Ames January Precipitation Totals

A time series of total precipitation in the month of January in Ames, Iowa from 1893–2024.
Rainiest January in Ames History
The rainiest January in Ames, Iowa history happened in 1935, with 2.74 inches of total precipitation.
Driest January in Ames History
There have been 5 times where no rain was recorded in Ames, Iowa for the entire month of January. The most recent time this happened was 2012.
Ames Average January Precipitation by Year
Year Precipitation (inches)
2024 0.87
2023 2.37
2018 1.13
2017 1.84
2016 0.42
2015 1.14
2014 0.10
2013 0.88
2012 0.00
2011 0.48
2010 0.90
2009 0.40
2008 0.34
2007 0.18
2006 0.53
2005 0.39
2004 0.71
2003 0.02
2002 0.38
2001 1.12
2000 0.50
1999 0.46
1998 0.83
1997 0.55
1996 1.18
1995 0.39
1994 0.82
1993 0.80
1992 1.20
1991 0.76
1990 0.72
1989 1.12
1988 0.37
1987 0.19
1986 0.04
1985 0.35
1984 0.51
1983 0.87
1982 1.86
1981 0.00
1980 1.15
1979 1.10
1978 0.09
1977 0.05
1976 0.00
1975 1.31
1974 0.77
1973 1.75
1972 0.44
1971 1.60
1970 0.12
1969 0.92
1968 0.48
1967 1.17
1966 1.39
1965 0.95
1964 0.52
1963 0.59
1962 0.15
1961 0.24
1960 1.57
1959 0.75
1958 0.64
1957 0.63
1956 0.51
1955 0.50
1954 0.17
1953 0.69
1952 1.54
1951 0.38
1950 1.07
1949 2.16
1948 0.00
1945 0.47
1944 2.24
1943 0.54
1942 1.15
1941 1.71
1940 0.70
1939 0.57
1938 0.90
1937 1.97
1936 1.42
1935 2.74
1934 1.46
1933 0.67
1932 2.11
1931 0.73
1930 1.08
1929 1.81
1928 0.00
1927 0.21
1926 0.66
1925 0.16
1924 1.02
1923 0.62
1922 0.59
1921 0.32
1920 0.22
1919 0.11
1918 0.51
1917 0.72
1916 1.25
1915 1.13
1914 1.50
1913 1.11
1912 0.49
1911 1.09
1910 1.30
1909 1.81
1908 0.55
1907 0.79
1906 1.12
1905 0.64
1904 0.50
1903 0.14
1902 1.32
1901 0.57
1900 0.38
1899 0.10
1898 0.46
1897 1.29
1895 0.09
1894 1.05
1893 0.13