Ames May 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of May 8.
May 8 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 94 °F 1934
Lowest temperature 31 °F 1980
Lowest daily high 45 °F 1938
Highest daily low 68 °F 1963
Most precipitation 1.83 inches 2022
May 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 69.0 °F
Average low 46.6 °F
Chance precipitation 39.8%
Ames May 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2024 79 52 0.30 0.0
2023 77 59 0.38 0.0
2022 62 53 1.83 0.0
2021 53 38 1.03 n/a
2020 57 37 0.00 n/a
2019 68 44 0.91 n/a
2018 82 53 0.00 n/a
2017 83 53 0.00 n/a
2016 71 51 0.03 n/a
2015 68 53 0.01 n/a
2014 78 55 0.00 n/a
2013 73 48 0.62 n/a
2012 67 47 0.00 n/a
2011 79 49 0.00 n/a
2010 53 34 0.00 n/a
2009 75 49 0.46 n/a
2008 66 44 0.00 n/a
2007 75 54 0.01 n/a
2006 73 55 0.05 n/a
2005 80 62 0.00 n/a
2004 86 51 0.19 n/a
2003 58 43 0.77 n/a
2002 83 50 0.00 n/a
2001 76 49 0.00 n/a
2000 74 57 0.24 n/a
1999 53 42 0.00 n/a
1998 68 53 0.00 0.0
1997 64 47 0.08 0.0
1996 74 51 0.02 0.0
1995 65 58 1.50 0.0
1994 64 36 0.00 0.0
1993 76 60 1.25 0.0
1992 78 41 0.00 0.0
1991 74 49 0.00 0.0
1990 84 59 0.00 0.0
1989 72 49 0.00 0.0
1988 82 54 0.60 0.0
1987 82 47 0.00 0.0
1986 81 60 1.34 0.0
1985 84 48 0.00 0.0
1984 53 33 0.00 0.0
1983 56 33 0.00 0.0
1982 74 46 0.09 0.0
1981 62 48 0.00 0.0
1980 58 31 0.00 0.0
1979 78 57 0.00 0.0
1978 57 49 0.24 0.0
1977 78 55 0.00 0.0
1976 73 34 0.00 0.0
1975 66 46 0.49 0.0
1974 48 40 0.02 0.0
1973 76 49 0.07 0.0
1972 61 42 0.00 0.0
1971 69 43 0.00 0.0
1970 85 54 0.00 0.0
1969 61 40 0.31 0.0
1968 73 44 0.00 0.0
1967 65 45 0.00 0.0
1966 80 47 0.00 0.0
1965 82 60 0.28 0.0
1964 79 53 1.10 0.0
1963 88 68 0.00 0.0
1962 65 47 0.19 0.0
1961 66 48 0.00 0.0
1960 59 34 0.00 0.0
1959 67 46 0.00 0.0
1958 74 37 0.00 0.0
1957 82 57 0.00 0.0
1956 67 41 0.00 0.0
1955 61 36 0.00 0.0
1954 56 35 0.00 0.0
1953 78 46 0.00 0.0
1952 55 44 0.00 0.0
1951 72 42 0.00 0.0
1950 59 38 0.76 0.0
1949 64 50 0.07 0.0
1948 61 44 0.00 0.0
1947 56 35 0.00 0.0
1946 70 38 0.00 0.0
1945 58 34 0.00 0.0
1944 60 43 0.44 0.0
1943 61 37 0.00 0.0
1942 70 41 0.00 0.0
1941 59 45 0.00 0.0
1940 68 52 0.00 0.0
1939 74 57 0.00 0.0
1938 45 32 0.54 0.0
1937 76 50 0.00 0.0
1936 82 56 0.00 0.0
1935 65 47 0.12 0.0
1934 94 63 0.00 0.0
1933 70 44 0.00 0.0
1932 70 50 0.12 0.0
1931 55 32 0.00 0.0
1930 74 45 0.00 0.0
1929 63 49 0.00 0.0
1928 84 47 0.00 0.0
1927 67 58 0.98 0.0
1926 82 59 0.00 0.0
1925 54 32 0.00 0.0
1924 47 40 0.04 0.0
1923 56 32 0.00 0.0
1922 77 56 0.08 0.0
1921 71 50 0.00 0.0
1920 76 43 0.00 0.0
1919 n/a 43 0.00 0.0
1918 87 53 0.23 0.0
1917 67 39 0.00 0.0
1916 79 42 0.00 0.0
1915 66 41 0.00 0.0
1914 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1913 76 48 0.00 0.0
1912 75 49 0.00 0.0
1911 85 57 0.01 0.0
1910 74 43 0.00 0.0
1909 65 36 0.00 0.0
1908 62 37 0.00 0.0
1907 66 37 0.00 0.0
1906 50 39 0.07 0.0
1905 67 38 0.04 0.0
1904 63 50 0.55 0.0
1903 72 44 0.00 0.0
1902 76 54 0.00 0.0
1901 58 51 0.00 0.0
1900 73 57 0.00 0.0
1899 73 52 0.00 0.0
1898 77 36 0.00 0.0
1897 79 55 0.00 0.0
1896 86 63 0.00 0.0
1895 89 52 0.00 0.0
1894 76 37 0.00 0.0
1893 55 45 0.20 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 94 °F which happened in 1934.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 94 °F 1934
2 89 °F 1895
3 88 °F 1963
4 87 °F 1918
5 86 °F 2004
5 86 °F 1896
7 85 °F 1911
7 85 °F 1970
9 84 °F 1990
9 84 °F 1985
9 84 °F 1928
What's the all-time low for Ames on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 31 °F which happened in 1980.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 31 °F 1980
2 32 °F 1925
2 32 °F 1923
2 32 °F 1938
2 32 °F 1931
6 33 °F 1983
6 33 °F 1984
8 34 °F 2010
8 34 °F 1945
8 34 °F 1960
8 34 °F 1976
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on May 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 45 °F 1938
2 47 °F 1924
3 48 °F 1974
4 50 °F 1906
5 53 °F 1999
5 53 °F 2021
5 53 °F 1984
5 53 °F 2010
9 54 °F 1925
10 55 °F 1893
10 55 °F 1931
10 55 °F 1952
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 5/8?
For the date of May 8, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 1.83 inches which happened in 2022.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on May 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.83 inches 2022
2 1.50 inches 1995
3 1.34 inches 1986
4 1.25 inches 1993
5 1.10 inches 1964
6 1.03 inches 2021
7 0.98 inches 1927
8 0.91 inches 2019
9 0.77 inches 2003
10 0.76 inches 1950
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location