Ames March 4 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of March 4.
March 4 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 77 °F 1921
Lowest temperature -8 °F 2019
Lowest daily high 8 °F 2019
Highest daily low 47 °F 1983
Most precipitation 1.09 inches 1976
March 4 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 40.7 °F
Average low 22.0 °F
Chance precipitation 24.1%
Ames March 4 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 46 31 0.12 n/a
2023 50 25 0.00 n/a
2022 50 26 0.14 n/a
2021 49 26 0.00 n/a
2020 55 25 0.00 n/a
2019 8 -8 0.00 n/a
2018 58 38 0.00 n/a
2017 60 27 0.00 n/a
2016 46 28 0.00 n/a
2015 26 5 0.00 n/a
2014 24 4 0.00 n/a
2013 34 26 0.03 n/a
2012 27 13 0.13 n/a
2011 40 23 0.00 n/a
2010 35 6 0.00 n/a
2009 54 21 0.00 n/a
2008 28 11 0.00 n/a
2007 33 3 0.31 n/a
2006 43 22 0.13 n/a
2005 58 20 0.00 n/a
2004 40 35 0.71 n/a
2003 23 8 0.00 n/a
2002 34 -7 0.00 n/a
2001 28 19 0.00 n/a
2000 70 28 0.00 n/a
1999 47 23 0.00 n/a
1998 32 18 0.00 0.0
1997 37 24 0.00 0.0
1996 40 13 0.00 0.0
1995 33 19 0.00 0.0
1994 53 35 0.00 0.0
1993 35 29 0.00 0.0
1992 59 41 0.00 0.0
1991 47 23 0.00 0.0
1990 61 21 0.00 0.0
1989 32 12 0.22 0.0
1988 39 20 0.00 0.0
1987 64 32 0.00 0.0
1986 46 32 0.00 0.0
1985 41 24 0.50 0.0
1984 43 28 0.22 0.7
1983 71 47 0.00 0.0
1982 26 15 0.29 6.4
1981 40 31 0.20 0.0
1980 42 21 0.15 3.8
1979 33 25 0.10 1.0
1978 14 -7 0.00 0.0
1977 40 30 0.00 0.0
1976 32 21 1.09 2.0
1975 32 9 0.00 0.0
1974 53 36 0.34 0.0
1973 42 32 0.00 0.0
1972 36 2 0.00 0.1
1971 41 18 0.00 0.0
1970 41 23 0.00 0.0
1969 29 6 0.00 0.0
1968 63 23 0.00 0.0
1967 36 22 0.00 0.0
1966 48 17 0.00 0.3
1965 32 17 0.25 3.0
1964 52 29 0.00 0.0
1963 39 32 0.18 0.0
1962 27 6 0.19 2.5
1961 37 34 0.68 0.0
1960 10 -8 0.00 0.0
1959 32 22 0.04 0.6
1958 42 30 0.00 0.0
1957 41 29 0.00 0.0
1956 57 28 0.00 0.0
1955 38 29 0.00 0.0
1954 20 4 0.00 0.0
1953 31 10 0.02 0.0
1952 20 1 0.03 0.5
1951 42 10 0.00 0.0
1950 50 20 0.00 0.0
1949 54 34 0.00 0.0
1948 23 7 0.00 0.0
1947 35 18 0.00 0.0
1946 55 33 n/a 0.0
1945 37 23 0.00 0.0
1944 35 30 0.61 n/a
1943 40 18 0.00 0.0
1942 46 32 0.00 0.0
1941 29 14 0.00 0.0
1940 34 28 0.00 0.0
1939 37 31 0.00 0.0
1938 32 26 0.22 0.0
1937 39 29 0.26 0.0
1936 46 25 0.00 0.0
1935 56 32 0.16 0.0
1934 52 28 0.02 0.0
1933 45 23 0.00 0.0
1932 37 19 0.07 n/a
1931 39 17 0.00 0.0
1930 59 21 0.00 0.0
1929 33 26 0.00 0.0
1928 48 21 0.00 0.0
1927 51 27 0.00 0.0
1926 31 14 0.00 0.0
1925 46 27 0.00 0.0
1924 37 32 0.27 0.0
1923 35 10 0.13 0.0
1922 53 25 0.00 0.0
1921 77 30 0.00 0.0
1920 36 8 0.07 0.0
1919 37 11 0.00 0.0
1918 55 38 0.00 0.0
1917 15 -2 0.00 0.0
1916 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1915 31 24 0.30 n/a
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 47 11 0.00 0.0
1912 26 12 0.08 0.0
1911 40 20 0.00 0.0
1910 61 29 0.00 0.0
1909 41 21 0.00 0.0
1908 41 32 0.00 0.0
1907 37 27 0.00 0.0
1906 25 18 0.00 0.0
1905 58 32 0.00 0.0
1904 41 10 0.00 0.0
1903 39 34 0.08 0.4
1902 39 21 0.00 0.0
1901 36 13 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a 22 0.00 0.0
1899 32 15 0.00 0.0
1898 40 20 0.00 0.0
1897 33 7 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 29 6 0.00 0.0
1894 67 n/a 0.48 0.0
1893 20 -4 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 3/4?
For the date of Mar 4, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 77 °F which happened in 1921.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on March 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 77 °F 1921
2 71 °F 1983
3 70 °F 2000
4 67 °F 1894
5 64 °F 1987
6 63 °F 1968
7 61 °F 1910
7 61 °F 1990
9 60 °F 2017
10 59 °F 1992
10 59 °F 1930
What's the all-time low for Ames on 3/4?
For the date of Mar 4, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -8 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 2019.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on March 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 -8 °F 2019
1 -8 °F 1960
3 -7 °F 1978
3 -7 °F 2002
5 -4 °F 1893
6 -2 °F 1917
7 1 °F 1952
8 2 °F 1972
9 3 °F 2007
10 4 °F 1954
10 4 °F 2014
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on March 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 8 °F 2019
2 10 °F 1960
3 14 °F 1978
4 15 °F 1917
5 20 °F 1954
5 20 °F 1893
5 20 °F 1952
8 23 °F 1948
8 23 °F 2003
10 24 °F 2014
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 3/4?
For the date of Mar 4, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.09 inches which happened in 1976.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on March 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.09 inches 1976
2 0.71 inches 2004
3 0.68 inches 1961
4 0.61 inches 1944
5 0.50 inches 1985
6 0.48 inches 1894
7 0.34 inches 1974
8 0.31 inches 2007
9 0.30 inches 1915
10 0.29 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