Ames February 28 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of February 28.
February 28 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 67 °F 2000
Lowest temperature -17 °F 1962
Lowest daily high 1 °F 1962
Highest daily low 41 °F 1988
Most precipitation 1.72 inches 1939
February 28 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 38.6 °F
Average low 20.1 °F
Chance precipitation 22.9%
Ames February 28 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 31 7 0.00 0.0
2023 42 25 0.00 n/a
2022 63 26 0.00 0.0
2021 40 24 0.00 n/a
2020 34 18 0.00 n/a
2019 19 6 0.00 n/a
2018 52 31 0.00 n/a
2017 59 38 0.02 n/a
2016 53 31 0.00 n/a
2015 20 -9 0.00 n/a
2014 30 -3 0.04 n/a
2013 31 20 0.00 n/a
2012 n/a n/a n/a n/a
2011 35 13 0.00 n/a
2010 32 11 0.00 n/a
2009 29 16 0.00 n/a
2008 34 14 0.02 n/a
2007 33 26 0.13 n/a
2006 45 24 0.00 n/a
2005 28 19 0.00 n/a
2004 54 32 0.00 n/a
2003 38 16 0.00 n/a
2002 37 20 0.00 n/a
2001 25 0 0.00 n/a
2000 67 28 0.00 n/a
1999 40 28 0.00 n/a
1998 30 25 0.05 1.5
1997 39 25 0.00 0.0
1996 20 4 0.00 0.0
1995 31 8 0.00 0.5
1994 28 16 0.00 0.0
1993 37 1 0.00 0.0
1992 51 34 0.00 0.0
1991 56 24 n/a n/a
1990 41 14 0.00 0.0
1989 31 11 0.00 0.0
1988 46 41 0.00 0.0
1987 44 33 0.52 0.0
1986 29 14 0.00 0.0
1985 53 19 0.00 0.0
1984 33 24 0.00 0.0
1983 57 29 0.00 0.0
1982 45 26 0.00 0.0
1981 47 31 0.00 0.0
1980 27 20 0.00 0.0
1979 34 24 0.00 0.0
1978 31 21 0.00 0.0
1977 36 17 0.00 0.0
1976 53 27 0.00 0.0
1975 38 18 0.00 0.0
1974 42 30 0.00 0.0
1973 53 28 0.00 0.0
1972 51 25 0.00 0.0
1971 33 18 0.00 0.0
1970 33 12 0.00 0.0
1969 32 28 0.47 7.5
1968 33 12 0.01 0.8
1967 40 20 0.00 0.0
1966 51 31 0.00 0.0
1965 48 34 0.00 0.0
1964 51 15 0.00 0.0
1963 34 20 0.00 0.0
1962 1 -17 0.00 0.0
1961 46 25 0.00 0.0
1960 19 8 0.02 0.4
1959 40 25 0.00 0.0
1958 39 30 0.00 0.0
1957 50 23 0.00 0.0
1956 40 5 0.00 0.0
1955 33 25 0.00 0.0
1954 37 23 0.00 0.0
1953 37 25 0.00 0.0
1952 39 27 0.00 0.0
1951 44 31 0.38 0.0
1950 40 28 0.15 0.0
1949 22 6 0.00 0.0
1948 46 27 0.03 0.0
1947 22 9 0.05 0.5
1946 61 24 n/a 0.0
1945 36 17 0.00 0.0
1944 36 28 0.00 0.0
1943 50 18 0.00 0.0
1942 38 17 0.00 0.0
1941 32 7 0.00 0.0
1940 25 12 0.32 n/a
1939 32 20 1.72 12.0
1938 45 25 0.00 0.0
1937 25 17 0.00 0.0
1936 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1935 35 10 0.00 0.0
1934 39 10 0.00 0.0
1933 52 27 0.00 0.0
1932 63 32 0.00 0.0
1931 52 31 0.00 0.0
1930 47 31 0.20 0.0
1929 35 10 0.21 2.0
1928 43 29 0.00 0.0
1927 31 24 0.00 0.0
1926 57 34 0.00 0.0
1925 39 21 0.00 0.0
1924 50 26 0.00 0.0
1923 39 30 0.00 0.0
1922 15 -2 0.00 0.0
1921 57 31 0.00 0.0
1920 27 17 0.00 0.0
1919 21 1 0.04 0.0
1918 36 22 0.09 n/a
1917 33 15 0.00 0.0
1916 29 9 0.00 0.0
1915 31 19 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a n/a 0.0
1913 17 -10 0.01 0.0
1912 27 11 0.00 0.0
1911 31 13 0.00 0.0
1910 39 5 0.00 0.0
1909 45 26 0.00 0.0
1908 38 22 0.00 0.0
1907 39 30 0.38 0.0
1906 45 9 0.00 0.0
1905 61 27 0.00 0.0
1904 42 23 0.00 0.0
1903 37 13 0.00 0.0
1902 38 33 0.16 0.0
1901 32 22 0.20 0.0
1900 n/a 18 0.00 0.0
1899 37 7 0.00 0.0
1898 40 24 n/a 0.0
1897 31 19 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 63 n/a 0.00 0.0
1894 40 29 0.00 0.0
1893 29 8 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 2/28?
For the date of Feb 28, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 67 °F which happened in 2000.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 67 °F 2000
2 63 °F 2022
2 63 °F 1932
2 63 °F 1895
5 61 °F 1905
5 61 °F 1946
7 59 °F 2017
8 57 °F 1926
8 57 °F 1983
8 57 °F 1921
What's the all-time low for Ames on 2/28?
For the date of Feb 28, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -17 °F which happened in 1962.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 -17 °F 1962
2 -10 °F 1913
3 -9 °F 2015
4 -3 °F 2014
5 -2 °F 1922
6 0 °F 2001
7 1 °F 1919
7 1 °F 1993
9 4 °F 1996
10 5 °F 1956
10 5 °F 1910
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 1 °F 1962
2 15 °F 1922
3 17 °F 1913
4 19 °F 1960
4 19 °F 2019
6 20 °F 2015
6 20 °F 1996
8 21 °F 1919
9 22 °F 1949
9 22 °F 1947
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 2/28?
For the date of Feb 28, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.72 inches which happened in 1939.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on February 28
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.72 inches 1939
2 0.52 inches 1987
3 0.47 inches 1969
4 0.38 inches 1907
4 0.38 inches 1951
6 0.32 inches 1940
7 0.21 inches 1929
8 0.20 inches 1901
8 0.20 inches 1930
10 0.16 inches 1902
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location