Ames Weather in 1939

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1939 based on NOAA data.
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1939 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F September 7
Lowest temperature -11 °F February 10
Highest daily low 76 °F September 7
Lowest daily high 11 °F December 31
Most daily precipitation 1.7 inches February 28
Most daily snow 12.0 inches February 28
Total annual precipitation 23.6 inches -
Total annual snow 13.9 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1939
Rank Temperature Date
1 100 °F Sep 7
1 100 °F Jul 12
3 99 °F Sep 6
3 99 °F Sep 3
5 97 °F Sep 14
5 97 °F May 24
7 96 °F Sep 15
7 96 °F Sep 13
9 95 °F Sep 12
9 95 °F Jul 27
9 95 °F Jul 26
9 95 °F Jul 11
9 95 °F Jul 6
9 95 °F May 30
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1939
Rank Temperature Date
1 -11 °F February 10
2 -10 °F February 17
3 -6 °F February 15
3 -6 °F February 11
5 -3 °F December 31
5 -3 °F February 21
5 -3 °F February 8
8 -2 °F February 22
9 -1 °F February 20
9 -1 °F January 19
January 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 16 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
40 27 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.13 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
50 40 0.14 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
34 28 0.02 0.0
28 20 0.00 0.0
28 11 0.00 0.0
16 0 0.00 0.0
31 16 0.11 n/a
19 4 0.00 0.0
29 -1 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
25 1 0.00 0.0
22 13 0.17 n/a
33 20 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.00 0.0
33 22 0.00 0.0
39 9 0.00 0.0
42 34 0.00 0.0
35 27 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
36 16 0.00 0.0
February 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 25 0.13 n/a
25 9 0.00 0.0
23 3 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
35 -3 0.02 n/a
27 6 0.70 n/a
25 -11 0.00 0.0
20 -6 0.00 0.0
42 12 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
30 -6 0.00 0.0
16 11 0.47 n/a
32 -10 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
19 -1 0.00 0.0
16 -3 0.00 0.0
14 -2 0.00 0.0
36 6 0.00 0.0
22 6 0.00 0.0
30 4 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
33 19 0.00 0.0
32 20 1.72 12.0
March 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 0 0.00 0.0
35 7 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
31 25 0.50 n/a
32 11 0.04 0.4
23 3 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.00 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
52 27 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
24 13 0.00 0.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
36 10 0.00 0.0
66 29 0.00 0.0
51 28 0.00 0.0
71 33 0.00 0.0
79 35 0.00 0.0
81 39 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.00 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.11 1.0
32 28 0.15 n/a
43 23 0.05 0.5
63 29 0.04 0.0
April 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 29 0.00 0.0
60 35 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
63 39 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.08 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
53 21 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
45 17 0.00 0.0
55 22 0.00 0.0
54 46 0.06 0.0
53 42 0.00 0.0
50 43 0.17 0.0
45 31 1.02 n/a
35 30 0.12 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
75 30 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
May 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 43 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.54 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
74 57 0.00 0.0
83 44 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
88 49 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
97 59 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.22 0.0
85 66 0.20 0.0
80 64 0.07 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.00 0.0
95 59 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
June 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 62 0.00 0.0
84 66 1.10 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
89 55 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.36 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.15 0.0
67 55 0.19 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
68 55 0.00 0.0
63 54 0.78 0.0
68 51 0.18 0.0
76 65 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.66 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
76 65 0.42 0.0
76 61 0.74 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
79 64 0.24 0.0
85 65 0.03 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.12 0.0
84 62 0.64 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
July 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 53 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.48 0.0
90 67 0.30 0.0
95 75 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.27 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
95 63 0.00 0.0
100 68 0.00 0.0
93 76 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.04 0.0
81 62 0.64 0.0
78 67 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.02 0.0
95 66 0.00 0.0
95 66 0.00 0.0
87 65 1.28 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
August 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 64 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.18 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
78 64 0.38 0.0
74 65 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.37 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
73 56 1.12 0.0
79 57 0.30 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
80 69 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.06 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
76 58 1.68 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
71 57 0.38 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
September 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 60 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
99 73 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
99 65 0.00 0.0
100 76 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.12 0.0
95 71 0.00 0.0
96 74 0.00 0.0
97 69 0.00 0.0
96 68 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
87 46 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
81 38 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
69 51 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.49 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
94 48 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.22 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
October 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 34 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.11 0.0
84 41 0.00 0.0
87 49 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
74 56 1.09 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
62 46 0.00 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.02 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
82 36 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.12 0.0
74 42 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
60 46 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.19 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
53 39 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
56 23 0.00 0.0
November 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
45 28 0.00 0.0
41 27 0.00 0.0
45 24 n/a 0.0
49 19 0.00 0.0
53 23 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
69 33 0.32 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
61 23 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
69 38 0.00 0.0
70 32 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
56 38 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
43 35 0.00 0.0
42 37 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
46 16 0.00 0.0
53 34 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.07 0.0
December 1939 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 41 0.39 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
51 23 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
66 26 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
53 36 0.00 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
42 14 0.00 0.0
57 20 0.00 0.0
63 31 0.00 0.0
65 28 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.05 n/a
27 20 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.00 0.0
33 8 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
33 23 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
25 19 0.15 n/a
28 20 0.20 n/a
28 6 0.00 0.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.00 0.0
11 -3 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