Ames May 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of May 12.
May 12 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 91 °F 2022
Lowest temperature 29 °F 1895
Lowest daily high 42 °F 1966
Highest daily low 68 °F 2022
Most precipitation 3.31 inches 1963
May 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 70.3 °F
Average low 48.2 °F
Chance precipitation 42.3%
Ames May 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 86 51 0.00 0.0
2023 80 65 0.11 n/a
2022 91 68 0.00 n/a
2021 65 33 0.00 n/a
2020 62 37 0.00 n/a
2019 56 39 0.03 n/a
2018 60 47 0.00 n/a
2017 75 43 0.00 n/a
2016 63 44 0.00 n/a
2015 66 41 0.00 n/a
2014 73 48 0.48 n/a
2013 61 35 0.00 n/a
2012 72 48 0.00 n/a
2011 81 55 0.15 n/a
2010 50 43 1.51 n/a
2009 71 48 0.41 n/a
2008 68 35 0.00 n/a
2007 79 56 0.00 n/a
2006 64 42 0.06 n/a
2005 57 44 1.69 n/a
2004 76 57 0.05 n/a
2003 68 45 0.00 n/a
2002 50 44 0.01 n/a
2001 68 43 0.00 n/a
2000 72 47 0.26 n/a
1999 55 50 0.96 n/a
1998 76 56 0.32 0.0
1997 61 37 0.00 0.0
1996 53 35 0.00 0.0
1995 64 43 0.03 0.0
1994 n/a 50 0.00 0.0
1993 78 59 0.42 0.0
1992 76 58 0.00 0.0
1991 84 62 0.00 0.0
1990 60 47 0.79 0.0
1989 78 44 0.00 0.0
1988 85 53 0.00 0.0
1987 82 45 0.00 0.0
1986 78 56 0.00 0.0
1985 71 58 0.00 0.0
1984 72 46 0.00 0.0
1983 74 59 0.00 0.0
1982 77 60 0.27 0.0
1981 67 41 0.03 0.0
1980 69 44 0.00 0.0
1979 64 32 0.00 0.0
1978 69 46 0.24 0.0
1977 81 48 0.00 0.0
1976 n/a 58 0.24 0.0
1975 67 46 0.00 0.0
1974 67 44 0.00 0.0
1973 67 40 0.00 0.0
1972 76 48 0.00 0.0
1971 62 35 0.00 0.0
1970 80 61 0.59 0.0
1969 68 32 0.00 0.0
1968 71 38 0.00 0.0
1967 55 41 0.00 0.0
1966 42 37 0.80 0.0
1965 86 47 0.00 0.0
1964 68 51 0.43 0.0
1963 57 50 3.31 0.0
1962 87 57 0.01 0.0
1961 87 50 0.00 0.0
1960 69 40 0.00 0.0
1959 65 52 0.03 0.0
1958 85 57 0.00 0.0
1957 65 51 0.36 0.0
1956 90 59 0.00 0.0
1955 63 47 0.00 0.0
1954 67 41 0.00 0.0
1953 65 37 0.00 0.0
1952 64 40 0.00 0.0
1951 72 42 0.00 0.0
1950 76 50 0.05 0.0
1949 81 51 0.00 0.0
1948 58 46 0.00 0.0
1947 78 53 n/a 0.0
1946 57 30 0.00 0.0
1945 61 45 0.00 0.0
1944 82 62 0.00 0.0
1943 69 41 0.12 0.0
1942 75 52 0.00 0.0
1941 74 41 0.00 0.0
1940 86 51 0.00 0.0
1939 65 37 0.00 0.0
1938 60 38 0.00 0.0
1937 73 50 0.19 0.0
1936 70 52 0.00 0.0
1935 67 55 0.01 0.0
1934 65 46 0.26 0.0
1933 61 52 0.68 0.0
1932 78 46 0.00 0.0
1931 65 43 0.00 0.0
1930 67 51 0.00 0.0
1929 73 46 0.00 0.0
1928 66 36 0.00 0.0
1927 71 36 0.00 0.0
1926 74 51 0.00 0.0
1925 78 39 0.00 0.0
1924 73 38 0.00 0.0
1923 58 40 0.46 0.0
1922 73 49 0.00 0.0
1921 75 52 0.00 0.0
1920 51 43 1.10 0.0
1919 62 48 0.00 0.0
1918 65 44 0.00 0.0
1917 66 37 0.00 0.0
1916 61 47 0.03 0.0
1915 87 57 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.30 0.0
1913 80 50 0.00 0.0
1912 64 40 0.00 0.0
1911 76 41 0.00 0.0
1910 62 42 0.00 0.0
1909 66 48 0.12 0.0
1908 82 51 0.00 0.0
1907 85 44 0.00 0.0
1906 79 61 0.00 0.0
1905 69 40 0.00 0.0
1904 71 44 0.41 0.0
1903 74 58 0.22 0.0
1902 85 51 0.36 0.0
1901 60 37 0.00 0.0
1900 90 54 0.00 0.0
1899 72 48 0.00 0.0
1898 73 38 0.00 0.0
1897 69 43 0.17 0.0
1896 82 56 0.24 0.0
1895 63 29 0.00 0.0
1894 83 42 0.00 0.0
1893 70 49 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 91 °F which happened in 2022.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 91 °F 2022
2 90 °F 1900
2 90 °F 1956
4 87 °F 1915
4 87 °F 1962
4 87 °F 1961
7 86 °F 2024
7 86 °F 1965
7 86 °F 1940
10 85 °F 1907
10 85 °F 1988
10 85 °F 1902
10 85 °F 1958
What's the all-time low for Ames on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 29 °F which happened in 1895.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 29 °F 1895
2 30 °F 1946
3 32 °F 1979
3 32 °F 1969
5 33 °F 2021
6 35 °F 1971
6 35 °F 2008
6 35 °F 1996
6 35 °F 2013
10 36 °F 1927
10 36 °F 1928
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 42 °F 1966
2 50 °F 2010
2 50 °F 2002
4 51 °F 1920
5 53 °F 1996
6 55 °F 1967
6 55 °F 1999
8 56 °F 2019
9 57 °F 1946
9 57 °F 1963
9 57 °F 2005
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 5/12?
For the date of May 12, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 3.31 inches which happened in 1963.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on May 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.31 inches 1963
2 1.69 inches 2005
3 1.51 inches 2010
4 1.10 inches 1920
5 0.96 inches 1999
6 0.80 inches 1966
7 0.79 inches 1990
8 0.68 inches 1933
9 0.59 inches 1970
10 0.48 inches 2014
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location