Ames January 15 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 15.
January 15 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 57 °F 1990
Lowest temperature -22 °F 1994
Lowest daily high -6 °F 1994
Highest daily low 36 °F 1980
Most precipitation 0.48 inches 1909
January 15 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 28.5 °F
Average low 11.0 °F
Chance precipitation 19.2%
Ames January 15 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 0 -12 0.00 n/a
2023 45 28 0.00 0.0
2022 19 -11 n/a n/a
2021 35 30 n/a n/a
2020 27 3 0.02 n/a
2019 34 29 0.00 n/a
2018 13 -7 0.00 n/a
2017 33 17 0.03 n/a
2016 30 9 0.00 n/a
2015 38 17 0.00 n/a
2014 30 11 0.00 n/a
2013 31 8 0.00 n/a
2012 50 12 0.00 0.0
2011 21 3 0.00 n/a
2010 28 23 0.00 n/a
2009 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
2008 22 3 0.00 n/a
2007 19 -1 0.01 n/a
2006 56 30 0.00 n/a
2005 6 -12 0.00 n/a
2004 37 10 0.00 n/a
2003 21 2 0.00 n/a
2002 28 20 0.00 n/a
2001 33 22 0.00 n/a
2000 52 21 0.00 n/a
1999 35 11 0.00 n/a
1998 20 3 0.00 0.0
1997 21 13 0.08 2.9
1996 24 6 0.00 0.0
1995 27 11 0.00 0.0
1994 -6 -22 0.00 0.0
1993 16 2 0.00 0.0
1992 29 -11 0.05 1.8
1991 32 21 0.00 0.0
1990 57 22 0.00 0.0
1989 39 25 0.00 0.0
1988 39 15 0.00 0.0
1987 38 12 0.00 0.0
1986 42 15 0.00 0.0
1985 17 0 0.00 0.0
1984 18 2 0.00 0.0
1983 22 9 0.00 0.0
1982 22 -4 0.02 1.2
1981 32 10 0.00 0.0
1980 44 36 0.00 0.0
1979 4 -7 0.00 0.0
1978 15 -4 0.00 0.0
1977 25 -5 0.00 0.0
1976 48 16 0.00 0.0
1975 22 4 0.03 0.9
1974 39 22 0.00 0.0
1973 39 32 0.00 0.0
1972 -3 -21 0.00 0.0
1971 8 -8 0.00 0.0
1970 32 23 0.00 0.0
1969 33 27 0.14 0.0
1968 22 6 0.00 0.0
1967 24 0 0.00 0.0
1966 22 14 0.00 0.0
1965 11 0 0.08 1.0
1964 37 7 0.00 0.0
1963 4 -15 0.07 1.0
1962 16 -4 0.00 0.0
1961 31 29 0.05 0.5
1960 32 16 0.46 6.0
1959 36 4 0.00 0.0
1958 37 28 0.00 0.0
1957 10 -4 0.02 0.4
1956 33 6 0.22 3.0
1955 40 18 0.00 0.0
1954 33 13 0.00 0.0
1953 38 1 0.43 0.5
1952 36 23 0.00 0.0
1951 34 24 0.00 0.0
1950 40 2 0.00 0.0
1949 42 32 0.30 0.0
1948 38 5 0.00 0.0
1947 30 17 n/a n/a
1946 17 1 0.00 0.0
1945 28 24 0.02 0.4
1944 41 16 0.00 0.0
1943 32 16 0.15 n/a
1942 39 19 0.00 0.0
1941 31 27 0.04 0.0
1940 19 4 0.00 0.0
1939 28 11 0.00 0.0
1938 39 4 0.00 0.0
1937 7 -7 0.00 0.0
1936 16 2 0.00 0.0
1935 18 11 0.00 0.0
1934 34 14 0.00 0.0
1933 53 29 0.00 0.0
1932 20 -4 0.12 n/a
1931 35 3 0.00 0.0
1930 11 2 0.00 0.0
1929 7 -14 0.00 0.0
1928 40 28 0.00 0.0
1927 10 -10 0.00 0.0
1926 35 11 0.00 0.0
1925 27 10 0.00 0.0
1924 28 15 0.00 0.0
1923 40 26 0.00 0.0
1922 30 10 0.00 0.0
1921 26 4 0.00 0.0
1920 26 12 0.01 n/a
1919 43 19 0.00 0.0
1918 22 -7 0.00 0.0
1917 11 -2 0.00 0.0
1916 8 -12 0.00 0.0
1915 41 29 0.00 0.0
1914 57 24 0.00 0.0
1913 45 25 0.00 0.0
1912 2 -20 0.00 0.0
1911 16 -2 0.00 0.0
1910 27 14 0.00 0.0
1909 n/a 10 0.48 4.8
1908 38 10 0.00 0.0
1907 15 1 0.00 0.0
1906 34 24 0.16 n/a
1905 22 -2 0.00 0.0
1904 35 15 0.00 0.0
1903 47 22 0.00 0.0
1902 43 20 0.00 0.0
1901 51 30 0.00 0.0
1900 36 30 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 27 0.00 0.0
1898 24 12 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 26 0.00 0.0
1896 30 10 n/a n/a
1895 34 14 0.00 0.0
1894 46 31 0.00 0.0
1893 6 -17 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/15?
For the date of Jan 15, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 57 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1990.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 57 °F 1914
1 57 °F 1990
3 56 °F 2006
4 53 °F 1933
5 52 °F 2000
6 51 °F 1901
7 50 °F 2012
8 48 °F 1976
9 47 °F 1903
10 46 °F 1894
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/15?
For the date of Jan 15, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -22 °F which happened in 1994.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 1994
2 -21 °F 1972
3 -20 °F 1912
4 -17 °F 1893
5 -15 °F 1963
6 -14 °F 1929
7 -12 °F 2024
7 -12 °F 2005
7 -12 °F 1916
10 -11 °F 2022
10 -11 °F 1992
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 -6 °F 1994
2 -3 °F 1972
3 0 °F 2024
4 2 °F 1912
5 4 °F 1979
5 4 °F 1963
7 6 °F 2005
7 6 °F 1893
9 7 °F 1929
9 7 °F 1937
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/15?
For the date of Jan 15, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.48 inches which happened in 1909.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 15
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.48 inches 1909
2 0.46 inches 1960
3 0.43 inches 1953
4 0.30 inches 1949
5 0.22 inches 1956
6 0.16 inches 1906
7 0.15 inches 1943
8 0.14 inches 1969
9 0.12 inches 1932
10 0.08 inches 1965
10 0.08 inches 1997
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location