Ames Weather in 1955

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1955 based on NOAA data.
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1955 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 102 °F July 30
Lowest temperature -19 °F January 27
Highest daily low 78 °F July 8
Lowest daily high 1 °F December 19
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches July 10
Most daily snow 3.5 inches January 18
Total annual precipitation 21.2 inches -
Total annual snow 16.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1955
Rank Temperature Date
1 102 °F Jul 30
2 101 °F Jul 31
3 100 °F Sep 9
3 100 °F Jul 27
5 99 °F Jul 28
6 98 °F Aug 27
6 98 °F Aug 26
6 98 °F Aug 21
6 98 °F Jul 29
10 97 °F Aug 20
10 97 °F Aug 1
10 97 °F Jul 26
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1955
Rank Temperature Date
1 -19 °F January 27
2 -12 °F February 12
3 -11 °F December 20
3 -11 °F December 19
3 -11 °F December 18
3 -11 °F February 11
7 -6 °F February 10
7 -6 °F January 30
7 -6 °F January 29
7 -6 °F January 28
January 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 22 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.00 0.0
35 29 0.10 0.0
35 16 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
28 24 0.00 0.0
27 23 0.00 0.0
30 12 0.00 0.0
31 8 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
30 18 0.00 0.0
27 10 0.00 0.0
24 18 0.18 3.5
26 0 0.00 0.0
26 5 0.00 0.0
30 14 0.09 1.5
17 8 0.00 0.0
18 -3 0.00 0.0
18 4 0.07 1.0
23 3 0.00 0.0
22 -2 0.00 0.0
5 -19 0.06 1.2
12 -6 0.00 0.0
14 -6 0.00 0.0
14 -6 0.00 0.0
39 8 0.00 0.0
February 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 19 0.00 0.0
26 14 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.00 0.0
22 16 0.09 1.5
27 14 0.03 0.5
30 1 0.00 0.0
24 10 0.00 0.0
34 9 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
23 -6 0.02 0.0
8 -11 0.00 0.0
10 -12 0.00 0.0
30 2 0.00 0.0
36 8 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
34 32 0.65 0.0
35 33 0.09 0.0
34 12 0.10 0.0
28 15 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
37 21 0.00 0.0
30 0 0.08 1.0
42 5 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
26 20 0.08 0.0
33 25 0.00 0.0
March 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
46 18 0.00 0.0
47 26 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
35 17 0.00 0.0
30 10 0.00 0.0
33 4 0.02 0.4
62 26 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
69 32 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
58 28 0.00 0.0
53 33 0.24 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
35 21 0.00 0.0
37 23 0.00 0.0
46 19 0.01 0.0
54 28 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.22 0.0
34 19 0.15 0.0
40 11 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.10 1.2
19 8 0.01 0.2
26 2 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
45 16 0.00 0.0
59 26 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
April 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 42 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
60 46 0.33 0.0
56 38 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
76 38 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
66 50 0.11 0.0
64 48 0.18 0.0
58 50 0.94 0.0
62 46 0.11 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.29 0.0
71 46 0.00 0.0
75 40 0.00 0.0
72 46 0.00 0.0
65 44 1.37 0.0
52 44 0.42 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
70 51 0.01 0.0
72 39 0.00 0.0
77 43 0.00 0.0
May 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 54 0.02 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.17 0.0
74 53 0.46 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.17 0.0
67 52 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
57 47 1.86 0.0
68 48 0.01 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
63 47 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
80 45 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.25 0.0
72 53 0.01 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.63 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
66 49 0.55 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
June 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 62 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.49 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.01 0.0
72 51 0.03 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
65 55 0.58 0.0
59 49 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
78 65 0.11 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.02 0.0
78 65 1.22 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
July 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 64 0.87 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
86 67 0.34 0.0
84 67 0.08 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
92 78 0.00 0.0
88 66 n/a 0.0
86 66 2.10 0.0
85 69 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.00 0.0
80 65 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
97 75 0.00 0.0
100 76 0.00 0.0
99 71 0.00 0.0
98 72 0.00 0.0
102 72 0.00 0.0
101 75 0.00 0.0
August 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 73 0.08 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
94 74 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
90 71 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.00 0.0
90 51 0.00 0.0
92 55 0.04 0.0
94 64 0.03 0.0
96 58 0.00 0.0
96 63 0.00 0.0
96 66 0.00 0.0
97 71 0.00 0.0
98 68 0.41 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
88 57 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.51 0.0
94 65 0.00 0.0
98 67 0.00 0.0
98 72 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.40 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.00 0.0
September 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 43 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
84 48 0.00 0.0
93 49 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
100 59 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.10 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
78 34 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.19 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
96 60 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.00 0.0
75 66 0.46 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.88 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
69 56 0.00 0.0
62 43 0.00 0.0
59 43 0.00 0.0
60 51 0.07 0.0
77 53 0.39 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
75 61 0.22 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
October 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 37 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
67 60 0.09 0.0
77 63 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.18 0.0
60 47 0.02 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
80 45 0.00 0.0
84 46 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.02 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
54 38 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
69 30 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.00 0.0
60 38 0.09 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
78 31 0.00 0.0
84 39 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.19 0.0
41 37 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.18 0.0
61 22 0.00 0.0
November 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 36 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
37 17 0.00 0.0
55 21 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
32 23 0.00 0.0
41 26 0.00 0.0
55 22 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
n/a 26 0.00 0.0
32 12 0.00 0.0
42 26 0.00 0.0
26 7 0.10 1.0
24 11 0.00 0.0
27 20 0.00 0.0
29 18 0.02 0.1
53 25 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
41 11 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
52 16 0.02 0.2
38 7 0.00 0.0
15 2 0.00 0.0
20 8 0.00 0.0
20 -4 0.00 0.0
December 1955 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
31 12 0.07 1.5
34 29 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.14 0.0
34 13 0.00 0.0
24 7 0.00 0.0
38 11 0.00 0.0
32 13 0.00 0.0
20 4 0.00 0.0
24 -2 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
25 -1 0.00 0.0
30 8 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
23 9 0.00 0.0
15 1 0.00 0.0
28 -3 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.15 2.0
10 -11 0.00 0.0
1 -11 0.00 0.0
12 -11 0.00 0.0
23 0 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
47 23 0.00 0.0
45 26 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
37 32 0.00 0.0
35 5 0.00 0.0
32 1 0.00 0.0
44 14 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