Ames Weather in 1957

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1957 based on NOAA data.
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1957 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 100 °F July 12
Lowest temperature -30 °F January 14
Highest daily low 77 °F July 12
Lowest daily high 2 °F January 16
Most daily precipitation 2.9 inches June 16
Most daily snow 9.5 inches November 18
Total annual precipitation 33.3 inches -
Total annual snow 40.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1957
Rank Temperature Date
1 100 °F Jul 12
2 98 °F Jul 17
3 97 °F Jul 18
3 97 °F Jul 16
5 95 °F Jul 7
6 94 °F Jul 19
6 94 °F Jul 11
8 93 °F Aug 1
9 92 °F Jul 31
9 92 °F Jul 30
9 92 °F Jul 20
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1957
Rank Temperature Date
1 -30 °F January 14
2 -14 °F January 16
3 -11 °F January 10
4 -10 °F January 11
5 -7 °F January 30
5 -7 °F January 26
5 -7 °F January 13
8 -4 °F January 15
9 -1 °F January 25
10 0 °F January 29
January 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 10 0.00 0.0
30 6 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
31 14 0.00 0.0
28 14 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.03 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.00 0.0
25 4 0.31 5.0
5 -11 0.03 0.5
24 -10 0.00 0.0
17 4 0.00 0.0
9 -7 0.07 2.0
4 -30 0.02 0.4
10 -4 0.02 0.4
2 -14 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.04 0.5
28 3 0.00 0.0
38 5 0.00 0.0
38 32 0.01 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
31 8 0.00 0.0
23 1 0.00 0.0
22 10 0.02 0.4
19 -1 0.05 1.5
8 -7 0.00 0.0
17 2 0.00 0.0
21 11 0.00 0.0
21 0 0.03 0.5
27 -7 0.00 0.0
26 14 0.00 0.0
February 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
27 20 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.02 0.0
28 16 0.00 0.0
36 9 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.04 0.5
43 29 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.00 0.0
34 30 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.01 0.0
38 28 0.09 1.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
40 19 0.00 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
35 21 0.00 0.0
43 12 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
26 8 0.00 0.0
36 15 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.09 0.5
18 2 0.03 0.4
27 10 0.02 0.4
47 27 0.04 0.0
43 37 0.01 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
March 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
40 29 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
34 19 0.03 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
32 11 0.03 0.8
36 25 0.00 0.0
66 27 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.02 0.0
63 29 0.06 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.31 0.0
33 19 0.04 0.8
42 22 0.00 0.0
47 27 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.79 0.0
40 29 0.03 0.3
50 22 0.00 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
39 28 0.35 4.0
43 21 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.01 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
April 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 41 0.27 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
39 31 0.28 0.0
36 31 0.02 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.05 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.06 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
49 20 0.00 0.0
53 24 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
69 45 0.00 0.0
74 41 0.00 0.0
78 59 0.15 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
62 49 0.04 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.07 0.0
66 51 1.93 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
71 51 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
May 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 49 0.00 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
68 37 0.00 0.0
75 38 0.00 0.0
79 46 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.42 0.0
56 46 1.26 0.0
59 45 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.36 0.0
63 55 1.12 0.0
67 54 0.41 0.0
63 47 0.00 0.0
49 41 0.11 0.0
66 47 0.02 0.0
57 45 0.00 0.0
56 46 0.03 0.0
57 46 0.28 0.0
76 52 0.50 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.06 0.0
75 45 0.00 0.0
74 60 0.36 0.0
63 53 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.02 0.0
76 61 1.23 0.0
78 57 0.01 0.0
June 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 55 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.07 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.68 0.0
60 52 0.02 0.0
78 60 0.03 0.0
74 67 0.20 0.0
81 59 0.02 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
78 62 1.02 0.0
82 57 0.32 0.0
85 63 2.87 0.0
87 65 0.49 0.0
76 60 0.03 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.21 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
77 52 0.34 0.0
75 59 0.03 0.0
68 53 0.09 0.0
79 57 0.08 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
July 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 67 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.23 0.0
79 65 1.04 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
95 70 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.05 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
94 66 0.00 0.0
100 77 0.00 0.0
90 73 0.19 0.0
83 67 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.01 0.0
97 70 0.00 0.0
98 68 0.00 0.0
97 73 0.00 0.0
94 74 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.29 0.0
88 71 0.43 0.0
83 72 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.42 0.0
77 69 0.57 0.0
84 70 0.25 0.0
86 72 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
August 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 70 0.00 0.0
90 72 0.00 0.0
83 71 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.48 0.0
80 68 0.00 0.0
85 70 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
87 68 0.23 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
77 64 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
80 63 0.12 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.24 0.0
80 57 0.03 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
77 66 0.32 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.13 0.0
73 60 1.63 0.0
79 63 0.18 0.0
79 66 0.05 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
September 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
87 68 0.00 0.0
78 63 0.83 0.0
73 61 0.00 0.0
70 56 0.01 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
66 55 0.21 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
67 55 0.12 0.0
66 61 0.49 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
62 52 0.06 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
70 41 0.00 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
68 53 0.06 0.0
56 49 0.02 0.0
68 49 0.21 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
63 43 0.00 0.0
67 36 0.00 0.0
74 34 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
October 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 47 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
69 40 0.00 0.0
67 49 0.00 0.0
62 50 0.15 0.0
60 53 1.05 0.0
53 43 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
59 35 0.00 0.0
56 46 0.10 0.0
68 47 0.01 0.0
67 51 0.00 0.0
64 56 0.54 0.0
60 50 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
56 51 0.56 0.0
57 47 0.36 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
34 28 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
November 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
56 38 0.85 0.0
52 44 0.06 0.0
44 37 0.00 0.0
38 36 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
49 41 0.02 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
47 16 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.04 0.0
45 39 0.15 0.0
48 41 0.09 0.0
46 35 0.24 0.0
36 35 0.04 0.0
35 31 0.13 1.7
35 27 0.87 9.5
34 20 0.05 0.5
36 21 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.02 0.2
28 1 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.00 0.0
39 12 0.00 0.0
39 16 0.00 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
36 23 0.00 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
36 7 0.00 0.0
December 1957 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 29 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
28 20 0.01 0.0
42 13 0.00 0.0
48 26 0.00 0.0
45 28 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.00 0.0
28 15 0.12 1.8
37 8 0.00 0.0
42 9 0.00 0.0
14 2 0.00 0.0
31 3 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
41 33 0.00 0.0
39 33 0.00 0.0
38 33 0.14 0.0
41 29 0.06 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
52 34 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.29 3.5
37 19 0.00 0.0
41 23 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
29 13 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
21 7 0.20 3.2
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location