Ames Weather in 1896

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1896 based on NOAA data.
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1896 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F July 14
Lowest temperature -12 °F January 3
Highest daily low 70 °F July 13
Lowest daily high 2 °F January 3
Most daily precipitation 2.2 inches July 31
Most daily snow 3.0 inches March 3
Total annual precipitation 34.9 inches -
Total annual snow 8.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1896
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Jul 14
2 94 °F Jul 13
2 94 °F Jul 12
2 94 °F Jun 17
5 93 °F Jul 2
5 93 °F Jun 19
7 92 °F Jul 29
8 91 °F Jun 24
9 90 °F Jul 27
9 90 °F Jul 26
9 90 °F Jun 20
9 90 °F Jun 18
9 90 °F Jun 16
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1896
Rank Temperature Date
1 -12 °F January 3
2 -11 °F January 2
3 -9 °F January 4
4 -1 °F November 28
4 -1 °F January 5
6 0 °F November 29
6 0 °F January 25
6 0 °F January 1
9 2 °F November 30
9 2 °F January 26
January 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 0 n/a n/a
8 -11 n/a n/a
2 -12 n/a n/a
3 -9 n/a n/a
13 -1 n/a n/a
32 10 n/a n/a
23 9 n/a n/a
39 18 n/a n/a
39 19 n/a n/a
44 22 n/a n/a
27 17 n/a n/a
25 9 n/a n/a
23 9 n/a n/a
26 11 n/a n/a
30 10 n/a n/a
17 13 n/a n/a
32 10 n/a n/a
n/a 4 n/a n/a
29 n/a n/a n/a
39 21 n/a n/a
41 24 n/a n/a
32 18 n/a n/a
20 13 n/a n/a
22 14 n/a n/a
23 0 n/a n/a
19 2 n/a n/a
31 14 n/a n/a
41 28 n/a n/a
48 35 n/a n/a
45 35 n/a n/a
44 26 n/a n/a
February 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.05 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.10 1.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.03 0.2
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.07 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a n/a n/a
March 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a n/a 0.08 0.7
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.30 3.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.10 1.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.64 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
April 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.90 0.0
n/a n/a 0.75 0.0
n/a n/a 0.05 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.15 0.0
n/a n/a 0.13 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.08 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.19 0.0
n/a n/a 0.90 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.24 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.59 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.20 0.0
n/a n/a 0.05 0.0
n/a n/a 0.06 0.0
May 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 45 0.26 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.55 0.0
82 56 0.24 0.0
72 51 1.11 0.0
62 44 0.53 0.0
64 50 0.68 0.0
68 51 0.25 0.0
68 51 0.56 0.0
60 45 0.15 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.24 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
83 70 0.76 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
67 48 0.85 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
June 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
70 51 0.26 0.0
62 54 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
76 65 0.27 0.0
82 64 0.04 0.0
86 65 0.20 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
60 53 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.26 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.33 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.28 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.39 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
89 56 0.03 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
July 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 65 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.38 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
97 68 0.00 0.0
n/a 56 0.60 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.22 0.0
76 65 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
84 60 1.57 0.0
77 58 1.30 0.0
63 55 1.51 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
76 63 1.05 0.0
90 67 0.94 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.15 0.0
92 64 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
72 66 2.24 0.0
August 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.22 0.0
n/a n/a 0.50 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.03 0.0
n/a n/a 1.12 0.0
n/a n/a 0.77 0.0
n/a n/a 0.32 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
September 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 55 0.03 0.0
79 51 0.12 0.0
71 41 0.01 0.0
63 50 0.22 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.93 0.0
59 43 0.42 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
64 57 0.00 0.0
72 63 1.53 0.0
72 53 0.19 0.0
73 59 0.11 0.0
73 55 0.26 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.20 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
63 34 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.02 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
63 31 0.00 0.0
54 44 0.06 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
October 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 45 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.07 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.14 0.0
64 45 0.42 0.0
67 37 0.01 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
44 19 0.00 0.0
54 22 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
53 21 0.00 0.0
53 21 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.03 0.0
60 45 1.05 0.0
66 39 0.67 0.0
61 21 0.05 0.0
44 24 0.00 0.0
November 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 25 0.00 0.0
59 28 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
34 30 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.00 0.0
32 24 0.14 2.1
34 20 0.00 0.0
25 16 0.03 0.0
38 23 0.14 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
28 12 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
33 20 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.00 0.0
71 31 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
35 13 0.00 0.0
n/a 15 0.00 0.0
30 n/a 0.00 0.0
27 7 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
n/a 15 0.00 0.0
60 n/a 0.00 0.0
64 n/a 0.00 0.0
58 7 0.90 0.0
12 -1 0.00 0.0
14 0 0.00 0.0
15 2 0.00 0.0
December 1896 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
22 9 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
44 35 0.00 0.0
34 28 0.10 0.8
33 27 0.00 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
51 28 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
39 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 16 0.00 0.0
36 13 0.00 0.0
31 10 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
30 21 0.00 0.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
38 10 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
60 14 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
47 40 0.00 0.0
51 42 0.03 0.0
n/a 42 0.24 0.0
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location