Ames October 31 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Ames, Iowa for the date of October 31 (Halloween).
October 31 All-Time Records
1893–2024
Highest temperature 85 °F 1950
Lowest temperature 13 °F 1913
Lowest daily high 30 °F 1996
Highest daily low 59 °F 1950
Most precipitation 2.35 inches 1974
October 31 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 54.8 °F
Average low 33.3 °F
Chance precipitation 25.2%
Ames October 31 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2023 38 21 0.00 0.0
2022 68 32 0.00 0.0
2021 52 32 0.00 n/a
2020 66 33 0.00 n/a
2019 41 23 0.00 n/a
2018 60 36 0.00 n/a
2017 36 22 0.00 n/a
2016 62 42 0.00 n/a
2015 52 45 0.11 n/a
2014 42 21 0.00 n/a
2013 53 41 0.02 n/a
2012 53 27 0.00 n/a
2011 56 23 0.00 n/a
2010 52 34 0.00 n/a
2009 51 32 0.00 n/a
2008 73 38 0.00 n/a
2007 56 31 0.00 n/a
2006 40 20 0.00 n/a
2005 58 30 0.00 n/a
2004 54 28 0.00 n/a
2003 48 33 0.00 n/a
2002 35 24 0.00 n/a
2001 64 48 0.00 n/a
2000 72 44 0.01 n/a
1999 70 31 0.00 n/a
1998 49 41 0.00 0.0
1997 57 37 0.00 0.0
1996 30 23 0.00 0.0
1995 36 32 0.26 1.0
1994 54 40 0.00 0.0
1993 36 19 0.00 0.0
1992 46 41 0.06 0.0
1991 31 24 0.36 0.0
1990 76 42 0.00 0.0
1989 52 29 0.06 0.0
1988 66 26 0.00 0.0
1987 69 43 0.07 0.0
1986 64 45 0.00 0.0
1985 53 33 0.25 0.0
1984 54 28 0.28 0.0
1983 53 43 0.01 0.0
1982 63 42 0.00 0.0
1981 65 50 0.35 0.0
1980 63 32 0.00 0.0
1979 64 47 0.26 0.0
1978 65 38 0.03 0.0
1977 65 49 0.82 0.0
1976 55 30 0.00 0.0
1975 71 46 0.00 0.0
1974 63 55 2.35 0.0
1973 57 34 0.00 0.0
1972 49 41 1.41 0.0
1971 51 28 0.04 0.0
1970 42 33 0.00 0.0
1969 48 40 1.08 0.0
1968 83 40 0.00 0.0
1967 49 29 0.00 0.0
1966 53 41 0.00 0.0
1965 65 41 0.00 0.0
1963 54 45 0.00 0.0
1962 50 28 0.00 0.0
1961 63 41 0.00 0.0
1960 45 39 0.11 0.0
1959 48 41 0.05 0.0
1958 65 29 0.00 0.0
1957 61 30 0.00 0.0
1956 53 43 0.00 0.0
1955 61 22 0.00 0.0
1954 42 21 0.00 0.0
1953 59 40 0.00 0.0
1952 72 39 0.00 0.0
1951 36 24 0.00 0.0
1950 85 59 0.00 0.0
1949 43 19 0.00 0.0
1948 71 41 0.00 0.0
1947 52 49 1.88 0.0
1946 59 34 n/a 0.0
1945 58 26 0.00 0.0
1944 78 44 0.00 0.0
1943 52 37 0.16 0.0
1942 52 30 0.00 0.0
1941 42 38 2.18 0.0
1940 54 47 0.63 0.0
1939 56 23 0.00 0.0
1938 74 41 0.00 0.0
1937 64 36 0.00 0.0
1936 64 46 0.33 0.0
1935 67 28 1.40 0.0
1934 44 34 0.00 0.0
1933 77 47 0.00 0.0
1932 42 32 0.00 0.0
1931 45 40 0.05 0.0
1930 41 20 0.00 0.0
1929 60 41 0.40 0.0
1928 49 39 0.06 0.0
1927 62 36 0.00 0.0
1926 53 33 0.00 0.0
1925 42 15 0.00 0.0
1924 73 43 0.00 0.0
1923 46 22 0.00 0.0
1922 60 50 1.69 0.0
1921 64 45 0.00 0.0
1920 57 33 1.10 0.0
1919 62 32 0.00 0.0
1918 n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
1917 39 19 0.00 0.0
1916 58 35 0.00 0.0
1915 74 35 0.00 0.0
1914 71 43 0.00 0.0
1913 44 13 0.00 0.0
1912 42 31 0.00 0.0
1911 46 23 0.00 0.0
1910 67 30 0.00 0.0
1909 75 48 0.27 0.0
1908 50 25 0.00 0.0
1907 52 44 0.00 0.0
1906 46 19 0.00 0.0
1905 51 21 0.00 0.0
1904 70 31 0.00 0.0
1903 61 45 0.00 0.0
1902 66 31 0.12 0.0
1901 74 55 0.66 0.0
1900 64 47 2.04 0.0
1899 69 34 0.00 0.0
1898 56 23 0.00 0.0
1897 53 41 0.00 0.0
1896 44 24 0.00 0.0
1895 44 26 0.00 0.0
1894 53 35 0.00 0.0
1893 70 19 0.00 0.0
What's the all-time high for Ames on 10/31?
For the date of Oct 31, the highest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 85 °F which happened in 1950.
Highest Temperatures in Ames on October 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 85 °F 1950
2 83 °F 1968
3 78 °F 1944
4 77 °F 1933
5 76 °F 1990
6 75 °F 1909
7 74 °F 1938
7 74 °F 1901
7 74 °F 1915
10 73 °F 1924
10 73 °F 2008
What's the all-time low for Ames on 10/31?
For the date of Oct 31, the lowest temperature ever reached in Ames history is 13 °F which happened in 1913.
Lowest Temperatures in Ames on October 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 13 °F 1913
2 15 °F 1925
3 19 °F 1893
3 19 °F 1917
3 19 °F 1993
3 19 °F 1949
3 19 °F 1906
8 20 °F 2006
8 20 °F 1930
10 21 °F 2023
10 21 °F 2014
10 21 °F 1954
10 21 °F 1905
Lowest High Temperatures in Ames on October 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 30 °F 1996
2 31 °F 1991
3 35 °F 2002
4 36 °F 1951
4 36 °F 1993
4 36 °F 2017
4 36 °F 1995
8 38 °F 2023
9 39 °F 1917
10 40 °F 2006
What's the most it has ever rained in Ames on 10/31?
For the date of Oct 31, the most precipitation ever recorded in Ames history is 2.35 inches which happened in 1974.
All-Time Most Precipitation in Ames on October 31
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.35 inches 1974
2 2.18 inches 1941
3 2.04 inches 1900
4 1.88 inches 1947
5 1.69 inches 1922
6 1.41 inches 1972
7 1.40 inches 1935
8 1.10 inches 1920
9 1.08 inches 1969
10 0.82 inches 1977
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location