Ames December 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of December 5.
December 5 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 66 °F 2001
Lowest temperature -15 °F 2005
Lowest daily high 11 °F 2005
Highest daily low 43 °F 1998
Most precipitation 1.47 inches 1982
December 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 37.6 °F
Average low 19.9 °F
Chance precipitation 21.2%
Ames December 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 36 16 0.00 0.0
2022 43 20 0.00 0.0
2021 50 31 0.00 n/a
2020 49 19 0.00 n/a
2019 54 23 0.00 n/a
2018 38 20 0.00 n/a
2017 35 24 0.00 n/a
2016 47 25 0.00 n/a
2015 49 31 0.00 n/a
2014 38 30 0.00 n/a
2013 17 6 0.00 n/a
2012 43 21 0.00 n/a
2011 23 17 0.00 n/a
2010 24 9 0.00 n/a
2009 39 11 0.00 n/a
2008 33 9 0.00 n/a
2007 31 12 0.00 n/a
2006 47 10 0.00 n/a
2005 11 -15 0.00 n/a
2004 41 26 0.36 n/a
2003 32 25 0.00 n/a
2002 26 11 0.00 n/a
2001 66 33 0.27 n/a
2000 12 4 0.01 n/a
1999 36 21 0.00 n/a
1998 62 43 0.00 0.0
1997 23 13 0.00 0.0
1996 33 25 0.21 3.7
1995 45 27 0.00 0.0
1994 44 17 0.00 0.0
1993 38 29 0.00 0.0
1992 20 1 0.00 0.0
1991 31 10 0.00 0.0
1990 36 13 0.00 0.0
1989 56 30 0.00 0.0
1988 52 26 n/a n/a
1987 38 21 0.00 0.0
1986 36 8 0.00 0.0
1985 27 9 0.00 0.0
1984 31 9 0.00 0.0
1983 32 18 0.02 0.0
1982 39 31 1.47 0.4
1981 38 20 0.00 0.0
1980 55 31 0.00 0.0
1979 50 39 0.00 0.0
1978 33 25 0.08 2.1
1977 28 11 0.11 3.5
1976 28 15 0.09 2.4
1975 63 36 0.00 0.0
1974 34 12 0.00 0.0
1973 28 18 0.21 1.0
1972 15 5 0.00 0.2
1971 33 20 0.00 0.0
1970 36 19 0.00 0.0
1969 34 22 0.00 0.0
1968 44 22 0.00 0.0
1967 53 25 0.00 0.0
1966 36 29 0.00 0.0
1965 48 32 0.00 0.0
1964 21 0 0.00 0.0
1963 37 26 0.00 0.0
1962 39 23 0.00 0.0
1961 47 17 0.00 0.0
1960 54 32 0.51 0.0
1959 34 25 0.00 0.0
1958 27 9 0.00 0.0
1957 48 26 0.00 0.0
1956 50 28 0.00 0.0
1955 24 7 0.00 0.0
1954 34 22 0.00 0.0
1953 39 22 0.07 0.0
1952 37 19 0.00 0.0
1951 42 37 0.02 0.0
1950 29 3 0.09 1.5
1949 44 22 0.00 0.0
1948 52 22 0.81 1.0
1947 34 25 0.01 0.0
1946 57 29 0.00 0.0
1945 42 21 0.00 0.0
1944 33 27 0.16 n/a
1943 49 28 0.54 0.0
1942 29 13 0.12 n/a
1941 53 33 0.00 0.0
1940 38 16 0.00 0.0
1939 55 30 0.00 0.0
1938 32 27 0.10 0.3
1937 20 2 0.00 0.0
1936 27 19 0.23 n/a
1935 34 23 0.00 0.0
1934 28 8 0.00 0.0
1933 39 23 0.00 0.0
1932 49 26 0.00 0.0
1931 33 27 0.00 0.0
1930 34 32 0.07 0.0
1929 42 23 0.00 0.0
1928 28 -6 0.00 0.0
1927 38 12 0.00 0.0
1926 26 14 0.02 n/a
1925 26 10 0.00 0.0
1924 35 30 0.36 0.0
1923 41 19 0.00 0.0
1922 20 9 0.00 0.0
1921 47 27 0.00 0.0
1920 37 28 0.00 0.0
1919 24 10 0.00 0.0
1918 51 28 0.00 0.0
1917 17 9 0.07 n/a
1916 50 34 0.00 0.0
1915 41 22 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a 23 0.00 0.0
1913 48 40 0.07 0.0
1912 50 19 0.35 0.0
1911 51 23 0.00 0.0
1910 30 12 0.00 0.0
1909 33 6 0.50 n/a
1908 34 14 0.45 n/a
1907 41 19 0.00 0.0
1906 41 36 0.04 n/a
1905 45 22 0.00 0.0
1904 32 16 0.00 0.0
1903 26 12 0.00 0.0
1902 33 5 0.00 0.0
1901 29 12 0.17 1.7
1900 47 26 0.00 0.0
1899 38 3 0.00 0.0
1898 n/a -2 0.00 0.0
1897 33 13 n/a n/a
1896 44 35 0.00 0.0
1895 25 -6 0.02 0.2
1894 47 20 0.00 0.0
1893 26 10 0.00 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 12/5?
For the date of Dec 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 66 °F which happened in 2001.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on December 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 66 °F 2001
2 63 °F 1975
3 62 °F 1998
4 57 °F 1946
5 56 °F 1989
6 55 °F 1980
6 55 °F 1939
8 54 °F 2019
8 54 °F 1960
10 53 °F 1941
10 53 °F 1967
What's the all-time low for Ames on 12/5?
For the date of Dec 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -15 °F which happened in 2005.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on December 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -15 °F 2005
2 -6 °F 1895
2 -6 °F 1928
4 -2 °F 1898
5 0 °F 1964
6 1 °F 1992
7 2 °F 1937
8 3 °F 1950
8 3 °F 1899
10 4 °F 2000
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on December 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 11 °F 2005
2 12 °F 2000
3 15 °F 1972
4 17 °F 1917
4 17 °F 2013
6 20 °F 1992
6 20 °F 1937
6 20 °F 1922
9 21 °F 1964
10 23 °F 2011
10 23 °F 1997
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 12/5?
For the date of Dec 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.47 inches which happened in 1982.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on December 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.47 inches 1982
2 0.81 inches 1948
3 0.54 inches 1943
4 0.51 inches 1960
5 0.50 inches 1909
6 0.45 inches 1908
7 0.36 inches 1924
7 0.36 inches 2004
9 0.35 inches 1912
10 0.27 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