Ames March 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of March 5.
March 5 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 75 °F 1921
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1960
Lowest daily high 12 °F 1960
Highest daily low 51 °F 1992
Most precipitation 5.40 inches 1900
March 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 41.2 °F
Average low 22.4 °F
Chance precipitation 24.1%
Ames March 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 58 25 0.00 0.0
2023 49 22 0.00 n/a
2022 59 32 0.66 n/a
2021 48 25 0.00 n/a
2020 47 33 0.00 n/a
2019 18 3 0.00 n/a
2018 46 29 0.43 n/a
2017 61 39 0.00 n/a
2016 41 27 0.00 n/a
2015 17 -6 0.00 n/a
2014 22 19 0.00 n/a
2013 31 24 0.09 n/a
2012 46 5 0.00 n/a
2011 32 20 0.00 n/a
2010 38 13 0.00 n/a
2009 70 32 0.00 n/a
2008 30 14 0.00 n/a
2007 31 11 0.11 n/a
2006 41 30 0.21 n/a
2005 50 29 0.00 n/a
2004 40 34 0.30 n/a
2003 14 0 0.00 n/a
2002 51 11 0.00 n/a
2001 29 14 0.00 n/a
2000 71 36 0.00 n/a
1999 37 28 0.00 n/a
1998 31 28 0.03 0.0
1997 n/a 12 0.00 0.0
1996 39 21 0.00 0.0
1995 33 27 0.19 3.0
1994 63 33 0.00 0.0
1993 33 28 0.00 0.0
1992 56 51 0.79 0.0
1991 60 32 0.00 0.0
1990 57 29 0.00 0.0
1989 20 4 0.00 0.0
1988 46 23 0.00 0.0
1987 64 33 0.00 0.0
1986 45 31 0.00 0.0
1985 32 18 0.00 0.0
1984 33 23 0.00 0.0
1983 60 51 0.21 0.0
1982 25 11 n/a 0.0
1981 44 20 0.00 0.0
1980 22 2 0.00 0.0
1979 31 19 0.00 0.0
1978 27 -5 0.00 0.0
1977 39 18 0.00 0.0
1976 32 10 0.00 0.0
1975 36 24 0.00 0.0
1974 56 31 0.00 0.0
1973 42 33 0.08 0.0
1972 30 2 0.00 0.0
1971 40 29 0.24 5.4
1970 50 27 0.00 0.0
1969 31 7 0.00 0.0
1968 60 34 0.00 0.0
1967 36 23 0.00 0.0
1966 26 17 0.05 1.0
1965 33 28 0.30 3.0
1964 44 15 0.00 0.0
1963 32 24 0.39 5.0
1962 21 12 0.01 0.0
1961 34 28 0.18 0.5
1960 12 -21 0.00 0.0
1959 28 24 0.48 6.5
1958 37 30 0.30 5.0
1957 41 29 0.00 0.0
1956 61 33 0.00 0.0
1955 35 17 0.00 0.0
1954 30 3 0.00 0.0
1953 28 18 0.00 0.0
1952 21 -1 0.00 0.0
1951 57 27 0.00 0.0
1950 49 36 0.00 0.0
1949 41 34 0.00 0.0
1948 25 15 n/a n/a
1947 34 22 0.00 0.0
1946 40 31 0.99 0.0
1945 35 14 0.02 0.0
1944 32 11 0.05 0.5
1943 23 6 0.00 0.0
1942 47 31 0.00 0.0
1941 35 19 0.00 0.0
1940 32 28 0.00 0.0
1939 31 25 0.50 n/a
1938 33 20 0.00 0.0
1937 59 31 0.00 0.0
1936 30 16 0.00 0.0
1935 52 30 0.03 0.0
1934 43 31 0.00 0.0
1933 37 29 0.00 0.0
1932 20 5 0.01 0.2
1931 38 29 0.00 0.0
1930 52 23 0.00 0.0
1929 38 17 0.00 0.0
1928 31 11 0.00 0.0
1927 49 35 0.28 0.0
1926 34 20 0.00 0.0
1925 62 28 0.00 0.0
1924 40 22 0.00 0.0
1923 34 14 0.00 0.0
1922 50 30 0.00 0.0
1921 75 30 0.00 0.0
1920 15 0 0.00 0.0
1919 24 5 0.00 0.0
1918 45 27 0.00 0.0
1917 32 0 0.00 0.0
1916 n/a 24 0.00 0.0
1915 31 23 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 36 15 0.00 0.0
1912 23 6 0.00 0.0
1911 45 31 0.00 0.0
1910 67 41 0.00 0.0
1909 54 30 0.00 0.0
1908 37 32 0.03 0.0
1907 33 24 0.00 0.0
1906 36 17 0.00 0.0
1905 41 28 0.00 0.0
1904 46 31 0.00 0.0
1903 38 31 0.03 0.0
1902 47 21 0.00 0.0
1901 14 1 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a 17 5.40 3.0
1899 25 7 0.00 0.0
1898 47 21 0.00 0.0
1897 34 25 0.05 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 30 15 0.00 0.0
1894 n/a 29 0.12 0.0
1893 28 -5 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 75 °F which happened in 1921.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 75 °F 1921
2 71 °F 2000
3 70 °F 2009
4 67 °F 1910
5 64 °F 1987
6 63 °F 1994
7 62 °F 1925
8 61 °F 2017
8 61 °F 1956
10 60 °F 1983
10 60 °F 1991
10 60 °F 1968
What's the all-time low for Ames on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -21 °F which happened in 1960.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1960
2 -6 °F 2015
3 -5 °F 1893
3 -5 °F 1978
5 -1 °F 1952
6 0 °F 1920
6 0 °F 2003
6 0 °F 1917
9 1 °F 1901
10 2 °F 1980
10 2 °F 1972
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on March 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 12 °F 1960
2 14 °F 1901
2 14 °F 2003
4 15 °F 1920
5 17 °F 2015
6 18 °F 2019
7 20 °F 1989
7 20 °F 1932
9 21 °F 1952
9 21 °F 1962
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 3/5?
For the date of Mar 5, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 5.40 inches which happened in 1900.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on March 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.40 inches 1900
2 0.99 inches 1946
3 0.79 inches 1992
4 0.66 inches 2022
5 0.50 inches 1939
6 0.48 inches 1959
7 0.43 inches 2018
8 0.39 inches 1963
9 0.30 inches 1958
9 0.30 inches 2004
9 0.30 inches 1965
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location