Lowest Temperatures in Ames by Year

Here is a list and chart of the coldest annual temperatures recorded in Ames, Iowa for each year between 1893 and 2024.
Year Temperature
2024 -17 °F
2023 -10 °F
2022 -20 °F
2021 -18 °F
2020 -13 °F
2019 -24 °F
2018 -22 °F
2017 -16 °F
2016 -16 °F
2015 -22 °F
2014 -21 °F
2013 -20 °F
2012 -4 °F
2011 -9 °F
2010 -18 °F
2009 -31 °F
2008 -20 °F
2007 -15 °F
2006 -15 °F
2005 -17 °F
2004 -14 °F
2003 -12 °F
2002 -7 °F
2001 -11 °F
2000 -17 °F
1999 -26 °F
1998 -13 °F
1997 -14 °F
1996 -28 °F
1995 -10 °F
1994 -24 °F
1993 -12 °F
1992 -11 °F
1991 -14 °F
1990 -15 °F
1989 -24 °F
1988 -19 °F
1987 -10 °F
1986 -15 °F
1985 -22 °F
1984 -18 °F
1983 -21 °F
1982 -25 °F
1981 -20 °F
1980 -10 °F
1979 -25 °F
1978 -14 °F
1977 -22 °F
1976 -17 °F
1975 -17 °F
1974 -25 °F
1973 -16 °F
1972 -21 °F
1971 -17 °F
1970 -26 °F
1969 -16 °F
1968 -18 °F
1967 -20 °F
1966 -23 °F
1965 -14 °F
1964 -14 °F
1963 -21 °F
1962 -25 °F
1961 -18 °F
1960 -21 °F
1959 -16 °F
1958 -22 °F
1957 -30 °F
1956 -23 °F
1955 -19 °F
1954 -15 °F
1953 -13 °F
1952 -12 °F
1951 -17 °F
1950 -16 °F
1949 -16 °F
1948 -18 °F
1947 -21 °F
1946 -14 °F
1945 -15 °F
1944 -17 °F
1943 -19 °F
1942 -25 °F
1941 -5 °F
1940 -22 °F
1939 -11 °F
1938 -17 °F
1937 -16 °F
1935 -19 °F
1934 -10 °F
1933 -23 °F
1932 -22 °F
1931 -2 °F
1930 -23 °F
1929 -19 °F
1928 -12 °F
1927 -10 °F
1926 -7 °F
1925 -12 °F
1924 -26 °F
1923 -13 °F
1922 -18 °F
1921 -11 °F
1920 -13 °F
1918 -26 °F
1917 -25 °F
1916 -28 °F
1915 -25 °F
1913 -17 °F
1912 -35 °F
1911 -22 °F
1910 -23 °F
1909 -15 °F
1908 -12 °F
1907 -21 °F
1906 -16 °F
1905 -31 °F
1904 -24 °F
1903 -14 °F
1902 -23 °F
1901 -19 °F
1900 -12 °F
1899 -27 °F
1898 -15 °F
1897 -20 °F
1895 -27 °F
1894 -37 °F
1893 -24 °F
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location