22, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.60 inches which happened in 1961.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 22
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.60 inches 1961
2 0.44 inches 1941
3 0.37 inches 2014
4 0.36 inches 1952
5 0.35 inches 1968
6 0.29 inches 1959
7 0.26 inches 1938
8 0.23 inches 1942
9 0.22 inches 2006
10 0.15 inches 2001
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location