Ames January 31 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 31.
January 31 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 59 °F 1989
Lowest temperature -26 °F 1918
Lowest daily high -1 °F 1996
Highest daily low 36 °F 1989
Most precipitation 0.64 inches 2015
January 31 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.5 °F
Average low 11.8 °F
Chance precipitation 19.1%
Ames January 31 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 54 31 0.00 0.0
2023 18 -10 0.00 0.0
2022 36 13 0.00 0.0
2021 32 26 n/a n/a
2020 35 27 n/a n/a
2019 3 -24 n/a n/a
2018 39 30 0.00 n/a
2017 41 34 0.00 n/a
2016 41 31 0.00 n/a
2015 38 24 0.64 n/a
2014 18 5 0.00 n/a
2013 13 -2 0.00 n/a
2012 57 32 0.00 0.0
2011 25 17 0.09 n/a
2010 17 5 0.00 n/a
2009 41 15 0.00 n/a
2008 23 8 0.00 n/a
2007 22 -9 0.00 n/a
2006 55 25 0.00 n/a
2005 35 30 0.00 n/a
2004 12 -8 0.00 n/a
2003 37 32 0.00 n/a
2002 28 24 0.14 n/a
2001 30 19 0.00 n/a
2000 28 1 0.00 n/a
1999 36 30 0.00 n/a
1998 44 23 0.00 0.0
1997 44 25 0.00 0.0
1996 -1 -24 0.00 0.0
1995 39 18 0.00 0.0
1994 3 -19 0.00 0.0
1993 38 25 0.00 0.0
1992 40 30 0.00 0.0
1991 28 -4 0.00 0.0
1990 52 13 0.00 0.0
1989 59 36 0.00 0.0
1988 46 15 0.00 0.0
1987 53 22 0.00 0.0
1986 32 21 0.00 0.0
1985 4 -16 0.00 0.0
1984 32 8 0.00 0.0
1983 24 11 0.00 0.0
1982 18 -9 0.00 0.0
1981 31 14 0.00 0.0
1980 9 -8 0.00 0.0
1979 5 -11 0.00 0.0
1978 15 -7 0.00 0.0
1977 23 -3 0.00 0.0
1976 45 15 0.00 0.0
1975 26 10 0.00 0.0
1974 45 5 0.00 0.0
1973 39 21 0.00 0.0
1972 27 2 0.00 0.0
1971 10 -3 0.00 0.0
1970 42 24 0.00 0.0
1969 21 1 0.00 0.0
1968 42 31 0.00 0.0
1967 37 26 0.00 0.0
1966 19 -5 0.00 0.0
1965 12 -9 0.00 0.0
1964 50 29 0.00 0.0
1963 14 -11 0.00 0.0
1962 35 -2 0.00 0.0
1961 50 7 0.00 0.0
1960 39 18 0.00 0.0
1959 10 2 0.00 0.0
1958 24 13 0.08 1.6
1957 26 14 0.00 0.0
1956 19 0 0.00 0.0
1955 39 8 0.00 0.0
1954 47 12 0.00 0.0
1953 32 12 0.00 0.0
1952 50 28 0.00 0.0
1951 8 4 0.05 0.5
1950 15 -16 0.01 0.5
1949 23 -8 0.00 0.0
1948 31 8 0.00 0.0
1947 21 -6 0.00 0.0
1946 17 0 0.02 0.3
1945 11 -5 0.00 0.0
1944 35 25 0.00 0.0
1943 22 12 0.04 n/a
1942 29 16 0.00 0.0
1941 35 5 0.00 0.0
1940 37 10 0.00 n/a
1939 36 16 0.00 0.0
1938 12 -11 0.00 0.0
1937 10 -11 0.00 0.0
1936 4 -20 0.00 0.0
1935 29 27 0.00 0.0
1934 45 25 0.00 0.0
1933 43 28 0.08 0.0
1932 4 -9 0.00 0.0
1931 43 27 0.00 0.0
1930 29 -1 0.00 0.0
1929 14 -8 0.00 0.0
1928 40 9 0.00 0.0
1927 44 20 0.00 0.0
1926 44 36 0.00 0.0
1925 40 9 0.00 0.0
1924 43 32 0.00 0.0
1923 36 23 0.00 0.0
1922 36 20 0.00 0.0
1921 33 16 0.00 0.0
1920 28 15 0.00 0.0
1919 43 26 0.00 0.0
1918 6 -26 0.00 0.0
1917 20 -3 0.00 1.1
1916 10 -3 0.00 0.0
1915 33 22 0.01 0.0
1914 36 20 0.00 0.0
1913 23 -4 0.00 0.0
1912 36 -2 0.01 0.0
1911 49 22 0.00 0.0
1910 29 1 0.00 0.0
1909 11 2 0.00 0.0
1908 21 10 0.50 n/a
1907 25 12 0.12 n/a
1906 43 10 0.00 0.0
1905 11 -18 0.00 0.0
1904 22 6 0.00 0.0
1903 48 23 0.00 0.0
1902 19 -8 0.00 0.0
1901 24 14 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a -11 0.00 0.0
1899 11 -9 0.00 0.0
1898 16 4 0.00 0.0
1897 31 20 0.00 0.0
1896 44 26 n/a n/a
1895 21 8 0.00 0.0
1894 22 2 0.00 0.0
1893 29 -8 0.01 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/31?
For the date of Jan 31, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 59 °F which happened in 1989.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 59 °F 1989
2 57 °F 2012
3 55 °F 2006
4 54 °F 2024
5 53 °F 1987
6 52 °F 1990
7 50 °F 1952
7 50 °F 1964
7 50 °F 1961
10 49 °F 1911
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/31?
For the date of Jan 31, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -26 °F which happened in 1918.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 -26 °F 1918
2 -24 °F 2019
2 -24 °F 1996
4 -20 °F 1936
5 -19 °F 1994
6 -18 °F 1905
7 -16 °F 1985
7 -16 °F 1950
9 -11 °F 1979
9 -11 °F 1938
9 -11 °F 1900
9 -11 °F 1937
9 -11 °F 1963
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 1996
2 3 °F 1994
2 3 °F 2019
4 4 °F 1936
4 4 °F 1985
4 4 °F 1932
7 5 °F 1979
8 6 °F 1918
9 8 °F 1951
10 9 °F 1980
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/31?
For the date of Jan 31, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.64 inches which happened in 2015.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 31
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.64 inches 2015
2 0.50 inches 1908
3 0.14 inches 2002
4 0.12 inches 1907
5 0.09 inches 2011
6 0.08 inches 1958
6 0.08 inches 1933
8 0.05 inches 1951
9 0.04 inches 1943
10 0.02 inches 1946
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location