Ames January 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 12.
January 12 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 57 °F 1928
Lowest temperature -35 °F 1912
Lowest daily high -11 °F 1912
Highest daily low 34 °F 1960
Most precipitation 0.50 inches 1910
January 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 28.7 °F
Average low 11.2 °F
Chance precipitation 19.8%
Ames January 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 18 6 0.10 n/a
2023 28 19 0.00 0.0
2022 54 26 0.00 0.0
2021 42 21 0.00 n/a
2020 26 11 n/a n/a
2019 31 28 0.18 n/a
2018 7 -6 0.00 n/a
2017 22 11 0.00 n/a
2016 13 -1 0.00 n/a
2015 16 -5 0.00 n/a
2014 42 16 0.00 n/a
2013 46 13 0.00 n/a
2012 16 11 0.00 n/a
2011 14 -8 0.00 n/a
2010 20 13 0.00 n/a
2009 35 0 0.09 n/a
2008 27 18 0.00 n/a
2007 20 6 0.00 n/a
2006 48 26 0.00 n/a
2005 31 25 0.00 n/a
2004 43 24 0.00 n/a
2003 44 -1 0.00 n/a
2002 43 22 0.00 n/a
2001 33 30 0.00 n/a
2000 38 22 0.00 n/a
1999 21 8 0.00 n/a
1998 17 7 0.00 0.0
1997 1 -2 0.00 0.0
1996 48 19 0.00 0.0
1995 32 31 0.00 0.0
1994 26 6 0.00 0.0
1993 29 21 0.43 6.3
1992 41 33 0.16 0.0
1991 22 15 0.00 0.0
1990 34 17 0.00 0.0
1989 32 14 0.00 0.0
1988 34 8 0.00 0.0
1987 50 30 0.00 0.0
1986 41 31 0.00 0.0
1985 16 -3 0.00 0.0
1984 19 13 0.01 0.5
1983 35 7 0.00 0.0
1982 10 3 0.06 3.0
1981 47 3 0.00 0.0
1980 30 3 0.00 0.0
1979 15 -5 0.00 0.0
1978 19 7 0.01 0.3
1977 11 -15 0.00 0.0
1976 43 17 0.00 0.0
1975 2 -3 0.00 0.0
1974 -1 -25 0.00 0.0
1973 26 -1 0.00 0.0
1972 42 23 0.00 0.0
1971 15 4 0.00 0.0
1970 20 0 0.00 0.0
1969 23 2 0.00 0.0
1968 21 10 0.29 7.0
1967 36 22 0.00 0.0
1966 28 22 0.16 2.0
1965 30 5 0.00 0.0
1964 17 8 0.03 0.5
1963 13 -6 0.13 2.0
1962 35 16 0.01 0.0
1961 56 25 0.00 0.0
1960 40 34 0.41 0.0
1959 43 15 0.00 0.0
1958 36 30 0.02 0.0
1957 17 4 0.00 0.0
1956 36 16 0.00 0.0
1955 30 12 0.00 0.0
1954 12 -12 0.00 0.0
1953 42 10 0.00 0.0
1952 29 12 0.00 0.0
1951 37 23 0.00 0.0
1950 42 28 0.00 0.0
1949 24 13 0.00 0.0
1948 36 14 0.00 0.0
1947 31 23 n/a n/a
1946 29 8 0.00 0.0
1945 37 27 0.00 0.0
1944 23 2 0.00 0.0
1943 23 6 0.00 0.0
1942 38 22 0.00 0.0
1941 47 27 0.00 0.0
1940 23 -7 0.00 0.0
1939 35 22 0.00 0.0
1938 32 19 0.00 0.0
1937 29 4 0.00 0.0
1936 37 24 0.00 0.0
1935 35 22 0.32 0.0
1934 32 19 0.21 n/a
1933 40 13 0.00 0.0
1932 38 33 0.07 0.0
1931 37 15 0.00 0.0
1930 31 13 0.00 0.0
1929 26 0 0.00 0.0
1928 57 31 0.00 0.0
1927 34 26 0.01 0.0
1926 31 -6 0.04 n/a
1925 27 5 0.02 n/a
1924 17 -2 0.00 0.0
1923 36 8 0.00 0.0
1922 25 15 0.07 n/a
1921 21 2 0.00 0.0
1920 38 11 0.00 0.0
1919 41 29 0.00 0.0
1918 -3 -20 0.00 0.0
1917 17 3 0.03 0.3
1916 15 -9 0.06 1.0
1915 39 17 0.00 0.0
1914 37 -4 0.00 0.0
1913 3 -16 0.00 0.0
1912 -11 -35 0.00 0.0
1911 23 6 0.00 0.0
1910 34 19 0.50 0.0
1909 18 -15 0.00 0.0
1908 25 12 0.00 0.0
1907 30 19 0.00 0.0
1906 32 12 0.00 0.0
1905 26 -8 0.00 0.0
1904 29 21 0.00 0.0
1903 14 -4 0.00 0.0
1902 30 9 0.00 0.0
1901 26 -5 0.00 0.0
1900 32 19 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 25 0.07 0.0
1898 34 25 0.19 2.0
1897 n/a 6 0.12 2.0
1896 25 9 n/a n/a
1895 10 -22 0.00 0.0
1894 46 4 0.00 0.0
1893 n/a n/a n/a n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/12?
For the date of Jan 12, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 57 °F which happened in 1928.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 57 °F 1928
2 56 °F 1961
3 54 °F 2022
4 50 °F 1987
5 48 °F 2006
5 48 °F 1996
7 47 °F 1981
7 47 °F 1941
9 46 °F 1894
9 46 °F 2013
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/12?
For the date of Jan 12, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -35 °F which happened in 1912.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 -35 °F 1912
2 -25 °F 1974
3 -22 °F 1895
4 -20 °F 1918
5 -16 °F 1913
6 -15 °F 1977
6 -15 °F 1909
8 -12 °F 1954
9 -9 °F 1916
10 -8 °F 1905
10 -8 °F 2011
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 -11 °F 1912
2 -3 °F 1918
3 -1 °F 1974
4 1 °F 1997
5 2 °F 1975
6 3 °F 1913
7 7 °F 2018
8 10 °F 1982
8 10 °F 1895
10 11 °F 1977
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/12?
For the date of Jan 12, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.50 inches which happened in 1910.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.50 inches 1910
2 0.43 inches 1993
3 0.41 inches 1960
4 0.32 inches 1935
5 0.29 inches 1968
6 0.21 inches 1934
7 0.19 inches 1898
8 0.18 inches 2019
9 0.16 inches 1966
9 0.16 inches 1992
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location