Ames Weather in 1950

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1950 based on NOAA data.
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1950 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F June 25
Lowest temperature -16 °F January 31
Highest daily low 72 °F June 25
Lowest daily high 0 °F January 26
Most daily precipitation 2.7 inches June 18
Most daily snow 7.5 inches February 13
Total annual precipitation 25.9 inches -
Total annual snow 29.0 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1950
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Jun 25
2 90 °F Aug 9
2 90 °F Jul 30
4 89 °F Aug 23
5 88 °F Aug 16
5 88 °F Jul 31
5 88 °F Jul 28
5 88 °F Jul 1
9 87 °F Sep 18
9 87 °F Aug 24
9 87 °F Aug 15
9 87 °F Jul 29
9 87 °F Jul 27
9 87 °F Jul 16
9 87 °F Jun 23
9 87 °F Jun 21
9 87 °F Jun 15
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1950
Rank Temperature Date
1 -16 °F January 31
2 -12 °F December 27
2 -12 °F February 26
4 -11 °F December 18
4 -11 °F January 26
6 -9 °F January 27
6 -9 °F January 4
8 -6 °F December 20
8 -6 °F December 17
8 -6 °F January 5
January 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 34 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.04 0.0
30 -4 0.14 0.3
3 -9 0.00 0.0
16 -6 0.00 0.0
29 2 0.00 0.0
23 9 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
38 5 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.31 0.0
25 0 0.00 0.0
40 2 0.00 0.0
30 -2 0.00 0.0
42 10 0.00 0.0
10 -4 0.03 1.0
22 -3 0.00 0.0
40 6 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
18 -2 0.50 1.8
0 -11 0.00 0.0
30 -9 0.00 0.0
41 19 0.00 0.0
22 -3 0.00 0.0
5 -5 0.04 2.0
15 -16 0.01 0.5
February 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
19 -5 0.00 0.0
19 -3 0.00 0.0
31 -1 0.00 0.0
31 2 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.00 0.0
33 28 0.00 0.0
34 31 0.44 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
30 26 0.02 0.4
28 21 0.39 7.5
26 21 0.02 0.5
28 15 0.00 0.0
30 5 0.00 0.0
38 4 0.00 0.0
36 16 0.00 0.0
24 0 0.00 0.0
39 10 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.00 0.0
30 9 0.00 0.0
28 13 0.11 2.0
14 -5 0.00 0.0
11 2 0.16 2.0
18 -12 0.00 0.0
37 7 0.00 0.0
40 28 0.15 0.0
March 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
28 9 0.00 0.0
17 -2 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.04 0.5
50 20 0.00 0.0
49 36 0.00 0.0
59 33 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
28 5 0.06 0.5
22 11 0.00 0.0
28 18 0.08 1.0
29 10 0.04 0.5
19 5 0.00 0.0
25 7 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
45 31 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
31 23 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.04 0.5
33 24 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.22 1.5
44 29 0.02 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.02 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.01 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
52 25 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.00 0.0
April 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
49 33 0.00 0.0
61 38 0.00 0.0
52 35 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.00 0.0
43 28 0.02 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
70 37 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
40 31 0.24 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
40 17 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
62 23 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.12 0.0
58 44 n/a 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
60 25 0.00 0.0
79 36 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.06 0.0
56 45 0.28 0.0
45 35 0.16 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.00 0.0
43 35 0.11 0.0
47 38 0.32 0.0
May 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 27 0.00 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.00 0.0
83 60 1.05 0.0
76 45 1.40 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.76 0.0
60 47 1.23 0.0
63 42 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.05 0.0
76 52 0.26 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.20 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.03 0.0
70 54 0.00 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
64 53 1.43 0.0
77 46 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
82 67 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.54 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
61 54 0.14 0.0
67 53 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.05 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
June 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 45 0.00 0.0
68 60 0.83 0.0
63 44 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
76 69 0.00 0.0
78 61 2.48 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
80 62 0.35 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.01 0.0
83 69 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
59 50 2.67 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.05 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.47 0.0
87 72 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.69 0.0
93 72 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
July 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 53 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.66 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.31 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
78 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.01 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
77 68 0.13 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.02 0.0
80 68 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.09 0.0
70 61 0.25 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.17 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
88 56 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.28 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
August 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 57 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
72 61 0.37 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
79 61 0.42 0.0
74 59 0.00 0.0
69 56 0.28 0.0
72 61 0.01 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
78 65 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
68 56 0.00 0.0
69 38 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
65 55 0.00 0.0
66 62 0.68 0.0
72 62 0.03 0.0
67 58 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
September 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 58 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
77 39 0.00 0.0
80 40 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
73 57 0.57 0.0
60 52 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
77 63 0.15 0.0
72 60 0.23 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.01 0.0
66 50 0.03 0.0
73 53 0.22 0.0
80 59 0.01 0.0
October 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 62 0.13 0.0
67 45 0.54 0.0
53 34 0.00 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
79 48 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.66 0.0
60 45 0.06 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
77 44 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.00 0.0
86 53 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
79 40 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
52 40 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
80 42 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
86 45 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
November 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 48 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
47 34 0.03 0.0
43 16 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.00 0.0
42 33 0.09 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
27 13 0.00 0.0
35 10 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
47 16 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
49 12 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.00 0.0
53 19 0.16 1.8
24 7 0.00 0.0
48 11 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.01 0.0
40 2 0.00 0.0
16 0 0.00 0.0
27 7 0.01 0.0
36 18 0.00 0.0
32 14 0.00 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
December 1950 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 20 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.06 0.0
25 9 0.00 0.0
30 7 0.00 0.0
29 3 0.09 1.5
6 -5 0.11 1.5
24 6 0.05 1.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
26 9 0.00 0.0
24 15 0.00 0.0
29 20 0.03 0.4
30 25 0.00 0.0
27 18 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.02 0.3
28 5 0.00 0.0
12 2 0.00 0.0
7 -6 0.00 0.0
17 -11 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.00 0.0
20 -6 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
46 23 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.00 0.0
18 11 0.00 0.0
13 -1 0.00 0.0
23 -12 0.00 0.0
40 14 0.00 0.0
26 5 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
42 22 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