Ames Weather in 1966

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1966 based on NOAA data.
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1966 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F July 12
Lowest temperature -23 °F January 29
Highest daily low 77 °F July 12
Lowest daily high -4 °F January 28
Most daily precipitation 4.0 inches June 12
Most daily snow 7.0 inches December 28
Total annual precipitation 23.1 inches -
Total annual snow 15.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1966
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Jul 12
2 95 °F Jul 11
2 95 °F Jul 10
4 94 °F Jul 18
4 94 °F Jul 13
6 93 °F Jul 19
7 92 °F Jul 14
7 92 °F Jul 9
7 92 °F Jul 5
7 92 °F Jul 4
7 92 °F Jun 25
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1966
Rank Temperature Date
1 -23 °F January 29
2 -15 °F January 30
3 -13 °F January 28
4 -10 °F January 23
4 -10 °F January 8
6 -7 °F January 22
6 -7 °F January 17
8 -6 °F January 27
8 -6 °F January 7
10 -5 °F January 31
10 -5 °F January 24
January 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
38 24 0.02 0.0
38 22 1.18 0.1
42 17 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
29 5 0.00 0.0
24 -6 0.00 0.0
23 -10 0.00 0.0
43 20 0.00 0.0
39 9 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.16 2.0
25 12 0.00 0.0
25 18 0.00 0.0
22 14 0.00 0.0
20 3 0.00 0.2
9 -7 0.00 0.0
14 3 0.00 0.2
16 -4 0.00 0.0
18 -2 0.00 0.0
14 7 0.00 0.0
9 -7 0.00 0.0
1 -10 0.00 0.0
4 -5 0.02 0.5
11 0 0.01 0.2
23 0 0.00 0.0
22 -6 0.00 0.0
-4 -13 0.00 0.0
-3 -23 0.00 0.0
11 -15 0.00 0.0
19 -5 0.00 0.0
February 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
20 0 0.00 0.0
21 -1 0.00 0.0
20 6 0.00 0.0
18 -3 0.00 0.0
33 9 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
54 37 0.39 0.0
54 46 0.02 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.1
30 10 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
34 3 0.00 0.0
29 4 0.00 0.0
28 11 0.00 0.0
17 -2 0.00 0.0
18 -3 0.00 0.0
22 1 0.00 0.0
28 0 0.00 0.0
35 6 0.00 0.0
45 12 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
42 16 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
51 31 0.00 0.0
March 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
51 25 0.00 0.0
52 33 0.22 0.0
59 39 0.03 0.0
48 17 0.00 0.3
26 17 0.05 1.0
25 7 0.00 0.0
34 7 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
63 33 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
62 27 0.00 0.0
70 34 0.00 0.0
76 38 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
64 31 0.02 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.60 0.0
51 34 0.33 0.0
50 39 0.11 0.0
40 19 0.89 2.0
23 10 0.00 0.0
38 16 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
April 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 40 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.03 0.0
42 31 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
47 29 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
46 28 0.36 0.3
46 36 0.00 0.0
53 33 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.02 0.0
64 36 0.00 0.0
65 44 0.02 0.0
52 40 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.09 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
58 20 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.03 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
79 41 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
74 36 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
54 35 0.22 0.0
50 32 0.30 0.0
May 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 28 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
83 46 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
87 50 0.00 0.0
88 50 0.07 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
51 32 0.00 0.0
51 27 0.00 0.0
45 35 1.05 0.0
42 37 0.80 0.0
45 39 0.10 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
67 50 0.34 0.0
75 42 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.79 0.0
68 46 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.15 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
76 53 1.51 0.0
74 43 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
88 53 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
June 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 45 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.51 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
79 64 0.11 0.0
73 54 0.06 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
66 47 1.93 0.0
68 47 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.02 0.0
81 60 4.02 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.03 0.0
76 58 0.09 0.0
71 53 0.04 0.0
75 53 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.13 0.0
86 62 0.00 0.0
83 64 1.62 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
July 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
89 68 0.00 0.0
90 70 0.00 0.0
90 69 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.31 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
85 65 0.14 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
95 75 0.00 0.0
95 73 0.00 0.0
97 77 0.00 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
92 70 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.04 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.14 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
87 69 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.41 0.0
83 63 0.24 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
August 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 67 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.01 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
84 61 1.00 0.0
82 58 0.11 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
74 57 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
80 64 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.09 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.15 0.0
80 62 0.67 0.0
65 52 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
79 50 0.00 0.0
85 52 0.00 0.0
84 55 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
September 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 60 0.00 0.0
81 65 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
73 49 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.05 0.0
67 37 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
73 45 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
81 46 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
77 47 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.05 0.0
66 50 0.05 0.0
64 38 0.06 0.0
64 47 0.02 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.00 0.0
57 41 0.02 0.0
October 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 31 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
64 39 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
76 32 0.00 0.0
84 47 0.00 0.0
83 53 0.00 0.0
77 53 0.00 0.0
66 38 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.01 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
68 35 0.15 0.0
50 36 0.00 0.0
63 26 0.00 0.0
60 40 0.06 0.0
56 32 0.12 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
68 48 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
67 28 0.00 0.0
76 35 0.00 0.0
81 40 0.00 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
62 25 0.00 0.0
53 41 0.00 0.0
November 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 25 0.00 0.0
30 12 0.00 0.0
39 14 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
48 23 0.00 0.0
48 32 0.00 0.0
72 44 0.00 0.0
54 23 0.00 0.0
32 28 0.20 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
36 6 0.00 0.0
58 27 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
57 43 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
42 13 0.00 0.0
48 20 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
53 42 0.05 0.0
48 30 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
38 14 0.00 0.0
December 1966 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
17 9 0.02 0.4
18 0 0.00 0.0
23 1 0.00 0.0
30 18 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
52 33 0.07 0.0
39 25 0.01 0.0
36 30 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
19 8 0.00 0.0
25 -2 0.00 0.0
37 7 0.00 0.0
40 13 0.00 0.0
47 18 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
51 36 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
46 32 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
29 12 0.00 0.0
26 2 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
26 5 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
20 7 0.03 1.0
21 15 0.35 7.0
20 2 0.00 0.0
23 -2 0.00 0.0
30 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