Ames January 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 2.
January 2 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 53 °F 1998
Lowest temperature -22 °F 2018
Lowest daily high -1 °F 1924
Highest daily low 35 °F 1997
Most precipitation 1.18 inches 1966
January 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.9 °F
Average low 13.0 °F
Chance precipitation 19.2%
Ames January 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 41 21 0.00 0.0
2023 39 30 0.68 n/a
2022 11 -6 0.00 n/a
2021 23 5 0.00 n/a
2020 46 28 0.00 n/a
2019 33 15 0.00 n/a
2018 20 -22 0.00 n/a
2017 35 32 0.12 n/a
2016 30 8 0.00 n/a
2015 31 14 0.00 n/a
2014 6 -13 0.00 n/a
2013 30 -2 0.00 n/a
2012 26 10 0.00 0.0
2011 31 6 0.00 n/a
2010 0 -18 0.00 n/a
2009 31 15 0.00 n/a
2008 14 1 0.00 n/a
2007 38 16 0.00 n/a
2006 35 33 0.13 n/a
2005 33 23 0.00 n/a
2004 48 25 0.00 n/a
2003 32 13 0.00 n/a
2002 24 5 0.00 n/a
2001 22 -11 0.00 n/a
2000 37 31 0.00 n/a
1999 17 13 0.00 n/a
1998 53 31 0.00 0.0
1997 44 35 0.00 0.0
1996 31 19 0.00 0.5
1995 18 3 0.00 0.0
1994 27 16 0.29 6.0
1993 29 8 0.00 0.0
1992 33 30 0.00 0.0
1991 20 0 0.00 0.0
1990 46 15 0.00 0.0
1989 24 6 0.00 0.0
1988 28 0 0.00 0.0
1987 34 20 0.00 0.0
1986 33 20 0.00 0.0
1985 17 -5 0.00 0.0
1984 27 13 0.00 0.2
1983 28 19 0.00 0.0
1982 31 10 0.19 3.8
1981 35 10 0.00 0.0
1980 28 23 0.00 0.0
1979 0 -13 0.00 0.0
1978 16 -3 0.00 0.0
1977 17 0 0.00 0.3
1976 33 18 0.00 0.0
1975 30 18 0.21 4.5
1974 10 -6 0.01 0.2
1973 37 12 0.00 0.0
1972 33 7 0.00 0.0
1971 34 23 0.00 0.0
1970 15 3 0.02 0.6
1969 19 -1 0.00 0.0
1968 17 2 0.00 0.0
1967 32 17 0.00 0.2
1966 38 22 1.18 0.1
1965 34 17 0.05 0.0
1964 50 27 0.00 0.0
1963 26 23 0.00 0.0
1962 36 14 0.00 0.0
1961 25 9 0.07 1.4
1960 37 24 0.02 0.0
1959 23 2 0.07 1.0
1958 13 1 0.00 0.0
1957 30 6 0.00 0.0
1956 38 28 0.00 0.0
1955 35 16 0.00 0.0
1954 39 27 0.00 0.0
1953 28 20 0.00 0.0
1952 19 1 0.00 0.0
1951 26 16 0.20 2.0
1950 45 30 0.04 0.0
1949 31 20 0.00 0.0
1948 33 8 0.00 0.0
1947 17 4 n/a n/a
1946 33 9 0.00 0.0
1945 15 -15 0.00 0.0
1944 43 17 0.00 0.0
1943 30 26 0.00 0.0
1942 8 -11 0.39 4.0
1941 37 25 0.23 0.0
1940 7 -7 0.00 0.0
1939 49 28 0.00 0.0
1938 27 5 0.00 0.0
1937 33 5 0.33 n/a
1936 34 30 0.21 n/a
1935 38 22 0.00 0.0
1934 26 15 0.12 n/a
1933 43 21 0.00 0.0
1932 29 13 0.00 0.0
1931 48 31 0.00 0.0
1930 40 19 0.08 n/a
1929 26 4 0.00 0.0
1928 7 -12 0.00 0.0
1927 44 32 0.00 0.0
1926 36 14 0.00 0.0
1925 25 20 0.00 0.0
1924 -1 -4 0.09 2.0
1923 30 13 0.10 n/a
1922 42 18 0.00 0.0
1921 46 24 0.00 0.0
1920 9 -5 0.00 0.0
1919 3 -13 0.00 0.0
1918 41 11 0.00 0.0
1917 39 4 0.00 0.0
1916 34 19 0.00 0.0
1915 n/a -5 0.00 0.0
1914 38 20 0.05 0.0
1913 38 17 0.00 0.0
1912 1 -18 0.00 0.0
1911 6 -6 0.00 0.0
1910 29 11 0.00 0.0
1909 40 13 0.00 0.0
1908 37 13 0.00 0.0
1907 39 18 0.13 0.2
1906 33 27 0.30 n/a
1905 41 19 0.00 0.0
1904 14 2 0.01 0.0
1903 37 27 0.08 0.0
1902 n/a 17 0.00 0.0
1901 20 -4 0.00 0.0
1900 22 3 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 19 0.00 0.0
1898 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 20 0.10 0.0
1896 8 -11 n/a n/a
1895 31 3 0.00 0.0
1894 41 17 0.00 0.0
1893 26 1 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 53 °F which happened in 1998.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 53 °F 1998
2 50 °F 1964
3 49 °F 1939
4 48 °F 1931
4 48 °F 2004
6 46 °F 1921
6 46 °F 1990
6 46 °F 2020
9 45 °F 1950
10 44 °F 1997
10 44 °F 1927
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -22 °F which happened in 2018.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 2018
2 -18 °F 1912
2 -18 °F 2010
4 -15 °F 1945
5 -13 °F 2014
5 -13 °F 1919
5 -13 °F 1979
8 -12 °F 1928
9 -11 °F 2001
9 -11 °F 1896
9 -11 °F 1942
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 1924
2 0 °F 2010
2 0 °F 1979
4 1 °F 1912
5 3 °F 1919
6 6 °F 1911
6 6 °F 2014
8 7 °F 1928
8 7 °F 1940
10 8 °F 1896
10 8 °F 1942
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/2?
For the date of Jan 2, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.18 inches which happened in 1966.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.18 inches 1966
2 0.68 inches 2023
3 0.39 inches 1942
4 0.33 inches 1937
5 0.30 inches 1906
6 0.29 inches 1994
7 0.23 inches 1941
8 0.21 inches 1936
8 0.21 inches 1975
10 0.20 inches 1951
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location