Ames Weather in 1949

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1949 based on NOAA data.
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1949 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F July 1
Lowest temperature -16 °F January 30
Highest daily low 73 °F July 7
Lowest daily high 1 °F January 29
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches September 12
Most daily snow 7.0 inches January 27
Total annual precipitation 23.9 inches -
Total annual snow 28.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1949
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Jul 1
2 94 °F Aug 7
2 94 °F Jun 23
2 94 °F Jun 20
5 93 °F Aug 6
5 93 °F Jul 18
5 93 °F Jun 30
8 92 °F Aug 8
8 92 °F Jul 28
10 91 °F Aug 17
10 91 °F Aug 9
10 91 °F Jul 25
10 91 °F Jul 6
10 91 °F Jul 4
10 91 °F Jul 3
10 91 °F Jul 2
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1949
Rank Temperature Date
1 -16 °F January 30
2 -15 °F February 2
3 -12 °F January 29
4 -11 °F January 22
5 -8 °F February 4
5 -8 °F January 31
7 -6 °F December 23
8 -5 °F February 14
8 -5 °F January 20
10 -3 °F February 15
10 -3 °F February 9
10 -3 °F February 1
January 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
22 17 0.00 0.0
31 20 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.27 0.0
38 25 0.30 0.0
25 10 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
46 27 0.00 0.0
36 8 0.00 0.0
19 10 0.09 1.6
26 18 0.04 0.6
24 13 0.00 0.0
36 11 0.00 0.0
38 15 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.30 0.0
39 9 0.02 0.0
19 3 0.00 0.0
23 13 0.11 2.0
20 -2 0.01 0.1
12 -5 0.00 0.0
18 3 0.03 0.5
14 -11 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.32 0.0
33 5 0.00 0.0
10 1 0.00 0.0
20 2 0.00 0.0
20 10 0.58 7.0
19 0 0.09 1.0
1 -12 0.00 0.0
10 -16 0.00 0.0
23 -8 0.00 0.0
February 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
22 -3 0.00 0.0
12 -15 0.00 0.0
24 11 0.00 0.0
18 -8 0.00 0.0
27 1 0.00 0.0
26 9 0.00 0.0
35 -1 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.00 0.0
34 -3 0.00 0.0
28 -1 0.00 0.0
40 10 0.00 0.0
35 15 0.21 0.4
15 2 0.45 6.5
11 -5 0.13 2.0
25 -3 0.04 0.6
29 1 0.00 0.0
40 -1 0.00 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
25 15 0.00 0.0
23 14 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.08 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.02 0.0
22 6 0.00 0.0
March 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 6 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
41 34 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
39 31 0.05 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
29 19 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
31 16 0.00 0.0
26 8 0.00 0.0
29 22 0.06 0.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
32 20 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.04 0.0
45 31 0.50 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.22 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
45 39 0.38 0.0
53 35 0.12 0.0
64 31 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
43 38 0.24 0.0
41 33 0.60 0.0
April 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
48 30 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
53 40 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.51 4.0
38 29 0.12 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
50 34 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
59 25 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
66 48 0.24 0.0
62 41 0.01 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
90 46 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.26 0.0
67 48 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
74 40 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
May 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 48 0.18 0.0
79 42 0.00 0.0
89 53 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.04 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
64 50 0.07 0.0
71 48 0.10 0.0
68 43 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.05 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.09 0.0
71 57 0.07 0.0
71 57 0.15 0.0
76 62 0.16 0.0
77 63 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
64 49 0.00 0.0
56 52 0.13 0.0
69 51 0.04 0.0
69 52 0.28 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
72 42 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
June 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 67 0.00 0.0
78 60 0.92 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.24 0.0
76 63 0.16 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.02 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
84 68 0.01 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.80 0.0
85 59 0.02 0.0
94 65 0.45 0.0
79 63 0.55 0.0
85 65 0.04 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.70 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
July 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
95 70 0.46 0.0
91 65 0.01 0.0
91 71 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
88 72 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
88 73 0.00 0.0
84 70 0.00 0.0
88 71 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
79 64 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.74 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.50 0.0
85 72 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
86 71 0.22 0.0
86 72 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
August 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 64 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.27 0.0
89 71 0.56 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
77 63 1.13 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
73 65 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.02 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
September 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 37 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
73 62 1.10 0.0
77 60 0.04 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
64 53 0.11 0.0
66 56 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.01 0.0
71 57 1.04 0.0
77 58 2.06 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
70 57 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
85 40 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
73 35 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
63 48 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
October 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
74 45 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.02 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
69 51 0.09 0.0
71 54 0.00 0.0
74 58 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.56 0.0
82 67 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
72 56 0.37 0.0
57 44 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
63 51 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.57 0.0
69 57 0.33 0.0
63 42 0.75 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
52 41 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
54 24 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
November 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 34 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
64 45 0.00 0.0
58 44 0.34 0.0
56 33 0.05 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
38 30 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
36 20 0.00 0.0
48 16 0.00 0.0
38 26 0.00 0.0
37 27 0.15 0.0
31 21 0.00 0.0
57 23 0.00 0.0
41 27 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
December 1949 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 26 0.00 0.0
47 21 0.00 0.0
52 30 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.00 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
21 5 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.01 0.0
40 26 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.52 0.0
28 9 0.00 0.0
17 10 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.00 0.0
39 7 0.00 0.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
42 33 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
22 12 0.04 0.6
17 9 0.11 1.4
18 -6 0.00 0.0
27 -1 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
24 -1 0.00 0.0
41 14 0.00 0.0
48 18 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.02 0.0
42 36 0.01 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