Lowest Temperatures in Ames History

This is a list of the 20 lowest temperatures ever recorded in Ames, Iowa history from 1893–2024 based on data from the NOAA.
What's the coldest it has ever gotten in Ames?
The coldest temperature in Ames, Iowa history is -37 °F which happened on Thursday, January 25, 1894.
Rank Temperature Date
1 -37 °F January 25, 1894
2 -35 °F January 12, 1912
3 -31 °F January 16, 2009
3 -31 °F January 7, 1912
3 -31 °F February 13, 1905
6 -30 °F January 14, 1957
7 -28 °F February 2, 1996
7 -28 °F January 14, 1916
7 -28 °F February 2, 1905
7 -28 °F January 24, 1894
11 -27 °F February 11, 1899
11 -27 °F February 9, 1899
11 -27 °F February 1, 1895
14 -26 °F January 4, 1999
14 -26 °F February 3, 1996
14 -26 °F January 21, 1970
14 -26 °F January 22, 1936
14 -26 °F January 5, 1924
14 -26 °F February 1, 1918
14 -26 °F January 31, 1918
14 -26 °F January 7, 1894
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location