Ames Weather in 1897

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1897 based on NOAA data.
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1897 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F July 8
Lowest temperature -20 °F January 25
Highest daily low 76 °F July 3
Lowest daily high -8 °F January 25
Most daily precipitation 2.7 inches September 16
Most daily snow 2.1 inches February 21
Total annual precipitation 21.5 inches -
Total annual snow 8.1 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1897
Rank Temperature Date
1 100 °F Jul 8
2 99 °F Sep 5
2 99 °F Sep 1
4 98 °F Sep 4
4 98 °F Jul 7
6 97 °F Sep 3
7 96 °F Sep 13
7 96 °F Aug 28
9 95 °F Sep 9
9 95 °F Sep 8
9 95 °F Sep 7
9 95 °F Jun 18
9 95 °F Jun 17
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1897
Rank Temperature Date
1 -20 °F January 25
2 -18 °F January 24
3 -17 °F February 26
4 -15 °F December 18
4 -15 °F January 26
6 -12 °F February 27
7 -11 °F December 24
8 -10 °F January 27
9 -8 °F December 21
10 -7 °F December 22
10 -7 °F December 16
10 -7 °F February 25
January 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 42 0.30 0.0
n/a 20 0.10 0.0
n/a 13 0.13 0.0
n/a 4 0.03 0.0
n/a 0 0.00 0.0
n/a 2 0.00 0.0
n/a 10 0.00 0.0
n/a 13 0.00 0.0
n/a 27 0.00 0.0
n/a 17 0.00 0.0
n/a 15 0.00 0.0
n/a 6 0.12 2.0
n/a 20 0.06 1.0
n/a 25 0.00 0.0
n/a 26 0.00 0.0
n/a 32 0.42 0.0
n/a 19 0.03 0.0
n/a 0 0.00 0.0
n/a 8 0.00 0.0
n/a 10 0.00 0.0
34 6 0.00 0.0
35 2 0.00 0.0
8 -5 0.10 0.3
-4 -18 0.00 0.0
-8 -20 0.00 0.0
-3 -15 0.00 0.0
-1 -10 0.00 0.0
9 -5 0.00 0.0
15 -2 0.00 0.0
27 0 0.00 0.0
31 20 0.00 0.0
February 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 27 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
35 29 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.00 0.0
30 26 0.04 0.5
34 29 0.00 0.0
33 25 0.00 0.0
28 n/a 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.06 1.4
33 22 0.00 0.0
n/a 16 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
49 19 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.12 2.1
31 11 0.00 0.0
23 -3 0.00 0.0
32 -3 0.00 0.0
15 -7 0.00 0.0
9 -17 0.00 0.0
31 -12 0.00 0.0
31 19 0.00 0.0
March 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
29 10 0.00 0.0
19 11 0.00 0.0
28 n/a 0.00 0.0
33 7 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.05 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
20 9 0.09 0.8
23 -6 0.00 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
46 20 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
57 45 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
59 44 0.00 0.0
55 50 0.15 0.0
April 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 35 0.89 0.0
56 37 0.13 0.0
64 46 0.01 0.0
53 40 0.13 0.0
43 37 0.02 0.0
48 33 0.04 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
50 35 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.07 0.0
45 31 0.05 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
51 38 0.45 0.0
61 31 0.17 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.06 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.77 0.0
n/a n/a 0.25 0.0
81 48 0.16 0.0
73 53 0.95 0.0
66 55 0.51 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
72 46 1.04 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
May 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 37 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
86 47 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
91 53 1.00 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.17 0.0
56 43 0.05 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
76 39 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
85 58 1.19 0.0
72 62 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
70 51 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
67 56 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.15 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.02 0.0
June 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 41 0.47 0.0
72 54 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.09 0.0
69 55 0.31 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
94 61 0.00 0.0
93 66 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.26 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.03 0.0
90 66 0.43 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
92 64 0.03 0.0
85 64 0.04 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
71 50 0.05 0.0
65 53 0.36 0.0
69 60 0.01 0.0
90 66 0.08 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
July 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
92 62 0.00 0.0
91 71 0.08 0.0
94 76 0.00 0.0
87 70 0.11 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
94 67 0.00 0.0
98 70 0.00 0.0
100 70 0.00 0.0
93 70 0.91 0.0
n/a 65 0.28 0.0
n/a 56 0.02 0.0
n/a 55 0.00 0.0
n/a 51 0.00 0.0
n/a 58 0.03 0.0
n/a 57 0.20 0.0
n/a 61 0.00 0.0
n/a 62 0.00 0.0
n/a 61 0.00 0.0
n/a 66 0.00 0.0
n/a 63 0.61 0.0
86 53 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.02 0.0
89 68 0.12 0.0
89 72 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
93 59 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.07 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
August 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 70 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.37 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
91 60 0.45 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.05 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
71 56 0.00 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.23 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.06 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.00 0.0
81 66 0.32 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
92 54 0.00 0.0
September 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
99 67 0.00 0.0
n/a 64 0.00 0.0
97 64 0.00 0.0
98 63 0.00 0.0
99 65 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
95 65 0.00 0.0
95 66 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.01 0.0
87 64 0.30 0.0
86 66 0.13 0.0
96 65 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.15 0.0
76 53 2.65 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
80 37 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
88 48 0.00 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
October 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 55 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
50 39 0.35 0.0
69 45 0.14 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
80 36 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
88 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 39 0.95 0.0
53 36 0.05 0.0
60 44 0.13 0.0
56 44 0.01 0.0
54 42 0.00 0.0
52 45 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
63 44 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
64 26 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
53 41 0.00 0.0
November 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 40 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
71 29 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.18 0.0
45 35 0.02 0.0
51 15 0.00 0.0
49 35 0.00 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.02 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
43 27 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
60 20 0.00 0.0
68 22 0.00 0.0
75 27 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
29 6 0.00 0.0
47 11 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.27 0.0
39 10 0.00 0.0
15 0 0.00 0.0
19 6 0.00 0.0
22 -4 0.00 0.0
30 -1 0.00 0.0
December 1897 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a -4 n/a n/a
11 n/a n/a n/a
14 4 n/a n/a
18 13 n/a n/a
33 13 n/a n/a
42 7 n/a n/a
35 9 n/a n/a
40 11 n/a n/a
37 23 n/a n/a
30 25 n/a n/a
25 23 n/a n/a
25 24 n/a n/a
31 23 n/a n/a
31 15 n/a n/a
35 n/a n/a n/a
n/a -7 n/a n/a
9 -5 n/a n/a
2 -15 n/a n/a
12 2 n/a n/a
13 3 n/a n/a
14 -8 n/a n/a
7 -7 n/a n/a
9 -2 n/a n/a
24 -11 n/a n/a
30 21 n/a n/a
29 23 n/a n/a
25 9 n/a n/a
22 10 n/a n/a
26 10 n/a n/a
33 n/a n/a n/a
n/a 5 n/a n/a
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location