Ames January 4 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 4.
January 4 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 52 °F 2019
Lowest temperature -26 °F 1999
Lowest daily high -3 °F 1942
Highest daily low 35 °F 2007
Most precipitation 0.80 inches 1971
January 4 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.6 °F
Average low 12.4 °F
Chance precipitation 19.4%
Ames January 4 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 40 21 0.00 0.0
2023 31 27 0.02 n/a
2022 38 16 0.00 n/a
2021 39 22 0.00 n/a
2020 30 21 n/a n/a
2019 52 25 0.00 n/a
2018 8 -5 0.00 n/a
2017 12 3 0.00 n/a
2016 25 18 0.00 n/a
2015 n/a 0 0.05 n/a
2014 33 6 0.00 n/a
2013 30 7 0.00 n/a
2012 45 23 0.00 0.0
2011 27 7 0.00 n/a
2010 3 -12 0.00 n/a
2009 23 6 0.00 n/a
2008 34 23 0.05 n/a
2007 49 35 0.00 n/a
2006 40 32 0.00 n/a
2005 22 17 0.09 n/a
2004 19 11 0.01 n/a
2003 45 22 0.00 n/a
2002 42 19 0.00 n/a
2001 41 18 0.00 n/a
2000 n/a n/a n/a n/a
1999 -2 -26 0.00 n/a
1998 31 17 0.26 0.0
1997 42 33 0.17 0.0
1996 20 15 0.06 1.5
1995 3 -8 0.00 0.0
1994 18 10 0.00 0.0
1993 31 8 n/a 0.8
1992 34 26 0.00 0.0
1991 16 -3 0.00 0.0
1990 40 20 0.00 0.0
1989 45 12 0.00 0.0
1988 17 -6 0.00 0.0
1987 42 30 0.00 0.0
1986 31 10 0.04 1.3
1985 37 9 0.00 0.0
1984 39 24 0.00 0.0
1983 33 23 0.00 0.0
1982 12 2 0.08 2.5
1981 14 2 0.00 0.0
1980 29 23 0.01 0.1
1979 5 -9 0.00 0.0
1978 22 13 0.00 0.0
1977 23 2 0.00 0.0
1976 13 -8 0.00 0.0
1975 29 6 0.00 0.0
1974 15 -13 0.00 0.0
1973 27 -1 0.00 0.0
1972 8 -3 0.00 0.0
1971 21 3 0.80 9.0
1970 16 0 0.00 0.0
1969 5 -15 0.00 0.0
1968 4 -10 0.00 0.0
1967 31 12 0.04 1.7
1966 44 27 0.00 0.0
1965 40 21 0.00 0.0
1964 49 25 0.00 0.0
1963 29 25 0.00 0.0
1962 36 17 0.00 0.0
1961 42 11 0.00 0.0
1960 19 -5 0.00 0.0
1959 6 -16 0.00 0.0
1958 22 0 0.00 0.0
1957 31 14 0.00 0.0
1956 46 15 0.00 0.0
1955 36 24 0.00 0.0
1954 34 19 0.00 0.0
1953 31 3 0.00 0.0
1952 27 13 0.18 3.0
1951 28 8 0.00 0.0
1950 3 -9 0.00 0.0
1949 38 25 0.30 0.0
1948 38 25 0.00 0.0
1947 10 -21 0.00 0.0
1946 41 25 n/a 0.0
1945 24 -8 0.00 0.0
1944 31 26 0.00 0.0
1943 13 -2 0.00 0.0
1942 -3 -25 0.00 0.0
1941 15 3 0.00 0.0
1940 12 -10 0.00 0.0
1939 44 31 0.13 0.0
1938 40 17 0.00 0.0
1937 37 8 0.00 0.0
1936 30 4 0.00 0.0
1935 33 3 0.00 0.0
1934 33 27 0.64 n/a
1933 40 25 0.00 0.0
1932 29 14 0.00 0.0
1931 41 23 0.00 0.0
1930 51 23 0.00 0.0
1929 27 4 0.00 0.0
1928 32 10 0.00 0.0
1927 42 35 0.00 0.0
1926 39 33 0.00 0.0
1925 36 13 0.00 0.0
1924 2 -15 0.00 0.0
1923 35 20 0.00 0.0
1922 33 4 0.00 0.0
1921 52 32 0.00 0.0
1920 13 -5 0.00 0.0
1919 7 -14 0.02 n/a
1918 40 14 0.00 0.0
1917 29 16 0.00 0.0
1916 52 31 0.00 0.0
1915 38 11 0.00 0.0
1914 28 19 0.00 0.0
1913 25 14 0.00 0.0
1912 4 -12 0.00 0.0
1911 19 n/a 0.00 0.0
1910 9 -7 0.60 6.0
1909 45 n/a 0.00 0.0
1908 40 23 0.00 0.0
1907 43 10 0.00 0.0
1906 27 n/a 0.02 n/a
1905 32 8 0.00 0.0
1904 21 0 0.00 0.0
1903 33 21 0.01 1.0
1902 30 2 0.00 0.0
1901 26 16 0.00 0.0
1900 40 25 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 8 0.00 0.0
1898 41 23 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 4 0.03 0.0
1896 3 -9 n/a n/a
1895 9 -8 0.00 0.0
1894 22 12 0.00 0.0
1893 23 5 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/4?
For the date of Jan 4, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 52 °F which has happened 3 times, most recently in 2019.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 52 °F 2019
1 52 °F 1921
1 52 °F 1916
4 51 °F 1930
5 49 °F 2007
5 49 °F 1964
7 46 °F 1956
8 45 °F 1909
8 45 °F 2012
8 45 °F 1989
8 45 °F 2003
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/4?
For the date of Jan 4, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -26 °F which happened in 1999.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 -26 °F 1999
2 -25 °F 1942
3 -21 °F 1947
4 -16 °F 1959
5 -15 °F 1924
5 -15 °F 1969
7 -14 °F 1919
8 -13 °F 1974
9 -12 °F 2010
9 -12 °F 1912
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 -3 °F 1942
2 -2 °F 1999
3 2 °F 1924
4 3 °F 1995
4 3 °F 1896
4 3 °F 2010
4 3 °F 1950
8 4 °F 1912
8 4 °F 1968
10 5 °F 1979
10 5 °F 1969
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/4?
For the date of Jan 4, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.80 inches which happened in 1971.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.80 inches 1971
2 0.64 inches 1934
3 0.60 inches 1910
4 0.30 inches 1949
5 0.26 inches 1998
6 0.18 inches 1952
7 0.17 inches 1997
8 0.13 inches 1939
9 0.09 inches 2005
10 0.08 inches 1982
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location