Ames January 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 17.
January 17 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 58 °F 1990
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1893
Lowest daily high -6 °F 1930
Highest daily low 39 °F 1973
Most precipitation 0.50 inches 1911
January 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 28.6 °F
Average low 11.0 °F
Chance precipitation 19.0%
Ames January 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 21 -1 0.00 n/a
2023 36 32 0.00 0.0
2022 31 17 0.00 n/a
2021 31 23 0.03 n/a
2020 29 4 n/a n/a
2019 29 17 0.00 n/a
2018 24 -8 0.00 n/a
2017 35 31 0.00 n/a
2016 -1 -9 0.00 n/a
2015 45 36 0.00 n/a
2014 23 3 0.00 n/a
2013 33 13 0.00 n/a
2012 25 -1 0.00 n/a
2011 34 18 0.08 n/a
2010 34 27 0.00 n/a
2009 32 13 0.00 n/a
2008 15 -4 0.01 n/a
2007 21 -9 0.00 n/a
2006 28 22 0.00 n/a
2005 7 -17 0.00 n/a
2004 33 26 0.01 n/a
2003 15 0 0.00 n/a
2002 34 11 0.00 n/a
2001 26 12 0.00 n/a
2000 28 26 0.00 n/a
1999 36 15 0.09 n/a
1998 26 8 0.00 0.0
1997 7 -12 0.00 0.0
1996 44 25 0.05 0.0
1995 36 26 0.06 0.0
1994 12 -10 0.00 0.0
1993 29 1 0.00 0.0
1992 38 14 0.00 0.0
1991 28 20 0.00 0.0
1990 58 30 0.43 0.0
1989 50 24 0.00 0.0
1988 37 27 0.00 0.0
1987 25 14 0.01 0.0
1986 45 29 0.00 0.0
1985 30 9 0.00 0.0
1984 12 -5 0.00 0.0
1983 27 13 0.00 0.0
1982 16 -15 0.05 0.5
1981 43 1 0.00 0.0
1980 33 23 0.04 0.5
1979 22 -1 0.00 0.0
1978 16 -11 0.00 0.0
1977 5 -18 0.00 0.0
1976 22 -1 0.00 0.0
1975 30 4 0.00 0.0
1974 38 25 0.00 0.0
1973 46 39 0.00 0.0
1972 44 24 0.00 0.0
1971 15 6 0.00 0.1
1970 2 -6 0.02 0.5
1969 31 22 0.11 1.5
1968 43 16 0.00 0.0
1967 13 -10 0.00 0.0
1966 9 -7 0.00 0.0
1965 32 -1 0.00 0.0
1964 47 23 0.00 0.0
1963 19 -11 0.00 0.0
1962 7 -9 0.00 0.0
1961 47 32 0.00 0.0
1960 23 6 0.04 0.8
1959 9 -8 0.00 0.0
1958 32 30 0.00 0.0
1957 21 2 0.04 0.5
1956 14 5 0.06 0.8
1955 27 10 0.00 0.0
1954 5 -14 0.00 0.0
1953 23 5 0.00 0.0
1952 38 25 0.00 0.0
1951 46 25 0.00 0.0
1950 42 10 0.00 0.0
1949 19 3 0.00 0.0
1948 16 -9 0.00 0.0
1947 45 14 0.00 0.0
1946 37 15 0.00 0.0
1945 27 15 0.14 n/a
1944 47 15 0.00 0.0
1943 9 -11 0.00 0.0
1942 38 26 0.00 0.0
1941 32 9 0.13 n/a
1940 7 -6 0.00 0.0
1939 31 16 0.11 n/a
1938 30 24 0.00 0.0
1937 27 9 0.00 0.0
1936 19 16 0.15 n/a
1935 31 10 0.00 0.0
1934 35 13 0.00 0.0
1933 23 11 0.00 0.0
1932 34 19 0.12 0.0
1931 37 13 0.00 0.0
1930 -6 -19 0.04 0.5
1929 23 9 0.00 0.0
1928 38 27 0.00 0.0
1927 32 11 0.00 0.0
1926 38 17 0.00 0.0
1925 27 -8 0.00 0.0
1924 12 -9 0.00 0.0
1923 45 21 0.00 0.0
1922 29 17 0.00 0.0
1921 25 -5 0.00 0.0
1920 14 1 0.00 0.0
1919 46 27 0.00 0.0
1918 15 4 0.00 0.0
1917 35 5 0.00 0.0
1916 16 -9 0.00 0.0
1915 28 1 0.00 0.0
1914 40 20 0.00 0.0
1913 46 16 0.00 0.0
1912 23 15 0.00 0.0
1911 19 10 0.50 5.0
1910 34 27 0.00 0.0
1909 29 21 0.00 0.0
1908 40 21 0.00 0.0
1907 29 24 0.00 0.0
1906 39 7 0.00 0.0
1905 28 -15 0.00 0.0
1904 29 11 0.00 0.0
1903 32 22 0.00 0.0
1902 49 20 0.00 0.0
1901 29 8 0.00 0.0
1900 33 30 0.05 0.5
1899 n/a 3 0.00 0.0
1898 32 11 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 19 0.03 0.0
1896 32 10 n/a n/a
1895 38 14 0.00 0.0
1894 52 31 0.00 0.0
1893 19 -21 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/17?
For the date of Jan 17, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 58 °F which happened in 1990.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 58 °F 1990
2 52 °F 1894
3 50 °F 1989
4 49 °F 1902
5 47 °F 1964
5 47 °F 1944
5 47 °F 1961
8 46 °F 1951
8 46 °F 1973
8 46 °F 1919
8 46 °F 1913
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/17?
For the date of Jan 17, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -21 °F which happened in 1893.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1893
2 -19 °F 1930
3 -18 °F 1977
4 -17 °F 2005
5 -15 °F 1982
5 -15 °F 1905
7 -14 °F 1954
8 -12 °F 1997
9 -11 °F 1978
9 -11 °F 1943
9 -11 °F 1963
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -6 °F 1930
2 -1 °F 2016
3 2 °F 1970
4 5 °F 1977
4 5 °F 1954
6 7 °F 1962
6 7 °F 1940
6 7 °F 2005
6 7 °F 1997
10 9 °F 1959
10 9 °F 1966
10 9 °F 1943
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/17?
For the date of Jan 17, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.50 inches which happened in 1911.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.50 inches 1911
2 0.43 inches 1990
3 0.15 inches 1936
4 0.14 inches 1945
5 0.13 inches 1941
6 0.12 inches 1932
7 0.11 inches 1969
7 0.11 inches 1939
9 0.09 inches 1999
10 0.08 inches 2011
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location