Ames December 24 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 24 (Christmas Eve).
December 24 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 56 °F 2023
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -13 °F 1983
Highest daily low 45 °F 2023
Most precipitation 0.91 inches 1982
December 24 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 31.7 °F
Average low 14.8 °F
Chance precipitation 19.1%
Ames December 24 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 56 45 0.60 0.0
2022 10 -2 0.00 0.0
2021 54 32 0.00 n/a
2020 12 2 n/a n/a
2019 50 28 0.00 n/a
2018 35 15 0.00 n/a
2017 22 13 n/a n/a
2016 35 20 0.00 n/a
2015 34 26 0.00 n/a
2014 34 30 0.04 n/a
2013 15 -20 0.00 n/a
2012 20 4 0.00 n/a
2011 47 16 0.00 n/a
2010 28 20 0.02 n/a
2009 34 29 0.40 n/a
2008 19 -11 0.04 n/a
2007 25 17 0.00 n/a
2006 46 23 0.00 n/a
2005 38 33 0.03 n/a
2004 21 -10 0.00 n/a
2003 34 13 0.00 n/a
2002 21 15 0.00 n/a
2001 23 12 0.00 n/a
2000 -1 -17 0.00 n/a
1999 24 3 0.00 n/a
1998 27 3 0.00 0.0
1997 29 26 0.00 0.0
1996 9 -4 0.00 0.0
1995 26 21 0.00 0.0
1994 31 14 0.00 0.0
1993 20 3 0.07 1.0
1992 25 0 0.00 0.0
1991 41 24 0.00 0.0
1990 21 -4 0.00 0.0
1989 26 1 0.04 0.6
1988 41 22 0.20 1.4
1987 36 25 0.11 0.0
1986 38 22 0.00 0.0
1985 32 -9 0.00 0.0
1984 23 2 0.00 0.3
1983 -13 -21 0.00 0.0
1982 49 32 0.91 0.0
1981 35 13 0.00 0.0
1980 25 -2 0.04 0.8
1979 33 30 0.00 0.0
1978 35 5 0.00 0.3
1977 32 19 0.00 0.0
1976 40 9 0.00 0.0
1975 29 20 0.00 0.0
1974 30 14 0.00 0.0
1973 34 24 0.56 0.0
1972 32 15 0.00 0.0
1971 39 24 0.00 0.0
1970 31 -4 0.00 0.0
1969 24 11 0.02 0.5
1968 12 -3 0.00 0.1
1967 47 14 0.00 0.0
1966 30 3 0.00 0.0
1965 38 29 0.59 0.4
1964 44 14 0.00 0.0
1963 43 14 0.00 0.0
1962 21 2 0.00 0.0
1961 25 3 0.00 0.0
1960 31 13 0.00 0.0
1959 29 20 0.00 0.0
1958 43 19 0.00 0.0
1957 42 21 0.00 0.0
1956 26 19 0.00 0.0
1955 45 26 0.00 0.0
1954 40 20 0.00 0.0
1953 48 23 0.00 0.0
1952 26 13 0.00 0.0
1951 10 -9 0.03 0.4
1950 44 17 0.00 0.0
1949 27 -1 0.00 0.0
1948 22 13 0.00 0.0
1947 26 15 0.00 0.0
1946 35 19 0.00 0.0
1945 26 16 0.58 n/a
1944 25 -5 0.00 0.0
1943 33 4 0.00 0.0
1942 34 19 0.00 0.0
1941 32 28 0.02 0.0
1940 44 33 0.00 0.0
1939 33 23 0.00 0.0
1938 32 13 0.00 0.0
1937 28 13 0.02 n/a
1936 55 29 0.00 0.0
1935 11 -7 0.04 n/a
1934 24 12 0.00 0.0
1933 33 1 0.00 0.0
1932 37 31 0.77 0.0
1931 43 33 0.04 0.0
1930 28 24 0.00 0.0
1929 43 20 0.00 0.0
1928 35 32 0.00 0.0
1927 30 15 0.00 0.0
1926 28 3 0.00 0.0
1925 34 11 0.00 0.0
1924 17 -12 0.00 0.0
1923 42 21 0.00 0.0
1922 50 20 0.00 0.0
1921 17 -2 0.20 n/a
1920 23 -3 0.00 0.0
1919 31 13 0.00 0.0
1918 27 18 0.13 n/a
1917 40 9 0.00 0.0
1916 25 4 0.23 n/a
1915 29 23 0.00 0.0
1914 25 -2 0.00 0.0
1913 34 21 0.00 0.0
1912 51 19 0.00 0.0
1911 37 20 0.00 0.0
1910 25 -8 0.00 0.0
1909 28 19 0.55 5.5
1908 48 25 0.00 0.0
1907 38 19 0.00 0.0
1906 26 17 0.00 0.0
1905 35 6 0.00 0.0
1904 43 13 0.00 0.0
1903 38 12 0.00 0.0
1902 n/a 7 0.00 0.0
1901 37 33 0.00 0.0
1900 23 12 0.08 0.2
1899 44 18 0.00 0.0
1898 n/a 27 0.00 0.0
1897 24 -11 n/a n/a
1896 27 10 0.00 0.0
1895 31 n/a 0.60 n/a
1894 35 26 0.00 0.0
1893 56 n/a 0.56 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/24?
For the date of Dec 24, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 56 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2023.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 56 °F 2023
1 56 °F 1893
3 55 °F 1936
4 54 °F 2021
5 51 °F 1912
6 50 °F 2019
6 50 °F 1922
8 49 °F 1982
9 48 °F 1908
9 48 °F 1953
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/24?
For the date of Dec 24, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -21 °F which happened in 1983.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1983
2 -20 °F 2013
3 -17 °F 2000
4 -12 °F 1924
5 -11 °F 1897
5 -11 °F 2008
7 -10 °F 2004
8 -9 °F 1985
8 -9 °F 1951
10 -8 °F 1910
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 -13 °F 1983
2 -1 °F 2000
3 9 °F 1996
4 10 °F 1951
4 10 °F 2022
6 11 °F 1935
7 12 °F 2020
7 12 °F 1968
9 15 °F 2013
10 17 °F 1921
10 17 °F 1924
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/24?
For the date of Dec 24, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.91 inches which happened in 1982.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 24
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.91 inches 1982
2 0.77 inches 1932
3 0.60 inches 2023
3 0.60 inches 1895
5 0.59 inches 1965
6 0.58 inches 1945
7 0.56 inches 1973
7 0.56 inches 1893
9 0.55 inches 1909
10 0.40 inches 2009
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location