Ames January 6 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 6.
January 6 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 53 °F 1921
Lowest temperature -23 °F 1910
Lowest daily high -11 °F 1912
Highest daily low 31 °F 1998
Most precipitation 0.33 inches 1989
January 6 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.1 °F
Average low 11.8 °F
Chance precipitation 19.7%
Ames January 6 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 35 29 0.00 0.0
2023 33 14 0.00 n/a
2022 6 -4 0.00 0.0
2021 35 28 0.00 n/a
2020 39 20 0.00 n/a
2019 42 30 0.01 n/a
2018 15 -13 0.00 n/a
2017 14 -3 0.00 n/a
2016 33 22 0.06 n/a
2015 11 -8 0.00 n/a
2014 -4 -15 0.00 n/a
2013 24 11 0.00 n/a
2012 50 27 0.00 0.0
2011 30 25 0.01 n/a
2010 11 -2 0.16 n/a
2009 32 11 0.00 n/a
2008 38 29 0.01 n/a
2007 42 28 0.00 n/a
2006 33 22 0.00 n/a
2005 13 -8 0.00 n/a
2004 18 -3 0.00 n/a
2003 34 16 0.00 n/a
2002 32 11 0.00 n/a
2001 41 14 0.00 n/a
2000 37 23 0.00 n/a
1999 23 -4 0.03 n/a
1998 33 31 0.00 0.0
1997 21 5 0.00 0.0
1996 15 -10 0.00 0.0
1995 26 19 0.18 6.2
1994 22 4 0.00 0.0
1993 17 6 0.00 0.0
1992 32 31 0.00 0.0
1991 12 -5 0.00 0.0
1990 40 14 0.00 0.0
1989 32 28 0.33 1.3
1988 -2 -16 0.00 0.0
1987 36 29 0.07 0.0
1986 21 -2 0.00 0.0
1985 43 29 0.00 0.0
1984 39 30 0.00 0.0
1983 42 29 0.00 0.0
1982 15 0 0.06 1.3
1981 33 22 0.00 0.2
1980 32 15 0.07 1.8
1979 14 -10 0.00 0.0
1978 34 26 0.00 0.0
1977 21 0 0.00 0.0
1976 33 4 0.00 0.0
1975 33 15 0.03 0.4
1974 9 -6 0.01 2.0
1973 0 -13 0.00 0.0
1972 37 8 0.00 0.0
1971 1 -17 0.00 0.0
1970 -2 -15 0.00 0.0
1969 37 10 0.10 1.0
1968 7 -10 0.02 1.1
1967 38 18 0.01 0.0
1966 29 5 0.00 0.0
1965 38 23 0.00 0.0
1964 39 25 0.00 0.0
1963 31 19 0.00 0.0
1962 19 3 0.00 0.0
1961 49 27 0.00 0.0
1960 34 4 0.00 0.0
1959 29 2 0.00 0.0
1958 34 15 0.00 0.0
1957 33 17 0.03 0.0
1956 45 11 0.00 0.0
1955 35 16 0.00 0.0
1954 34 15 0.00 0.0
1953 16 -5 0.15 2.4
1952 16 -7 0.00 0.0
1951 8 -6 0.00 0.0
1950 29 2 0.00 0.0
1949 41 17 0.00 0.0
1948 46 19 0.00 0.0
1947 32 0 0.00 0.0
1946 35 26 0.00 0.0
1945 18 7 0.00 0.0
1944 23 9 0.00 0.0
1943 33 22 0.02 0.0
1942 4 -22 0.00 0.0
1941 19 9 0.13 n/a
1940 17 -5 0.00 0.0
1939 44 26 0.00 0.0
1938 25 7 0.00 0.0
1937 33 14 0.00 0.0
1936 24 14 0.02 n/a
1935 44 24 0.00 0.0
1934 37 27 0.00 0.0
1933 52 28 0.00 0.0
1932 29 18 0.03 0.2
1931 33 22 0.00 0.0
1930 46 11 0.02 n/a
1929 21 -5 0.00 0.0
1928 48 25 0.00 0.0
1927 35 29 0.00 0.0
1926 35 23 0.00 0.0
1925 40 14 0.00 0.0
1924 24 -18 0.00 0.0
1923 21 -2 0.10 2.0
1922 17 -12 0.00 0.0
1921 53 30 0.00 0.0
1920 31 27 0.04 n/a
1919 29 2 0.01 0.0
1918 27 13 0.01 0.0
1917 41 13 0.00 0.0
1916 18 -2 0.00 0.0
1915 39 26 0.10 0.0
1914 35 25 0.00 0.0
1913 4 -1 0.00 0.0
1912 -11 -18 0.00 0.0
1911 30 -6 0.00 0.0
1910 1 -23 0.00 0.0
1909 n/a n/a 0.18 1.7
1908 45 22 0.00 0.0
1907 36 20 0.00 0.0
1906 33 17 0.00 0.0
1905 36 6 0.00 0.0
1904 37 12 0.00 0.0
1903 45 9 0.00 0.0
1902 49 24 0.00 0.0
1901 34 20 0.00 0.0
1900 42 20 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a -4 0.00 0.0
1898 35 21 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 2 0.00 0.0
1896 32 10 n/a n/a
1895 31 -1 0.00 0.0
1894 18 -13 0.00 0.0
1893 17 -8 0.01 n/a
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/6?
For the date of Jan 6, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 53 °F which happened in 1921.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 53 °F 1921
2 52 °F 1933
3 50 °F 2012
4 49 °F 1902
4 49 °F 1961
6 48 °F 1928
7 46 °F 1948
7 46 °F 1930
9 45 °F 1956
9 45 °F 1903
9 45 °F 1908
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/6?
For the date of Jan 6, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -23 °F which happened in 1910.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 -23 °F 1910
2 -22 °F 1942
3 -18 °F 1924
3 -18 °F 1912
5 -17 °F 1971
6 -16 °F 1988
7 -15 °F 1970
7 -15 °F 2014
9 -13 °F 1973
9 -13 °F 2018
9 -13 °F 1894
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 6
Rank Temperature Year
1 -11 °F 1912
2 -4 °F 2014
3 -2 °F 1988
3 -2 °F 1970
5 0 °F 1973
6 1 °F 1910
6 1 °F 1971
8 4 °F 1913
8 4 °F 1942
10 6 °F 2022
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/6?
For the date of Jan 6, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.33 inches which happened in 1989.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 6
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.33 inches 1989
2 0.18 inches 1909
2 0.18 inches 1995
4 0.16 inches 2010
5 0.15 inches 1953
6 0.13 inches 1941
7 0.10 inches 1923
7 0.10 inches 1969
7 0.10 inches 1915
10 0.07 inches 1980
10 0.07 inches 1987
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location