Ames Weather in 1963

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1963 based on NOAA data.
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1963 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F July 1
Lowest temperature -21 °F January 23
Highest daily low 74 °F August 2
Lowest daily high -7 °F January 23
Most daily precipitation 3.3 inches May 12
Most daily snow 5.0 inches March 5
Total annual precipitation 32.1 inches -
Total annual snow 28.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1963
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Jul 1
2 95 °F Aug 2
2 95 °F Jun 30
4 94 °F Oct 5
4 94 °F Jun 28
4 94 °F Jun 7
7 93 °F Oct 6
8 92 °F Jul 19
9 91 °F Aug 8
9 91 °F Jun 29
9 91 °F Jun 25
9 91 °F Jun 9
9 91 °F Jun 8
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1963
Rank Temperature Date
1 -21 °F January 23
1 -21 °F January 21
3 -17 °F January 28
4 -16 °F December 22
4 -16 °F December 21
6 -15 °F January 27
6 -15 °F January 20
6 -15 °F January 16
6 -15 °F January 15
10 -14 °F January 19
10 -14 °F January 13
January 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
27 23 0.00 0.0
26 23 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.00 0.0
29 25 0.00 0.0
29 24 0.00 0.0
31 19 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
18 13 0.15 3.0
13 -6 0.13 2.0
10 -14 0.00 0.0
7 -12 0.00 0.0
4 -15 0.07 1.0
13 -15 0.03 0.5
19 -11 0.00 0.0
20 -6 0.00 0.0
-1 -14 0.10 1.5
6 -15 0.00 0.0
10 -21 0.06 1.0
22 -12 0.01 0.0
-7 -21 0.00 0.0
10 -11 0.00 0.0
12 -8 0.04 0.8
7 -12 0.00 0.0
1 -15 0.00 0.0
19 -17 0.00 0.0
14 0 0.00 0.0
9 0 0.00 0.0
14 -11 0.00 0.0
February 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 13 0.00 0.0
39 5 0.00 0.0
23 -8 0.00 0.0
48 18 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
30 29 0.00 0.0
30 20 0.16 2.5
22 18 0.12 1.5
25 16 0.03 0.4
17 -1 0.00 0.0
25 7 0.02 0.5
24 0 0.00 0.0
19 -3 0.00 0.0
15 -11 0.00 0.0
36 12 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.16 0.0
38 2 0.06 0.8
4 -9 0.00 0.0
23 -2 0.00 0.0
23 8 0.03 0.5
24 3 0.02 0.0
22 6 0.01 0.0
16 -12 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.02 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
March 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 20 0.00 0.0
44 30 0.00 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.18 0.0
32 24 0.39 5.0
39 11 0.05 0.8
40 20 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
34 33 0.53 0.0
36 33 0.00 0.0
38 32 0.08 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
61 39 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.36 0.0
37 34 0.15 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
72 34 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.93 0.0
56 34 0.28 0.0
71 35 0.00 0.0
76 36 0.00 0.0
70 58 0.00 0.0
73 36 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
April 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 56 0.03 0.0
74 62 0.00 0.0
68 36 0.04 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.06 0.0
58 41 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.00 0.0
54 40 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
71 35 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.02 0.0
63 34 0.18 0.0
60 42 0.18 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.00 0.0
55 37 0.33 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
67 39 0.07 0.0
62 46 0.17 0.0
59 51 0.17 0.0
58 50 1.21 0.0
65 48 3.01 0.0
54 36 0.00 0.0
May 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
63 33 0.00 0.0
65 49 0.18 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
73 57 0.40 0.0
68 51 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
62 45 0.19 0.0
57 50 3.31 0.0
71 53 0.35 0.0
71 50 0.00 0.0
64 52 0.02 0.0
63 48 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
68 54 0.01 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
58 32 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
66 47 0.00 0.0
66 56 0.00 0.0
70 60 0.17 0.0
64 56 1.03 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
June 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 61 0.05 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.03 0.0
88 64 0.23 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
91 72 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.04 0.0
85 65 0.00 0.0
72 56 0.00 0.0
75 53 0.08 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
77 62 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.01 0.0
77 60 0.06 0.0
75 48 0.00 0.0
81 48 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
85 68 1.62 0.0
90 67 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.33 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
July 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
97 71 0.00 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.11 0.0
80 60 0.08 0.0
78 64 0.36 0.0
82 65 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
79 62 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
77 63 1.49 0.0
83 66 0.25 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.18 0.0
87 63 0.91 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.27 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.20 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.32 0.0
August 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 60 0.00 0.0
95 74 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.03 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
73 65 1.23 0.0
85 67 2.13 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.09 0.0
81 64 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.15 0.0
76 60 0.00 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
76 50 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.03 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
62 49 0.00 0.0
74 49 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
79 62 0.00 0.0
76 65 0.03 0.0
73 62 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
75 62 0.20 0.0
83 64 1.17 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
September 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
73 51 0.02 0.0
81 64 0.64 0.0
74 59 0.00 0.0
68 59 0.30 0.0
72 57 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.69 0.0
80 62 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
76 63 0.00 0.0
80 66 0.06 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.06 0.0
82 66 0.05 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
74 57 0.14 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
66 50 0.00 0.0
60 52 0.31 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
76 55 0.06 0.0
78 48 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
76 42 0.00 0.0
October 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 47 0.00 0.0
85 53 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
94 47 0.00 0.0
93 61 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.05 0.0
81 43 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
85 47 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.03 0.0
70 60 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.30 0.0
71 54 0.26 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
76 61 0.09 0.0
80 57 0.06 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
77 57 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.07 0.0
69 54 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
64 38 0.00 0.0
54 45 0.00 0.0
November 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 28 0.00 0.0
54 19 0.00 0.0
63 30 0.00 0.0
54 39 0.00 0.0
59 46 0.00 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
61 44 0.03 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
53 35 0.00 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
34 32 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
60 27 0.00 0.0
63 40 0.00 0.0
58 44 0.00 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
57 30 0.00 0.0
51 40 0.30 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
59 30 1.09 0.0
34 19 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
December 1963 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 17 0.00 0.0
36 14 0.00 0.0
44 15 0.00 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
58 25 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.15 2.0
20 12 0.02 0.0
19 9 0.00 0.0
24 16 0.16 3.0
19 0 0.00 0.0
9 -3 0.00 0.0
9 -5 0.00 0.0
3 -8 0.00 0.0
8 -11 0.00 0.0
14 6 0.16 2.0
7 -10 0.00 0.0
5 -12 0.00 0.0
2 -8 0.00 0.0
1 -16 0.00 0.0
5 -16 0.00 0.0
17 -11 0.00 0.0
43 14 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
41 28 0.00 0.0
28 14 0.00 0.0
28 5 0.00 0.0
19 -2 0.00 0.0
21 -5 0.00 0.0
29 16 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