Ames May 31 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of May 31.
May 31 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 103 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 36 °F 1897
Lowest daily high 51 °F 1903
Highest daily low 73 °F 1934
Most precipitation 2.14 inches 1938
May 31 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 77.1 °F
Average low 55.4 °F
Chance precipitation 43.3%
Ames May 31 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 80 61 0.02 0.0
2023 87 62 0.00 0.0
2022 n/a n/a n/a 0.0
2021 75 44 0.00 n/a
2020 73 54 0.00 n/a
2019 88 54 0.02 n/a
2018 93 62 0.00 n/a
2017 77 44 0.00 n/a
2016 78 59 0.32 n/a
2015 68 45 0.00 n/a
2014 85 67 0.00 n/a
2013 77 60 0.00 n/a
2012 54 45 0.50 n/a
2011 82 59 0.08 n/a
2010 81 56 0.02 n/a
2009 80 44 0.15 n/a
2008 81 56 0.00 n/a
2007 76 55 0.00 n/a
2006 86 62 0.00 n/a
2005 72 52 0.00 n/a
2004 74 55 0.03 n/a
2003 75 53 0.00 n/a
2002 88 62 0.00 n/a
2001 56 44 0.93 n/a
2000 80 64 0.01 n/a
1999 72 56 0.01 n/a
1998 81 62 0.00 0.0
1997 79 51 0.00 0.0
1996 68 49 0.12 0.0
1995 78 58 0.00 0.0
1994 86 60 0.00 0.0
1993 66 44 0.00 0.0
1992 78 49 0.00 0.0
1991 80 64 0.10 0.0
1990 73 50 0.00 0.0
1989 85 57 0.00 0.0
1988 89 59 0.00 0.0
1987 81 58 0.36 0.0
1986 85 58 0.00 0.0
1985 85 62 0.00 0.0
1984 78 49 0.00 0.0
1983 68 45 0.00 0.0
1982 71 54 n/a 0.0
1981 84 49 0.00 0.0
1980 73 53 0.11 0.0
1979 76 52 1.66 0.0
1978 81 59 0.00 0.0
1977 80 56 0.00 0.0
1976 76 54 0.00 0.0
1975 70 49 0.00 0.0
1974 74 51 0.00 0.0
1973 79 52 0.00 0.0
1972 68 40 0.00 0.0
1971 84 56 0.06 0.0
1970 81 63 0.05 0.0
1969 82 58 0.01 0.0
1968 66 55 0.03 0.0
1967 63 45 0.05 0.0
1966 72 43 0.00 0.0
1965 83 52 0.00 0.0
1964 69 47 0.00 0.0
1963 80 58 0.00 0.0
1962 75 57 0.00 0.0
1961 85 59 0.06 0.0
1960 80 53 0.00 0.0
1959 72 59 1.47 0.0
1958 75 61 0.89 0.0
1957 78 57 0.01 0.0
1956 74 53 0.00 0.0
1955 76 46 0.00 0.0
1954 76 63 0.36 0.0
1953 85 53 0.00 0.0
1952 72 51 0.00 0.0
1951 82 63 0.39 0.0
1950 71 49 0.00 0.0
1949 86 60 0.00 0.0
1948 78 54 0.00 0.0
1947 72 45 n/a 0.0
1946 74 52 n/a 0.0
1945 75 60 0.85 0.0
1944 85 62 0.00 0.0
1943 80 68 0.00 0.0
1942 83 68 0.00 0.0
1941 82 64 0.06 0.0
1940 82 48 0.00 0.0
1939 92 63 0.00 0.0
1938 81 59 2.14 0.0
1937 78 68 0.00 0.0
1936 92 57 0.00 0.0
1935 68 53 0.10 0.0
1934 103 73 0.00 0.0
1933 82 52 0.00 0.0
1932 73 56 0.28 0.0
1931 71 43 0.00 0.0
1930 76 41 0.00 0.0
1929 80 62 0.00 0.0
1928 78 47 0.00 0.0
1927 71 49 0.00 0.0
1926 76 61 0.43 0.0
1925 92 65 0.03 0.0
1924 70 51 0.00 0.0
1923 86 60 0.00 0.0
1922 64 45 0.00 0.0
1921 75 62 0.23 0.0
1920 83 56 0.00 0.0
1919 80 63 0.79 0.0
1918 75 63 0.43 0.0
1917 61 54 0.04 0.0
1916 74 58 0.06 0.0
1915 72 46 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 84 60 0.00 0.0
1912 85 69 0.00 0.0
1911 81 61 0.60 0.0
1910 73 47 0.00 0.0
1909 75 55 0.08 0.0
1908 65 45 0.00 0.0
1907 67 49 1.53 0.0
1906 79 50 0.00 0.0
1905 n/a 46 0.00 0.0
1904 76 51 0.00 0.0
1903 51 46 0.37 0.0
1902 74 53 0.00 0.0
1901 77 47 0.00 0.0
1900 88 60 0.14 0.0
1899 79 60 0.00 0.0
1898 78 54 0.01 0.0
1897 60 36 0.02 0.0
1896 70 49 0.00 0.0
1895 86 66 0.00 0.0
1894 77 38 0.00 0.0
1893 66 55 0.30 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 5/31?
For the date of May 31, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 103 °F which happened in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 103 °F 1934
2 93 °F 2018
3 92 °F 1925
3 92 °F 1936
3 92 °F 1939
6 89 °F 1988
7 88 °F 2002
7 88 °F 1900
7 88 °F 2019
10 87 °F 2023
What's the all-time low for Ames on 5/31?
For the date of May 31, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 36 °F which happened in 1897.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 36 °F 1897
2 38 °F 1894
3 40 °F 1972
4 41 °F 1930
5 43 °F 1931
5 43 °F 1966
7 44 °F 1993
7 44 °F 2001
7 44 °F 2009
7 44 °F 2017
7 44 °F 2021
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 51 °F 1903
2 54 °F 2012
3 56 °F 2001
4 60 °F 1897
5 61 °F 1917
6 63 °F 1967
7 64 °F 1922
8 65 °F 1908
9 66 °F 1893
9 66 °F 1968
9 66 °F 1993
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 5/31?
For the date of May 31, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.14 inches which happened in 1938.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on May 31
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.14 inches 1938
2 1.66 inches 1979
3 1.53 inches 1907
4 1.47 inches 1959
5 0.93 inches 2001
6 0.89 inches 1958
7 0.85 inches 1945
8 0.79 inches 1919
9 0.60 inches 1911
10 0.50 inches 2012
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location