Ames Weather in 1898

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1898 based on NOAA data.
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1898 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F July 24
Lowest temperature -15 °F December 31
Highest daily low 76 °F August 22
Lowest daily high 2 °F February 2
Most daily precipitation 2.3 inches October 17
Most daily snow 3.3 inches February 20
Total annual precipitation 27.1 inches -
Total annual snow 8.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1898
Rank Temperature Date
1 100 °F Jul 24
2 99 °F Aug 30
2 99 °F Jul 19
4 97 °F Jul 26
5 96 °F Sep 2
5 96 °F Jul 23
5 96 °F Jul 18
8 95 °F Aug 22
9 94 °F Sep 1
9 94 °F Jul 17
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1898
Rank Temperature Date
1 -15 °F December 31
2 -10 °F February 1
3 -9 °F December 13
3 -9 °F February 2
5 -7 °F December 8
6 -6 °F December 30
7 -5 °F December 14
7 -5 °F November 26
9 -4 °F December 9
9 -4 °F February 3
January 1898 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
32 2 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
35 9 0.00 0.0
35 21 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
34 13 0.00 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.19 2.0
30 15 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
24 12 0.00 0.0
32 4 0.00 0.0
32 11 0.00 0.0
36 18 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.00 0.0
31 27 0.07 0.7
35 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 18 0.20 2.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
31 14 0.00 0.0
28 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 5 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
33 9 0.00 0.0
16 0 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
16 4 0.00 0.0
February 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
14 -10 0.00 0.0
2 -9 n/a 0.0
32 -4 0.00 0.0
37 9 0.05 0.0
27 9 n/a 0.5
37 15 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
33 28 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
30 21 1.05 0.0
41 13 0.00 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
28 21 0.00 0.0
37 15 0.00 0.0
35 15 n/a 0.0
22 1 0.00 0.0
27 21 0.32 0.0
21 14 n/a 3.3
24 7 0.00 0.0
n/a 7 0.00 0.0
30 15 0.00 0.0
23 12 0.00 0.0
25 6 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
40 24 n/a 0.0
March 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
31 19 0.00 0.0
32 16 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
59 30 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.14 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
46 39 0.14 0.0
50 34 0.00 0.0
59 27 0.00 0.0
62 25 0.00 0.0
60 16 0.35 0.0
37 12 0.00 0.0
59 22 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
56 22 0.15 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
April 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 33 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
55 22 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
63 41 0.01 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.36 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
62 33 0.00 0.0
73 30 0.00 0.0
90 48 0.00 0.0
70 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 42 0.50 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.00 0.0
60 49 0.47 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.01 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
70 39 0.03 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
75 40 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.14 0.0
May 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
71 48 0.01 0.0
60 51 0.10 0.0
56 45 0.00 0.0
47 42 0.61 0.0
54 38 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
77 36 0.00 0.0
n/a 52 0.13 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
63 45 0.00 0.0
73 38 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
53 45 0.63 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.12 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.18 0.0
69 59 0.31 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
85 56 1.61 0.0
76 61 0.09 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.08 0.0
78 54 0.01 0.0
June 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 58 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
83 63 1.83 0.0
80 64 0.65 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.59 0.0
79 58 0.05 0.0
74 58 1.93 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
73 63 0.01 0.0
78 60 0.02 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
73 57 0.00 0.0
61 57 0.30 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
89 65 1.07 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
84 54 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.41 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.24 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
88 48 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
July 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
92 69 0.00 0.0
87 72 0.20 0.0
77 61 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.03 0.0
n/a 63 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
99 71 0.09 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
88 51 0.00 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.00 0.0
100 62 0.06 0.0
n/a 64 0.00 0.0
97 60 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.27 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.09 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
67 54 0.36 0.0
August 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 48 0.00 0.0
66 54 1.03 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
79 66 0.16 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
75 59 0.01 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
88 65 2.02 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
95 76 0.00 0.0
84 74 0.08 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
n/a 60 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
99 65 0.00 0.0
n/a 67 0.00 0.0
September 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
94 69 0.00 0.0
96 71 0.00 0.0
87 72 0.25 0.0
86 52 1.08 0.0
79 58 0.23 0.0
68 50 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 n/a
52 45 0.20 0.0
60 48 0.00 0.0
61 46 0.00 0.0
56 50 0.64 0.0
68 50 0.52 0.0
68 54 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
72 62 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
79 44 0.00 0.0
92 53 0.00 0.0
n/a 60 0.15 0.0
71 40 0.00 0.0
October 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 52 0.04 0.0
85 n/a 0.00 0.0
n/a 50 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.12 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
63 47 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
65 39 0.06 0.0
73 52 0.85 0.0
63 46 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.17 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
52 41 0.00 0.0
42 34 2.33 0.0
40 33 0.07 0.0
40 35 0.00 0.0
38 33 0.00 0.0
40 35 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
47 40 0.00 0.0
40 33 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
69 31 0.00 0.0
49 n/a 0.85 0.0
n/a 30 0.00 0.0
56 23 0.00 0.0
November 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 34 0.00 0.0
63 25 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
37 28 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
46 11 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.00 0.0
38 22 0.00 0.0
51 22 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
n/a 32 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
70 29 0.00 0.0
n/a 7 0.00 0.0
n/a -2 0.00 0.0
n/a -2 0.00 0.0
n/a -1 0.00 0.0
n/a -5 0.00 0.0
n/a -3 0.00 0.0
n/a 22 0.00 0.0
n/a 23 0.00 0.0
n/a n/a 0.00 0.0
December 1898 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
n/a 13 0.00 0.0
n/a 26 0.00 0.0
n/a 10 0.00 0.0
n/a 0 0.00 0.0
n/a -2 0.00 0.0
n/a 17 0.00 0.0
n/a 5 0.00 0.0
n/a -7 0.00 0.0
n/a -4 0.00 0.0
n/a -2 0.00 0.0
n/a 14 0.00 0.0
n/a 11 0.00 0.0
n/a -9 0.00 0.0
n/a -5 0.00 0.0
n/a -3 0.00 0.0
n/a 19 0.00 0.0
n/a 12 0.00 0.0
n/a 15 0.00 0.0
n/a 21 0.00 0.0
n/a 20 0.00 0.0
n/a 28 0.00 0.0
n/a 21 0.00 0.0
n/a 20 0.00 0.0
n/a 27 0.00 0.0
n/a 17 0.00 0.0
n/a 17 0.00 0.0
n/a 18 0.00 0.0
n/a 20 0.00 0.0
n/a 13 0.00 0.0
n/a -6 0.00 0.0
n/a -15 0.00 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