Ames January 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 5.
January 5 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 63 °F 2012
Lowest temperature -26 °F 1924
Lowest daily high -7 °F 1912
Highest daily low 34 °F 1946
Most precipitation 1.01 inches 1932
January 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.3 °F
Average low 12.1 °F
Chance precipitation 19.6%
Ames January 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 37 22 0.00 0.0
2023 30 18 0.00 n/a
2022 16 3 0.00 n/a
2021 35 9 0.00 n/a
2020 42 26 0.00 n/a
2019 52 28 0.00 n/a
2018 8 -4 0.00 n/a
2017 11 1 0.00 n/a
2016 33 15 0.00 n/a
2015 9 -9 0.27 n/a
2014 6 -12 0.00 n/a
2013 36 9 0.00 n/a
2012 63 27 0.00 0.0
2011 39 12 0.00 n/a
2010 9 -9 0.00 n/a
2009 31 9 0.03 n/a
2008 40 23 0.00 n/a
2007 43 33 0.00 n/a
2006 32 24 0.00 n/a
2005 17 13 0.10 n/a
2004 11 -4 0.00 n/a
2003 36 28 0.00 n/a
2002 43 20 0.00 n/a
2001 35 16 0.01 n/a
2000 35 8 0.00 n/a
1999 22 -25 0.00 n/a
1998 32 30 0.11 0.0
1997 33 14 0.00 0.4
1996 15 -2 0.00 0.0
1995 22 -9 0.00 0.0
1994 18 8 0.00 0.0
1993 16 0 0.00 0.0
1992 31 29 0.03 n/a
1991 16 12 0.49 7.2
1990 44 13 0.00 0.0
1989 40 29 0.29 0.0
1988 -2 -13 0.00 0.0
1987 35 26 0.00 0.0
1986 27 4 0.00 0.0
1985 38 17 0.00 0.0
1984 42 23 0.00 0.0
1983 32 23 0.00 0.0
1982 26 1 0.00 0.0
1981 34 4 0.00 0.0
1980 29 22 0.05 0.9
1979 2 -13 0.00 0.0
1978 30 15 0.00 0.0
1977 18 -4 0.00 0.0
1976 36 8 0.00 0.0
1975 33 9 0.00 0.0
1974 13 2 0.00 0.0
1973 2 -11 0.00 0.0
1972 20 -3 0.00 0.0
1971 5 -10 0.00 0.0
1970 7 -14 0.00 0.0
1969 26 -11 0.14 2.0
1968 25 -6 0.00 0.0
1967 20 10 0.00 0.0
1966 43 24 0.00 0.0
1965 39 17 0.00 0.0
1964 39 28 0.00 0.0
1963 29 24 0.00 0.0
1962 34 4 0.00 0.0
1961 44 19 0.00 0.0
1960 18 -8 0.00 0.0
1959 13 -16 0.00 0.0
1958 39 19 0.00 0.0
1957 28 14 0.00 0.0
1956 63 20 0.00 0.0
1955 35 29 0.10 0.0
1954 44 14 0.00 0.0
1953 28 -2 0.00 0.0
1952 26 4 0.00 0.0
1951 19 7 0.00 0.0
1950 16 -6 0.00 0.0
1949 25 10 0.00 0.0
1948 41 25 0.00 0.0
1947 28 6 0.00 0.0
1946 41 34 0.87 0.0
1945 18 5 0.00 0.0
1944 31 17 0.09 n/a
1943 32 -2 0.00 0.0
1942 -4 -25 0.00 0.0
1941 17 1 0.00 0.0
1940 10 -12 0.00 0.0
1939 40 30 0.00 0.0
1938 37 16 0.00 0.0
1937 26 2 0.00 0.0
1936 20 5 0.03 n/a
1935 45 26 0.00 0.0
1934 35 31 0.16 n/a
1933 47 28 0.00 0.0
1932 31 28 1.01 n/a
1931 38 22 0.00 0.0
1930 50 34 0.00 0.0
1929 26 6 0.37 n/a
1928 45 12 0.00 0.0
1927 45 31 0.00 0.0
1926 36 30 0.00 0.0
1925 33 16 0.00 0.0
1924 2 -26 0.00 0.0
1923 23 10 0.05 0.5
1922 5 -4 0.00 0.0
1921 47 27 0.00 0.0
1920 27 3 0.00 0.0
1919 7 -13 0.00 0.0
1918 30 23 0.01 n/a
1917 30 8 0.00 0.0
1916 46 -1 0.00 0.0
1915 39 28 0.33 0.0
1914 30 24 0.00 0.0
1913 20 1 0.25 n/a
1912 -7 -20 0.00 0.0
1911 25 -1 0.00 0.0
1910 13 -7 0.00 0.0
1909 16 n/a 0.50 n/a
1908 40 14 0.00 0.0
1907 47 26 0.00 0.0
1906 37 14 0.00 0.0
1905 43 1 0.00 n/a
1904 31 6 0.00 0.0
1903 31 6 0.00 0.0
1902 41 19 0.00 0.0
1901 32 19 0.00 0.0
1900 36 24 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 2 0.00 0.0
1898 35 9 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 0 0.00 0.0
1896 13 -1 n/a n/a
1895 22 -2 0.00 0.0
1894 17 2 0.12 3.0
1893 8 -8 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/5?
For the date of Jan 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 63 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2012.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 2012
1 63 °F 1956
3 52 °F 2019
4 50 °F 1930
5 47 °F 1921
5 47 °F 1907
5 47 °F 1933
8 46 °F 1916
9 45 °F 1935
9 45 °F 1928
9 45 °F 1927
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/5?
For the date of Jan 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -26 °F which happened in 1924.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -26 °F 1924
2 -25 °F 1942
2 -25 °F 1999
4 -20 °F 1912
5 -16 °F 1959
6 -14 °F 1970
7 -13 °F 1979
7 -13 °F 1919
7 -13 °F 1988
10 -12 °F 1940
10 -12 °F 2014
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -7 °F 1912
2 -4 °F 1942
3 -2 °F 1988
4 2 °F 1924
4 2 °F 1979
4 2 °F 1973
7 5 °F 1971
7 5 °F 1922
9 6 °F 2014
10 7 °F 1970
10 7 °F 1919
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/5?
For the date of Jan 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.01 inches which happened in 1932.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.01 inches 1932
2 0.87 inches 1946
3 0.50 inches 1909
4 0.49 inches 1991
5 0.37 inches 1929
6 0.33 inches 1915
7 0.29 inches 1989
8 0.27 inches 2015
9 0.25 inches 1913
10 0.16 inches 1934
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location