Ames March 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of March 8.
March 8 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 76 °F 1977
Lowest temperature -7 °F 1995
Lowest daily high 9 °F 1932
Highest daily low 46 °F 2016
Most precipitation 0.99 inches 2009
March 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 42.5 °F
Average low 23.5 °F
Chance precipitation 24.3%
Ames March 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 46 30 0.11 n/a
2023 39 33 n/a n/a
2022 41 16 0.00 n/a
2021 66 33 0.00 n/a
2020 71 44 0.00 n/a
2019 34 23 0.00 n/a
2018 30 16 0.00 n/a
2017 51 30 0.00 n/a
2016 73 46 0.00 n/a
2015 53 27 0.00 n/a
2014 30 14 0.00 n/a
2013 39 23 0.07 n/a
2012 46 26 0.00 n/a
2011 41 33 0.35 n/a
2010 37 32 0.01 n/a
2009 37 33 0.99 n/a
2008 26 1 0.00 n/a
2007 41 18 0.00 n/a
2006 41 27 0.23 n/a
2005 35 17 0.00 n/a
2004 57 24 0.00 n/a
2003 23 2 0.00 n/a
2002 48 33 0.12 n/a
2001 29 23 0.00 n/a
2000 72 45 0.00 n/a
1999 29 22 0.19 n/a
1998 31 30 0.50 12.0
1997 54 22 0.00 0.0
1996 21 -6 0.00 0.0
1995 12 -7 0.00 0.0
1994 32 26 0.00 0.0
1993 40 31 0.00 0.0
1992 58 38 0.00 0.0
1991 49 28 0.00 0.0
1990 36 30 0.77 0.0
1989 41 24 0.00 0.0
1988 53 35 0.00 0.0
1987 n/a 36 0.00 0.0
1986 41 15 0.00 0.0
1985 53 31 0.00 0.0
1984 24 8 0.05 1.5
1983 30 19 0.00 0.0
1982 29 10 0.03 2.5
1981 47 19 0.00 0.0
1980 37 19 0.00 0.0
1979 31 13 0.00 0.0
1978 34 8 0.00 0.0
1977 76 32 0.00 0.0
1976 33 15 0.00 0.0
1975 26 6 0.00 0.0
1974 66 41 0.00 0.0
1973 52 30 0.00 0.0
1972 30 14 0.00 0.0
1971 29 8 0.00 0.0
1970 47 28 0.00 0.0
1969 25 0 0.00 0.0
1968 55 36 0.73 0.0
1967 34 -2 0.00 0.0
1966 54 25 0.00 0.0
1965 34 18 0.00 0.0
1964 29 27 0.32 3.0
1963 38 23 0.00 0.0
1962 33 29 0.26 3.0
1961 34 27 0.42 3.0
1960 19 12 0.18 3.0
1959 43 26 0.00 0.0
1958 33 28 0.10 2.0
1957 32 11 0.03 0.8
1956 28 4 0.00 0.0
1955 62 26 0.00 0.0
1954 45 23 0.00 0.0
1953 37 21 0.00 0.0
1952 34 27 0.13 0.0
1951 33 10 0.00 0.0
1950 28 5 0.06 0.5
1949 39 31 0.05 0.0
1948 22 7 0.00 0.0
1947 35 27 0.00 0.0
1946 39 19 0.60 n/a
1945 42 26 0.00 0.0
1944 22 5 0.00 0.0
1943 26 -2 0.00 0.0
1942 39 25 0.00 0.0
1941 48 25 0.00 0.0
1940 40 28 0.00 0.0
1939 45 20 0.00 0.0
1938 46 24 0.00 0.0
1937 39 23 0.04 0.0
1936 48 31 0.00 0.0
1935 29 5 0.00 0.0
1934 39 12 0.00 0.0
1933 40 29 0.00 0.0
1932 9 -3 0.00 0.0
1931 41 22 0.00 0.0
1930 47 22 0.00 0.0
1929 38 21 0.00 0.0
1928 45 34 0.46 0.0
1927 54 30 0.00 0.0
1926 31 7 0.00 0.0
1925 39 32 0.15 0.0
1924 26 18 0.00 0.0
1923 50 22 0.00 0.0
1922 46 22 0.00 0.0
1921 43 29 0.00 0.0
1920 42 19 0.00 0.0
1919 45 27 0.00 0.0
1918 53 26 0.00 0.0
1917 37 22 0.00 0.0
1916 n/a 9 0.00 0.0
1915 32 14 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 52 26 0.00 0.0
1912 30 14 0.01 0.0
1911 55 31 0.00 0.0
1910 48 25 0.00 0.0
1909 30 27 0.20 0.0
1908 37 11 0.00 0.0
1907 42 24 0.00 0.0
1906 48 31 0.07 0.0
1905 50 26 0.00 0.0
1904 49 20 0.00 0.0
1903 48 26 0.09 0.0
1902 54 32 0.00 0.0
1901 53 35 0.00 0.0
1900 n/a 21 0.00 0.0
1899 48 12 0.00 0.0
1898 64 36 0.00 0.0
1897 41 24 0.00 0.0
1896 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1895 n/a 8 0.00 0.0
1894 47 20 0.00 0.0
1893 n/a 35 0.80 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 3/8?
For the date of Mar 8, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 76 °F which happened in 1977.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 76 °F 1977
2 73 °F 2016
3 72 °F 2000
4 71 °F 2020
5 66 °F 1974
5 66 °F 2021
7 64 °F 1898
8 62 °F 1955
9 58 °F 1992
10 57 °F 2004
What's the all-time low for Ames on 3/8?
For the date of Mar 8, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is -7 °F which happened in 1995.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -7 °F 1995
2 -6 °F 1996
3 -3 °F 1932
4 -2 °F 1967
4 -2 °F 1943
6 0 °F 1969
7 1 °F 2008
8 2 °F 2003
9 4 °F 1956
10 5 °F 1935
10 5 °F 1950
10 5 °F 1944
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on March 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 9 °F 1932
2 12 °F 1995
3 19 °F 1960
4 21 °F 1996
5 22 °F 1944
5 22 °F 1948
7 23 °F 2003
8 24 °F 1984
9 25 °F 1969
10 26 °F 1943
10 26 °F 2008
10 26 °F 1975
10 26 °F 1924
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 3/8?
For the date of Mar 8, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 0.99 inches which happened in 2009.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on March 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.99 inches 2009
2 0.80 inches 1893
3 0.77 inches 1990
4 0.73 inches 1968
5 0.60 inches 1946
6 0.50 inches 1998
7 0.46 inches 1928
8 0.42 inches 1961
9 0.35 inches 2011
10 0.32 inches 1964
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location