Ames May 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of May 20.
May 20 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 93 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 30 °F 1907
Lowest daily high 50 °F 2015
Highest daily low 70 °F 1975
Most precipitation 3.68 inches 1944
May 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 73.4 °F
Average low 51.4 °F
Chance precipitation 42.8%
Ames May 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 83 63 0.48 0.0
2023 73 43 0.00 n/a
2022 73 54 0.16 0.0
2021 74 65 0.74 n/a
2020 63 56 0.00 n/a
2019 58 40 0.00 n/a
2018 62 54 0.03 n/a
2017 64 46 0.28 n/a
2016 72 49 0.00 n/a
2015 50 41 0.14 n/a
2014 87 57 3.01 n/a
2013 74 59 0.46 n/a
2012 74 48 0.00 n/a
2011 69 59 1.72 n/a
2010 67 52 0.09 n/a
2009 83 60 0.00 n/a
2008 69 46 0.00 n/a
2007 83 58 0.00 n/a
2006 80 46 0.00 n/a
2005 67 53 0.00 n/a
2004 84 63 0.00 n/a
2003 63 43 0.00 n/a
2002 62 39 0.00 n/a
2001 72 54 0.70 n/a
2000 71 40 0.00 n/a
1999 73 60 0.02 n/a
1998 81 62 0.44 0.0
1997 64 37 0.00 0.0
1996 85 58 0.10 0.0
1995 74 51 0.00 0.0
1994 80 51 0.00 0.0
1993 58 40 0.00 0.0
1992 83 58 0.00 0.0
1991 70 53 0.00 0.0
1990 60 44 0.00 0.0
1989 78 46 0.00 0.0
1988 86 57 0.00 0.0
1987 83 63 0.11 0.0
1986 67 43 0.00 0.0
1985 81 52 0.04 0.0
1984 78 53 0.27 0.0
1983 67 47 0.00 0.0
1982 80 60 0.28 0.0
1981 77 45 0.00 0.0
1980 72 52 0.02 0.0
1979 70 52 0.00 0.0
1978 81 53 0.41 0.0
1977 84 59 0.19 0.0
1976 87 57 0.00 0.0
1975 91 70 0.00 0.0
1974 84 61 0.00 0.0
1973 79 48 0.00 0.0
1972 86 57 0.00 0.0
1971 69 41 0.00 0.0
1970 87 54 0.00 0.0
1969 64 41 0.04 0.0
1968 62 42 0.00 0.0
1967 70 38 0.00 0.0
1966 70 44 0.15 0.0
1965 81 57 0.00 0.0
1964 79 54 0.00 0.0
1963 73 39 0.00 0.0
1962 83 54 0.00 0.0
1961 65 51 0.00 0.0
1960 74 58 0.03 0.0
1959 77 65 0.00 0.0
1958 77 41 0.00 0.0
1957 57 46 0.28 0.0
1956 83 53 0.00 0.0
1955 87 54 0.00 0.0
1954 70 34 0.00 0.0
1953 79 54 0.00 0.0
1952 70 40 0.00 0.0
1951 81 56 0.00 0.0
1950 74 52 0.00 0.0
1949 64 49 0.00 0.0
1948 89 50 0.00 0.0
1947 64 42 0.05 0.0
1946 60 44 0.02 0.0
1945 87 56 0.00 0.0
1944 79 58 3.68 0.0
1943 66 50 0.09 0.0
1942 64 46 0.25 0.0
1941 n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
1940 77 44 0.00 0.0
1939 82 56 0.00 0.0
1938 72 55 0.00 0.0
1937 82 50 0.35 0.0
1936 82 55 0.00 0.0
1935 66 46 0.13 0.0
1934 93 57 0.00 0.0
1933 80 59 3.20 0.0
1932 84 46 0.00 0.0
1931 57 37 0.00 0.0
1930 81 42 0.00 0.0
1929 61 44 0.10 0.0
1928 76 49 0.00 0.0
1927 65 51 0.76 0.0
1926 76 44 0.00 0.0
1925 93 58 0.00 0.0
1924 64 38 0.00 0.0
1923 73 52 0.00 0.0
1922 76 49 0.00 0.0
1921 87 62 0.00 0.0
1920 74 49 0.00 0.0
1919 65 46 0.00 0.0
1918 70 47 0.00 0.0
1917 82 59 0.04 0.0
1916 57 37 0.41 0.0
1915 55 42 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.03 0.0
1913 64 50 0.85 0.0
1912 78 50 0.06 0.0
1911 76 54 0.00 0.0
1910 78 58 0.00 0.0
1909 78 52 0.00 0.0
1908 85 49 0.00 0.0
1907 65 30 0.00 0.0
1906 71 39 0.00 0.0
1905 74 44 0.00 0.0
1904 83 46 0.00 0.0
1903 76 50 0.08 0.0
1902 86 61 0.59 0.0
1901 70 47 0.00 0.0
1900 78 45 0.00 0.0
1899 55 45 0.20 0.0
1898 71 55 0.18 0.0
1897 72 62 0.00 0.0
1896 69 52 0.24 0.0
1895 62 36 0.00 0.0
1894 72 32 0.00 0.0
1893 80 48 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 5/20?
For the date of May 20, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 93 °F which has happened 2 times, most recently in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on May 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 93 °F 1934
1 93 °F 1925
3 91 °F 1975
4 89 °F 1948
5 87 °F 1970
5 87 °F 1921
5 87 °F 1955
5 87 °F 1976
5 87 °F 1945
5 87 °F 2014
What's the all-time low for Ames on 5/20?
For the date of May 20, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 30 °F which happened in 1907.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on May 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 30 °F 1907
2 32 °F 1894
3 34 °F 1954
4 36 °F 1895
5 37 °F 1997
5 37 °F 1931
5 37 °F 1916
8 38 °F 1967
8 38 °F 1924
10 39 °F 1906
10 39 °F 2002
10 39 °F 1963
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on May 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 50 °F 2015
2 55 °F 1899
2 55 °F 1915
4 57 °F 1957
4 57 °F 1931
4 57 °F 1916
7 58 °F 2019
7 58 °F 1993
9 60 °F 1946
9 60 °F 1990
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 5/20?
For the date of May 20, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 3.68 inches which happened in 1944.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on May 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.68 inches 1944
2 3.20 inches 1933
3 3.01 inches 2014
4 1.72 inches 2011
5 0.85 inches 1913
6 0.76 inches 1927
7 0.74 inches 2021
8 0.70 inches 2001
9 0.59 inches 1902
10 0.48 inches 2024
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location