Ames February 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of February 17.
February 17 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 71 °F 2017
Lowest temperature -22 °F 1958
Lowest daily high -3 °F 1936
Highest daily low 38 °F 1981
Most precipitation 0.47 inches 2020
February 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 33.5 °F
Average low 15.9 °F
Chance precipitation 21.1%
Ames February 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 29 6 0.00 0.0
2023 29 -6 0.00 0.0
2022 23 5 0.00 0.0
2021 13 -10 n/a n/a
2020 36 28 0.47 n/a
2019 25 20 n/a n/a
2018 36 17 0.04 n/a
2017 71 31 0.00 n/a
2016 34 27 0.00 n/a
2015 19 9 0.00 n/a
2014 41 22 0.24 n/a
2013 44 18 0.00 n/a
2012 48 23 0.00 0.0
2011 65 36 0.00 n/a
2010 28 10 0.00 n/a
2009 43 23 0.03 n/a
2008 34 20 0.17 n/a
2007 25 15 0.00 n/a
2006 9 -4 0.00 n/a
2005 38 17 0.00 n/a
2004 22 8 0.00 n/a
2003 30 -6 0.00 n/a
2002 50 22 0.00 n/a
2001 12 -1 0.00 n/a
2000 34 23 0.18 n/a
1999 31 22 0.00 n/a
1998 39 34 0.28 0.0
1997 41 15 0.00 0.0
1996 29 20 0.00 0.0
1995 47 n/a 0.00 0.0
1994 46 30 0.00 0.0
1993 7 -10 0.00 0.0
1992 41 33 0.27 0.0
1991 42 26 n/a n/a
1990 22 -6 0.00 0.0
1989 25 7 0.00 0.0
1988 43 22 0.00 0.0
1987 30 12 0.00 0.0
1986 30 21 0.00 0.0
1985 42 21 0.00 0.0
1984 40 32 0.00 0.0
1983 38 30 0.00 0.0
1982 34 30 0.10 0.0
1981 67 38 0.00 0.0
1980 27 -1 0.00 0.0
1979 7 -15 0.00 0.0
1978 13 -13 0.00 0.0
1977 50 20 0.00 0.0
1976 38 31 0.00 0.0
1975 31 26 0.22 3.0
1974 55 26 0.00 0.0
1973 23 -12 0.00 0.0
1972 39 23 0.06 0.0
1971 49 29 0.00 0.0
1970 61 23 0.00 0.0
1969 29 13 0.00 0.0
1968 26 -2 0.00 0.0
1967 28 2 0.00 0.0
1966 29 4 0.00 0.0
1965 36 11 0.00 0.0
1964 43 25 0.00 0.0
1963 41 22 0.00 0.0
1962 28 23 0.13 2.0
1961 45 26 0.07 0.0
1960 30 11 0.00 0.0
1959 25 18 0.03 0.5
1958 9 -22 0.00 0.0
1957 43 12 0.00 0.0
1956 26 7 0.00 0.0
1955 38 20 0.00 0.0
1954 57 23 0.00 0.0
1953 20 -13 0.00 0.0
1952 34 31 0.00 0.0
1951 38 30 0.00 0.0
1950 38 4 0.00 0.0
1949 40 -1 0.00 0.0
1948 60 30 0.00 0.0
1947 36 28 n/a 0.0
1946 46 18 0.00 0.0
1945 20 6 0.00 0.0
1944 27 13 0.03 n/a
1943 33 15 0.00 0.0
1942 9 -5 0.00 0.0
1941 31 18 0.00 0.0
1940 36 30 0.26 n/a
1939 32 -10 0.00 0.0
1938 30 16 0.22 0.0
1937 37 23 0.00 0.0
1936 -3 -10 0.06 1.0
1935 39 26 0.00 0.0
1934 44 22 0.10 0.0
1933 42 15 0.00 0.0
1932 34 14 0.00 0.0
1931 50 29 0.00 0.0
1930 50 27 0.00 0.0
1929 19 -3 0.00 0.0
1928 25 7 0.15 n/a
1927 37 13 0.00 0.0
1926 44 31 0.06 n/a
1925 31 3 0.00 0.0
1924 30 21 0.00 0.0
1923 17 7 0.00 0.0
1922 53 19 0.00 0.0
1921 33 17 0.00 0.0
1920 36 26 0.00 0.0
1919 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1918 25 -18 0.00 0.0
1917 45 13 0.00 0.0
1916 42 28 0.00 0.0
1915 47 30 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a 3 0.00 0.0
1913 57 20 0.00 0.0
1912 39 28 0.00 0.0
1911 40 32 0.35 0.0
1910 11 -7 0.00 0.0
1909 38 12 0.00 0.0
1908 32 17 0.00 0.0
1907 55 24 0.00 0.0
1906 37 25 0.09 n/a
1905 28 12 0.00 0.0
1904 12 9 0.20 n/a
1903 13 -11 0.00 0.0
1902 27 -4 0.00 0.0
1901 31 23 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a -6 0.00 0.0
1899 43 30 0.00 0.0
1898 35 15 n/a 0.0
1897 38 24 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.03 0.2
1895 40 25 0.00 0.0
1894 40 27 0.00 0.0
1893 26 14 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 2/17?
For the date of Feb 17, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 71 °F which happened in 2017.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 71 °F 2017
2 67 °F 1981
3 65 °F 2011
4 61 °F 1970
5 60 °F 1948
6 57 °F 1954
6 57 °F 1913
8 55 °F 1907
8 55 °F 1974
10 53 °F 1922
What's the all-time low for Ames on 2/17?
For the date of Feb 17, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -22 °F which happened in 1958.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 1958
2 -18 °F 1918
3 -15 °F 1979
4 -13 °F 1978
4 -13 °F 1953
6 -12 °F 1973
7 -11 °F 1903
8 -10 °F 1993
8 -10 °F 2021
8 -10 °F 1939
8 -10 °F 1936
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -3 °F 1936
2 7 °F 1979
2 7 °F 1993
4 9 °F 1958
4 9 °F 2006
4 9 °F 1942
7 11 °F 1910
8 12 °F 1904
8 12 °F 2001
10 13 °F 1903
10 13 °F 2021
10 13 °F 1978
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 2/17?
For the date of Feb 17, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.47 inches which happened in 2020.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on February 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.47 inches 2020
2 0.35 inches 1911
3 0.28 inches 1998
4 0.27 inches 1992
5 0.26 inches 1940
6 0.24 inches 2014
7 0.22 inches 1975
7 0.22 inches 1938
9 0.20 inches 1904
10 0.18 inches 2000
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location