Ames Weather in 1953

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1953 based on NOAA data.
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1953 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F September 28
Lowest temperature -13 °F February 17
Highest daily low 72 °F July 26
Lowest daily high 10 °F January 16
Most daily precipitation 2.0 inches June 25
Most daily snow 4.0 inches December 9
Total annual precipitation 21.6 inches -
Total annual snow 17.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Sep 28
2 97 °F Jun 19
3 96 °F Sep 1
3 96 °F Aug 30
3 96 °F Aug 1
3 96 °F Jun 18
7 95 °F Aug 31
8 94 °F Oct 2
8 94 °F Sep 2
8 94 °F Aug 29
8 94 °F Jul 31
8 94 °F Jul 25
8 94 °F Jul 19
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1953
Rank Temperature Date
1 -13 °F February 17
2 -11 °F January 16
3 -5 °F December 17
3 -5 °F January 7
3 -5 °F January 6
6 -2 °F January 5
7 -1 °F December 23
8 0 °F December 30
9 1 °F January 15
10 2 °F December 16
January 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
28 24 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.00 0.0
26 17 0.00 0.0
31 3 0.00 0.0
28 -2 0.00 0.0
16 -5 0.15 2.4
18 -5 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
34 6 0.00 0.0
42 10 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.00 0.0
38 1 0.43 0.5
10 -11 0.00 0.0
23 5 0.00 0.0
28 16 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.00 0.0
30 20 0.09 1.1
34 21 0.00 0.0
34 29 0.00 0.0
32 23 0.02 0.0
27 21 0.00 0.0
28 16 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
34 11 0.00 0.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
February 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
18 4 0.00 0.0
26 12 0.00 0.0
37 20 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.22 1.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.32 0.0
32 26 0.15 2.0
30 21 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
25 15 0.00 0.0
19 4 0.28 4.0
20 -13 0.00 0.0
44 11 0.00 0.0
38 30 0.21 0.0
42 18 0.25 0.0
18 3 0.01 0.0
39 8 0.00 0.0
49 24 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
35 29 0.03 0.5
48 29 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
March 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
28 19 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.07 1.0
29 20 0.00 0.0
31 10 0.02 0.0
28 18 0.00 0.0
25 16 0.00 0.0
24 12 0.06 1.0
37 21 0.00 0.0
56 25 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.00 0.0
49 40 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
44 35 0.51 0.0
39 31 0.00 0.0
58 24 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.08 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.28 0.0
38 23 0.01 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
49 19 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
46 38 1.04 0.0
40 37 0.80 0.0
April 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 37 0.00 0.0
49 32 0.07 0.0
48 33 0.19 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
52 26 0.00 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
53 42 0.09 0.0
48 38 0.43 0.0
45 35 0.02 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
56 35 0.07 0.0
45 32 0.24 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
74 31 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
77 38 0.00 0.0
66 46 0.84 0.0
56 39 0.11 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
56 41 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.24 0.0
64 49 0.74 0.0
May 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
59 47 0.04 0.0
49 43 0.00 0.0
50 42 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.00 0.0
61 48 0.02 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
81 n/a 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.04 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
62 39 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.00 0.0
70 54 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.42 0.0
67 48 0.85 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
67 54 0.22 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
69 53 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
June 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 53 0.00 0.0
74 52 0.00 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.27 0.0
71 56 0.21 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
81 56 1.38 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.29 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.03 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
97 72 0.26 0.0
86 72 0.03 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.07 0.0
78 55 1.98 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
77 67 0.47 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
July 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 69 0.00 0.0
84 72 0.02 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.05 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.09 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
89 69 0.18 0.0
88 68 0.11 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
90 72 0.35 0.0
87 70 0.01 0.0
93 71 0.02 0.0
86 68 0.94 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
August 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
96 71 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.06 0.0
87 70 1.18 0.0
79 70 0.00 0.0
78 61 0.02 0.0
82 62 0.58 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.15 0.0
80 65 0.10 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.02 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
92 60 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.00 0.0
92 59 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
96 66 0.00 0.0
95 66 0.00 0.0
September 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
96 67 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.37 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.05 0.0
76 40 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
86 53 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
83 39 0.00 0.0
92 59 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.18 0.0
82 42 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.00 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
85 46 0.00 0.0
74 48 0.05 0.0
85 44 0.00 0.0
78 37 0.00 0.0
98 50 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
October 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 43 0.00 0.0
94 52 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
74 34 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
82 39 0.00 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
85 41 0.00 0.0
86 49 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.17 0.0
84 52 0.02 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.07 0.0
57 44 0.00 0.0
57 45 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.01 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
65 24 0.00 0.0
78 41 0.00 0.0
59 40 0.00 0.0
November 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 25 0.00 0.0
77 39 0.00 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
43 14 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
53 17 0.00 0.0
63 23 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
58 29 0.00 0.0
69 27 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
73 37 0.00 0.0
71 40 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.00 0.0
63 49 0.60 0.0
58 33 0.73 0.0
35 31 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.00 0.0
54 27 0.00 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
34 30 0.00 0.0
32 24 0.01 0.0
31 21 0.00 0.0
37 21 0.01 0.0
38 28 0.05 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
December 1953 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 23 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.42 0.0
49 25 0.04 0.0
39 22 0.07 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.00 0.0
33 22 0.20 4.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
38 32 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
15 2 0.00 0.0
18 -5 0.00 0.0
37 6 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
44 26 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.03 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
32 -1 0.00 0.0
48 23 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
43 26 0.00 0.0
42 13 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
33 0 0.00 0.0
48 12 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