Ames December 26 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 26.
December 26 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 57 °F 1936
Lowest temperature -22 °F 1914
Lowest daily high 1 °F 1996
Highest daily low 44 °F 1936
Most precipitation 0.69 inches 1911
December 26 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 31.4 °F
Average low 14.5 °F
Chance precipitation 18.2%
Ames December 26 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 35 31 0.01 n/a
2022 17 -6 n/a n/a
2021 42 17 0.00 n/a
2020 35 12 0.00 n/a
2019 39 30 0.00 n/a
2018 38 24 0.58 n/a
2017 6 -6 0.00 n/a
2016 46 27 0.00 n/a
2015 34 30 0.16 n/a
2014 36 26 0.00 n/a
2013 33 13 0.00 n/a
2012 18 1 0.00 n/a
2011 45 19 0.00 n/a
2010 16 9 0.00 n/a
2009 19 6 0.07 n/a
2008 51 31 0.00 n/a
2007 30 20 0.00 n/a
2006 40 19 0.00 n/a
2005 34 28 0.00 n/a
2004 24 16 0.00 n/a
2003 44 30 0.00 n/a
2002 43 8 0.00 n/a
2001 25 7 0.00 n/a
2000 16 -4 0.00 n/a
1999 40 20 0.00 n/a
1998 31 6 0.00 0.0
1997 36 23 0.00 0.0
1996 1 -6 0.07 2.5
1995 35 20 0.00 0.0
1994 39 18 0.00 0.0
1993 11 6 0.09 1.3
1992 33 7 0.00 0.0
1991 39 27 0.00 0.0
1990 8 -11 0.00 0.0
1989 36 -1 0.00 0.0
1988 32 17 0.29 0.0
1987 31 9 0.00 0.0
1986 32 14 0.00 0.0
1985 37 n/a 0.00 0.0
1984 33 17 0.12 0.6
1983 15 -7 0.00 0.0
1982 35 16 0.00 0.0
1981 36 26 0.00 0.0
1980 24 11 0.00 0.0
1979 31 22 0.00 0.0
1978 26 5 0.00 0.0
1977 15 4 0.00 0.0
1976 34 20 0.00 0.0
1975 29 22 0.00 0.1
1974 36 10 0.00 0.0
1973 31 24 0.00 0.0
1972 30 9 0.00 0.0
1971 37 9 0.00 0.0
1970 33 9 0.00 0.0
1969 20 0 0.00 0.0
1968 25 8 0.05 0.1
1967 23 0 0.00 0.0
1966 21 3 0.00 0.0
1965 28 18 0.00 0.0
1964 19 -1 0.00 0.0
1963 41 28 0.00 0.0
1962 17 -17 0.00 0.0
1961 33 14 0.00 0.0
1960 30 20 0.02 0.5
1959 54 43 0.02 0.0
1958 46 24 0.00 0.0
1957 37 19 0.00 0.0
1956 46 18 0.00 0.0
1955 44 27 0.00 0.0
1954 41 33 0.14 0.0
1953 42 27 0.00 0.0
1952 21 4 0.00 0.0
1951 14 0 0.00 0.0
1950 13 -1 0.00 0.0
1949 24 -1 0.00 0.0
1948 21 -5 0.00 0.0
1947 37 16 0.00 0.0
1946 35 20 0.00 0.0
1945 24 8 0.02 0.2
1944 11 -17 0.00 0.0
1943 40 20 0.00 0.0
1942 33 32 0.17 0.0
1941 32 27 0.44 n/a
1940 36 32 0.00 0.0
1939 25 19 0.15 n/a
1938 36 7 0.00 0.0
1937 35 7 0.00 0.0
1936 57 44 0.45 0.0
1935 4 -11 0.00 0.0
1934 9 -7 0.00 0.0
1933 5 -12 0.05 n/a
1932 41 24 0.00 0.0
1931 49 32 0.00 0.0
1930 28 22 0.00 0.0
1929 48 15 0.00 0.0
1928 44 33 0.00 0.0
1927 40 17 0.00 0.0
1926 36 16 0.00 0.0
1925 4 -6 0.00 0.0
1924 31 1 0.00 0.0
1923 39 25 0.00 0.0
1922 41 20 0.00 0.0
1921 28 9 0.00 0.0
1920 24 4 0.00 0.0
1919 39 30 0.00 0.0
1918 27 8 0.02 0.0
1917 31 11 0.00 0.0
1916 36 18 0.56 0.0
1915 41 16 0.00 0.0
1914 10 -22 0.00 0.0
1913 32 10 0.00 0.0
1912 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1911 25 18 0.69 n/a
1910 45 12 0.00 0.0
1909 19 -3 0.00 0.0
1908 47 16 0.00 0.0
1907 47 19 0.00 0.0
1906 48 22 0.00 0.0
1905 43 19 0.00 0.0
1904 30 23 0.20 n/a
1903 24 -10 0.00 0.0
1902 32 -2 0.00 0.0
1901 37 29 0.00 0.0
1900 30 4 0.00 0.0
1899 14 -4 0.00 0.0
1898 n/a 17 0.00 0.0
1897 29 23 n/a n/a
1896 34 14 0.00 0.0
1895 27 0 0.00 0.0
1894 29 16 0.02 0.2
1893 34 7 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/26?
For the date of Dec 26, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 57 °F which happened in 1936.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 26
Rank Temperature Year
1 57 °F 1936
2 54 °F 1959
3 51 °F 2008
4 49 °F 1931
5 48 °F 1906
5 48 °F 1929
7 47 °F 1907
7 47 °F 1908
9 46 °F 2016
9 46 °F 1958
9 46 °F 1956
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/26?
For the date of Dec 26, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -22 °F which happened in 1914.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 26
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 1914
2 -17 °F 1962
2 -17 °F 1944
4 -12 °F 1933
5 -11 °F 1990
5 -11 °F 1935
7 -10 °F 1903
8 -7 °F 1934
8 -7 °F 1983
10 -6 °F 2017
10 -6 °F 1996
10 -6 °F 1925
10 -6 °F 2022
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 26
Rank Temperature Year
1 1 °F 1996
2 4 °F 1935
2 4 °F 1925
4 5 °F 1933
5 6 °F 2017
6 8 °F 1990
7 9 °F 1934
8 10 °F 1914
9 11 °F 1993
9 11 °F 1944
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/26?
For the date of Dec 26, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.69 inches which happened in 1911.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 26
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.69 inches 1911
2 0.58 inches 2018
3 0.56 inches 1916
4 0.45 inches 1936
5 0.44 inches 1941
6 0.29 inches 1988
7 0.20 inches 1904
8 0.17 inches 1942
9 0.16 inches 2015
10 0.15 inches 1939
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location