Ames Weather in 1962

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1962 based on NOAA data.
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1962 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F July 7
Lowest temperature -25 °F March 1
Highest daily low 71 °F September 13
Lowest daily high 0 °F January 10
Most daily precipitation 2.0 inches June 9
Most daily snow 6.5 inches February 26
Total annual precipitation 24.5 inches -
Total annual snow 31.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1962
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Jul 7
2 92 °F Aug 29
2 92 °F Aug 22
4 91 °F Aug 23
4 91 °F Aug 8
4 91 °F Jul 3
7 90 °F Aug 19
7 90 °F May 5
9 89 °F Sep 12
9 89 °F Aug 27
9 89 °F Jul 10
9 89 °F Jun 28
9 89 °F Jun 27
9 89 °F May 13
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1962
Rank Temperature Date
1 -25 °F March 1
2 -21 °F January 20
3 -17 °F December 26
3 -17 °F February 28
5 -16 °F January 11
6 -12 °F December 12
6 -12 °F January 10
8 -11 °F January 9
9 -10 °F March 2
10 -9 °F February 27
10 -9 °F January 17
January 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 6 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
34 4 0.00 0.0
19 3 0.00 0.0
22 5 0.03 0.5
22 1 0.00 0.0
2 -11 0.00 0.0
0 -12 0.00 0.0
18 -16 0.00 0.0
35 16 0.01 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
16 -4 0.00 0.0
14 -6 0.00 0.0
7 -9 0.00 0.0
2 -5 0.02 0.3
2 -3 0.08 1.0
1 -21 0.00 0.0
9 1 0.01 0.2
8 -7 0.00 0.0
23 -3 0.00 0.0
34 10 0.00 0.0
36 10 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
25 2 0.00 0.0
24 7 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
37 7 0.00 0.0
35 -2 0.00 0.0
February 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
34 11 0.01 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
36 8 0.00 0.0
9 -4 0.00 0.0
23 3 0.00 0.0
24 5 0.00 0.0
24 21 0.12 1.5
31 20 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
35 32 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.00 0.0
33 30 0.12 1.0
34 28 0.00 0.0
28 23 0.13 2.0
28 25 0.11 1.0
27 16 0.07 1.0
18 2 0.04 0.8
25 16 0.32 4.0
20 -5 0.00 0.0
23 5 0.00 0.0
23 17 0.04 0.5
29 20 0.14 1.5
21 3 0.38 6.5
3 -9 0.03 0.5
1 -17 0.00 0.0
March 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
4 -25 0.00 0.0
18 -10 0.00 0.0
24 6 0.00 0.0
27 6 0.19 2.5
21 12 0.01 0.0
25 -1 0.00 0.0
33 4 0.00 0.0
33 29 0.26 3.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
34 33 0.03 0.0
34 33 0.32 1.0
36 30 0.05 0.0
30 21 0.03 0.5
24 15 0.00 0.0
26 6 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.00 0.0
34 8 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.11 0.0
39 30 0.14 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
39 28 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
42 27 0.00 0.0
43 30 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
70 30 0.00 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.09 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
41 33 0.13 0.0
April 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 27 0.09 0.0
40 26 0.00 0.0
45 27 0.00 0.0
50 36 0.03 0.0
53 36 0.05 0.0
54 31 0.00 0.0
60 22 0.00 0.0
49 34 0.03 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
48 37 0.03 0.0
43 31 0.63 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
51 25 0.00 0.0
67 30 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
59 38 0.53 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
83 47 0.00 0.0
84 49 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.15 0.0
61 41 0.08 0.0
71 49 0.02 0.0
66 53 0.00 0.0
May 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 49 0.00 0.0
74 38 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.05 0.0
78 41 0.74 0.0
65 47 0.19 0.0
56 45 0.00 0.0
66 52 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.12 0.0
87 57 0.01 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.22 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.39 0.0
83 60 0.12 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.53 0.0
84 63 0.47 0.0
69 56 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
71 55 0.00 0.0
67 54 0.55 0.0
66 54 0.00 0.0
70 59 0.58 0.0
74 60 1.28 0.0
80 56 0.06 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
June 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
68 45 0.00 0.0
66 51 0.00 0.0
60 49 1.13 0.0
69 59 0.19 0.0
82 59 0.03 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
79 61 0.00 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
78 62 2.00 0.0
79 59 0.05 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.48 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.05 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.02 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.08 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
July 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 66 0.10 0.0
87 70 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.20 0.0
83 69 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.40 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.07 0.0
85 66 0.26 0.0
78 64 0.47 0.0
71 62 1.28 0.0
72 61 0.03 0.0
70 59 0.04 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
77 65 0.10 0.0
85 64 0.72 0.0
85 60 0.03 0.0
86 62 0.05 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.05 0.0
78 59 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
72 60 0.04 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
73 63 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
August 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 57 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
81 68 0.19 0.0
83 65 0.05 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
91 61 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.03 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.05 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
90 60 0.00 0.0
80 68 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.06 0.0
70 63 0.72 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
84 51 0.00 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.15 0.0
78 65 0.48 0.0
September 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 50 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.10 0.0
74 51 0.29 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
69 60 0.39 0.0
64 53 0.14 0.0
65 46 0.03 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
81 71 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.26 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
79 43 0.00 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
67 58 0.00 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
65 40 0.00 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
64 55 0.50 0.0
October 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 54 0.42 0.0
63 54 0.49 0.0
58 52 0.33 0.0
67 50 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
58 52 0.24 0.0
70 58 0.01 0.0
70 57 0.00 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
81 66 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
76 61 0.00 0.0
75 63 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.75 0.0
66 41 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
60 47 0.12 0.0
61 47 0.22 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
58 48 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
38 26 0.10 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
53 24 0.00 0.0
71 29 0.00 0.0
58 43 0.00 0.0
57 27 0.00 0.0
58 42 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
November 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
47 36 0.00 0.0
43 37 0.00 0.0
48 36 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.06 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
57 29 0.00 0.0
48 34 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
46 18 0.00 0.0
56 22 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
45 37 0.07 0.0
37 32 0.16 0.0
34 29 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.01 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
50 19 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
50 35 0.00 0.0
48 40 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
December 1962 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
66 40 0.00 0.0
61 49 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
39 23 0.00 0.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
33 11 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
25 11 0.00 0.0
20 7 0.01 0.2
7 -3 0.00 0.0
9 -12 0.00 0.0
34 6 0.00 0.0
32 6 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
52 22 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
48 35 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.11 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.00 0.0
22 3 0.10 2.0
17 -17 0.00 0.0
24 9 0.00 0.0
38 7 0.00 0.0
33 8 0.00 0.0
21 4 0.00 0.0
23 9 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