Ames January 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of January 8.
January 8 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 64 °F 2003
Lowest temperature -23 °F 1942
Lowest daily high -4 °F 1970
Highest daily low 38 °F 1992
Most precipitation 0.73 inches 1937
January 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 29.1 °F
Average low 11.7 °F
Chance precipitation 19.6%
Ames January 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 36 26 0.16 n/a
2023 31 10 0.00 n/a
2022 31 9 0.00 0.0
2021 30 24 0.00 n/a
2020 27 11 0.00 n/a
2019 45 27 0.00 n/a
2018 42 17 0.00 n/a
2017 22 -2 0.00 n/a
2016 34 22 0.09 n/a
2015 24 -14 0.00 n/a
2014 14 -2 0.00 n/a
2013 40 17 0.00 n/a
2012 41 18 0.00 0.0
2011 16 -3 0.00 n/a
2010 4 -6 0.00 n/a
2009 23 6 0.00 n/a
2008 35 25 0.00 n/a
2007 43 25 0.00 n/a
2006 36 31 0.00 n/a
2005 24 -5 0.00 n/a
2004 29 14 0.01 n/a
2003 64 30 0.00 n/a
2002 64 21 0.00 n/a
2001 27 3 0.00 n/a
2000 47 25 0.00 n/a
1999 10 -5 0.04 n/a
1998 34 24 0.00 0.0
1997 37 15 0.00 0.0
1996 25 -4 0.00 0.0
1995 13 3 0.00 0.0
1994 9 -12 0.00 0.0
1993 18 -4 0.02 1.5
1992 44 38 0.52 0.0
1991 23 8 0.00 0.0
1990 50 24 0.00 0.0
1989 13 3 0.00 0.0
1988 10 -1 0.00 0.0
1987 34 25 0.00 0.0
1986 27 -7 0.00 0.0
1985 34 4 0.00 0.0
1984 35 22 0.00 0.0
1983 34 20 0.00 0.0
1982 17 -6 0.00 0.0
1981 24 5 0.00 0.0
1980 13 -2 0.00 0.0
1979 15 -12 0.00 0.0
1978 26 -5 0.00 0.0
1977 23 -8 0.00 0.0
1976 7 -13 0.00 0.0
1975 32 28 0.20 0.0
1974 14 0 0.04 2.0
1973 7 -2 0.00 0.0
1972 41 27 0.00 0.0
1971 24 -5 0.00 0.0
1970 -4 -17 0.00 0.0
1969 28 8 0.00 0.0
1968 18 -7 0.00 0.0
1967 12 -7 0.00 0.0
1966 23 -10 0.00 0.0
1965 42 11 0.00 0.0
1964 40 32 0.27 3.5
1963 56 27 0.00 0.0
1962 22 1 0.00 0.0
1961 28 8 0.00 0.0
1960 33 23 0.00 0.0
1959 27 15 0.00 0.0
1958 35 7 0.00 0.0
1957 36 25 0.00 0.0
1956 29 13 0.00 0.0
1955 38 23 0.00 0.0
1954 46 22 0.00 0.0
1953 29 18 0.00 0.0
1952 33 18 0.00 0.0
1951 25 -3 0.00 0.0
1950 44 15 0.00 0.0
1949 46 27 0.00 0.0
1948 52 29 0.00 0.0
1947 35 24 0.00 0.0
1946 28 19 0.00 0.0
1945 27 0 0.06 n/a
1944 18 -8 0.00 0.0
1943 22 16 0.00 0.0
1942 12 -23 0.00 0.0
1941 35 27 0.00 0.0
1940 20 6 0.00 0.0
1939 54 25 0.00 0.0
1938 12 -6 0.00 0.0
1937 0 -7 0.73 n/a
1936 29 11 0.22 n/a
1935 36 34 0.07 0.0
1934 20 9 0.00 0.0
1933 42 29 0.00 0.0
1932 18 5 0.00 0.0
1931 37 19 0.00 0.0
1930 15 6 0.00 0.0
1929 37 3 0.00 0.0
1928 40 29 0.00 0.0
1927 43 25 0.05 0.0
1926 28 14 0.00 0.0
1925 34 8 0.00 0.0
1924 41 17 0.00 0.0
1923 39 20 0.00 0.0
1922 32 20 0.00 0.0
1921 43 26 0.00 0.0
1920 15 6 0.00 0.0
1919 39 -2 0.00 0.0
1918 17 1 0.00 0.0
1917 41 11 0.00 0.0
1916 36 16 0.00 0.0
1915 23 11 0.00 0.0
1914 38 22 0.00 0.0
1913 12 -13 0.00 0.0
1912 8 -10 0.11 3.0
1911 48 11 0.00 0.0
1910 17 -11 0.00 0.0
1909 21 0 0.00 0.0
1908 32 14 0.00 0.0
1907 29 12 0.00 0.0
1906 8 -10 0.00 0.0
1905 29 -2 0.00 0.0
1904 42 23 0.00 0.0
1903 32 11 0.00 0.0
1902 n/a 30 0.00 0.0
1901 37 13 0.00 0.0
1900 41 23 0.00 0.0
1899 n/a 10 0.00 0.0
1898 37 14 0.00 0.0
1897 n/a 13 0.00 0.0
1896 39 18 n/a n/a
1895 n/a -12 0.00 0.0
1894 23 -11 0.00 0.0
1893 22 -8 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 1/8?
For the date of Jan 8, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 64 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2003.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 2002
1 64 °F 2003
3 56 °F 1963
4 54 °F 1939
5 52 °F 1948
6 50 °F 1990
7 48 °F 1911
8 47 °F 2000
9 46 °F 1949
9 46 °F 1954
What's the all-time low for Ames on 1/8?
For the date of Jan 8, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -23 °F which happened in 1942.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -23 °F 1942
2 -17 °F 1970
3 -14 °F 2015
4 -13 °F 1976
4 -13 °F 1913
6 -12 °F 1994
6 -12 °F 1895
6 -12 °F 1979
9 -11 °F 1894
9 -11 °F 1910
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -4 °F 1970
2 0 °F 1937
3 4 °F 2010
4 7 °F 1973
4 7 °F 1976
6 8 °F 1906
6 8 °F 1912
8 9 °F 1994
9 10 °F 1988
9 10 °F 1999
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 1/8?
For the date of Jan 8, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.73 inches which happened in 1937.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on January 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.73 inches 1937
2 0.52 inches 1992
3 0.27 inches 1964
4 0.22 inches 1936
5 0.20 inches 1975
6 0.16 inches 2024
7 0.11 inches 1912
8 0.09 inches 2016
9 0.07 inches 1935
10 0.06 inches 1945
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location