Ames December 25 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 25 (Christmas).
December 25 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 59 °F 2019
Lowest temperature -20 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -2 °F 1983
Highest daily low 46 °F 1936
Most precipitation 0.80 inches 2023
December 25 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 31.5 °F
Average low 14.6 °F
Chance precipitation 18.8%
Ames December 25 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 53 33 0.80 0.0
2022 16 -2 n/a n/a
2021 48 23 0.00 n/a
2020 27 0 0.00 n/a
2019 59 30 0.00 n/a
2018 44 21 0.00 n/a
2017 15 0 0.00 n/a
2016 48 34 0.68 n/a
2015 31 20 0.00 n/a
2014 48 29 0.00 n/a
2013 32 14 0.00 n/a
2012 10 -1 0.00 n/a
2011 47 21 0.00 n/a
2010 23 11 0.00 n/a
2009 35 15 0.31 n/a
2008 31 -10 0.00 n/a
2007 40 17 0.00 n/a
2006 35 25 0.00 n/a
2005 33 30 0.00 n/a
2004 31 21 0.03 n/a
2003 41 15 0.00 n/a
2002 28 7 0.00 n/a
2001 19 9 0.00 n/a
2000 8 -16 0.00 n/a
1999 41 9 0.01 n/a
1998 33 12 0.00 0.0
1997 30 23 0.00 0.0
1996 0 -7 0.07 0.5
1995 28 23 0.00 0.0
1994 35 14 0.00 0.0
1993 23 3 0.00 0.0
1992 33 13 0.00 0.0
1991 42 22 0.00 0.0
1990 21 -4 0.00 0.0
1989 36 25 0.00 0.0
1988 25 7 n/a n/a
1987 28 14 0.00 0.0
1986 32 23 0.00 0.0
1985 6 -9 0.00 0.0
1984 29 -1 0.00 0.0
1983 -2 -20 0.00 0.0
1982 51 26 0.06 0.0
1981 37 13 0.00 0.0
1980 15 -10 0.00 0.0
1979 32 24 0.00 0.0
1978 20 3 0.00 0.1
1977 20 -1 0.00 0.0
1976 40 16 0.00 0.0
1975 29 27 0.00 0.0
1974 26 9 0.00 0.0
1973 34 29 0.52 0.0
1972 33 24 0.00 0.0
1971 38 24 0.02 0.0
1970 25 4 0.00 0.0
1969 28 10 0.00 0.0
1968 9 0 0.00 0.6
1967 42 10 0.01 0.0
1966 26 5 0.00 0.0
1965 30 19 0.00 0.0
1964 16 10 0.00 0.0
1963 43 20 0.00 0.0
1962 22 3 0.10 2.0
1961 27 -3 0.00 0.0
1960 42 16 0.00 0.0
1959 44 28 0.00 0.0
1958 49 19 0.00 0.0
1957 36 25 0.29 3.5
1956 33 13 0.00 0.0
1955 33 14 0.00 0.0
1954 50 28 0.00 0.0
1953 47 26 0.00 0.0
1952 22 10 0.00 0.0
1951 20 10 0.01 0.1
1950 18 11 0.00 0.0
1949 38 18 0.00 0.0
1948 20 -1 0.00 0.0
1947 31 22 0.00 0.0
1946 53 18 0.00 0.0
1945 26 23 0.18 n/a
1944 20 0 0.00 0.0
1943 42 12 0.00 0.0
1942 33 18 0.00 0.0
1941 34 30 0.25 n/a
1940 44 36 0.00 0.0
1939 38 16 0.00 0.0
1938 35 17 0.00 0.0
1937 30 2 0.00 0.0
1936 56 46 0.00 0.0
1935 18 -7 0.03 0.5
1934 30 8 0.00 0.0
1933 9 -3 0.05 n/a
1932 36 27 0.00 0.0
1931 43 28 0.00 0.0
1930 42 6 0.00 0.0
1929 41 17 0.00 0.0
1928 48 23 0.00 0.0
1927 41 11 0.00 0.0
1926 23 0 0.00 0.0
1925 n/a 1 0.00 0.0
1924 7 -9 0.00 0.0
1923 42 28 0.00 0.0
1922 50 19 0.00 0.0
1921 21 -11 0.00 0.0
1920 25 10 0.05 n/a
1919 35 13 0.00 0.0
1918 26 4 0.00 0.0
1917 20 4 0.00 0.0
1916 33 8 0.00 0.0
1915 35 17 0.00 0.0
1914 2 -9 0.00 0.0
1913 34 11 0.01 0.1
1912 42 26 0.00 0.0
1911 33 5 0.00 0.0
1910 40 8 0.00 0.0
1909 23 3 0.10 1.0
1908 40 25 0.00 0.0
1907 39 21 0.00 0.0
1906 39 15 0.00 0.0
1905 40 27 0.00 0.0
1904 35 27 0.00 0.0
1903 36 -1 0.00 0.0
1902 37 -2 0.00 0.0
1901 39 24 0.00 0.0
1900 20 8 0.00 0.0
1899 19 8 0.12 1.2
1898 n/a 17 0.00 0.0
1897 30 21 n/a n/a
1896 38 10 0.00 0.0
1895 n/a n/a 0.50 n/a
1894 30 14 0.00 0.0
1893 n/a 11 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/25?
For the date of Dec 25, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 59 °F which happened in 2019.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 59 °F 2019
2 56 °F 1936
3 53 °F 1946
3 53 °F 2023
5 51 °F 1982
6 50 °F 1954
6 50 °F 1922
8 49 °F 1958
9 48 °F 2014
9 48 °F 2016
9 48 °F 1928
9 48 °F 2021
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/25?
For the date of Dec 25, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -20 °F which happened in 1983.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 -20 °F 1983
2 -16 °F 2000
3 -11 °F 1921
4 -10 °F 2008
4 -10 °F 1980
6 -9 °F 1924
6 -9 °F 1985
6 -9 °F 1914
9 -7 °F 1935
9 -7 °F 1996
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1983
2 0 °F 1996
3 2 °F 1914
4 6 °F 1985
5 7 °F 1924
6 8 °F 2000
7 9 °F 1968
7 9 °F 1933
9 10 °F 2012
10 15 °F 1980
10 15 °F 2017
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/25?
For the date of Dec 25, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.80 inches which happened in 2023.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 25
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.80 inches 2023
2 0.68 inches 2016
3 0.52 inches 1973
4 0.50 inches 1895
5 0.31 inches 2009
6 0.29 inches 1957
7 0.25 inches 1941
8 0.18 inches 1945
9 0.12 inches 1899
10 0.10 inches 1909
10 0.10 inches 1962
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location