Ames Weather in 1968

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1968 based on NOAA data.
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1968 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F August 23
Lowest temperature -18 °F January 7
Highest daily low 78 °F June 21
Lowest daily high -4 °F December 31
Most daily precipitation 2.7 inches April 23
Most daily snow 7.0 inches January 12
Total annual precipitation 35.6 inches -
Total annual snow 24.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1968
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Aug 23
1 95 °F Aug 6
3 94 °F Aug 22
3 94 °F Aug 7
5 93 °F Aug 5
6 92 °F Aug 24
6 92 °F Aug 20
6 92 °F Jun 4
9 91 °F Aug 21
9 91 °F Jul 21
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1968
Rank Temperature Date
1 -18 °F January 7
2 -14 °F January 3
3 -10 °F December 31
3 -10 °F January 6
3 -10 °F January 4
6 -8 °F February 21
6 -8 °F January 1
8 -7 °F January 8
9 -6 °F December 30
9 -6 °F January 5
January 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 -8 0.00 0.0
17 2 0.00 0.0
4 -14 0.01 0.8
4 -10 0.00 0.0
25 -6 0.00 0.0
7 -10 0.02 1.1
6 -18 0.00 0.0
18 -7 0.00 0.0
24 7 0.00 0.0
21 -1 0.00 0.0
20 6 0.00 0.0
21 10 0.29 7.0
17 5 0.00 0.0
21 4 0.00 0.0
22 6 0.00 0.0
33 0 0.00 0.0
43 16 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
48 24 0.00 0.0
39 29 0.00 0.0
30 17 0.00 0.0
26 13 0.00 0.1
47 22 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.00 0.0
37 29 0.00 0.0
51 19 0.16 0.0
41 13 0.00 0.0
42 31 0.00 0.0
February 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 25 0.00 0.0
35 21 0.00 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
46 27 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.02 0.0
35 13 0.00 0.0
45 9 0.00 0.0
41 13 0.00 0.0
19 6 0.00 0.0
19 n/a 0.00 0.0
19 -1 0.00 0.0
18 3 0.00 0.0
28 1 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
38 14 0.00 0.0
26 -2 0.00 0.0
33 -3 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
35 12 0.04 0.6
15 -8 0.00 0.0
24 -4 0.00 0.0
33 -3 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.1
33 28 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
33 12 0.01 0.8
26 1 0.00 0.0
March 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 12 0.00 0.0
54 10 0.00 0.0
44 8 0.00 0.0
63 23 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
52 24 0.00 0.0
60 23 0.00 0.0
55 36 0.73 0.0
49 40 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
33 14 0.00 0.0
40 13 0.00 0.0
57 34 0.00 0.0
65 29 0.00 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.18 0.0
64 37 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
44 16 0.00 0.0
70 26 0.00 0.0
69 48 0.00 0.0
79 37 0.00 0.0
73 55 0.15 0.0
81 40 0.00 0.0
77 42 0.00 0.0
84 39 0.00 0.0
80 35 0.31 0.0
April 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 24 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.01 0.0
64 44 1.15 0.0
67 29 0.00 0.0
45 20 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
64 42 0.05 0.0
59 39 0.00 0.0
66 32 0.00 0.0
68 34 0.00 0.0
86 42 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
60 36 0.53 0.0
70 31 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.03 0.0
64 42 0.42 0.0
58 49 0.27 0.0
62 50 0.93 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.09 0.0
60 42 2.69 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
52 28 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.06 0.0
78 38 0.00 0.0
84 44 0.00 0.0
May 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 50 0.00 0.0
89 52 0.00 0.0
86 52 0.07 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
66 47 0.00 0.0
64 48 0.32 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
69 42 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.52 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.22 0.0
65 39 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.06 0.0
61 38 0.08 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.03 0.0
69 48 0.05 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
68 51 0.35 0.0
54 50 0.62 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.06 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
66 55 0.03 0.0
June 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 55 0.05 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.00 0.0
92 63 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.66 0.0
88 64 0.05 0.0
73 60 2.20 0.0
73 55 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.89 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
77 56 0.05 0.0
82 65 0.02 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
89 78 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
90 65 0.46 0.0
82 62 1.49 0.0
81 60 1.31 0.0
61 48 0.71 0.0
70 46 0.01 0.0
87 51 0.00 0.0
89 63 1.19 0.0
83 62 0.00 0.0
July 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 53 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.35 0.0
84 63 0.49 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
85 58 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.08 0.0
88 64 0.42 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
86 69 0.24 0.0
82 67 0.05 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.02 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
90 63 0.00 0.0
83 68 0.00 0.0
82 67 0.03 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.27 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.30 0.0
August 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 52 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.00 0.0
80 65 0.05 0.0
93 69 0.04 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
94 68 0.56 0.0
88 66 1.56 0.0
84 66 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
73 52 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.06 0.0
87 69 0.03 0.0
87 53 0.00 0.0
76 58 0.15 0.0
87 70 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
91 71 0.00 0.0
94 73 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
92 58 0.03 0.0
77 51 0.00 0.0
74 51 0.53 0.0
73 53 0.00 0.0
74 54 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
73 59 0.22 0.0
71 61 0.10 0.0
September 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 51 0.01 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
77 58 2.38 0.0
67 47 0.03 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.06 0.0
78 59 0.01 0.0
68 54 0.01 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
68 62 0.03 0.0
68 53 0.27 0.0
63 53 0.04 0.0
65 49 0.00 0.0
72 45 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.02 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
76 66 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
73 41 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
68 50 1.42 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
October 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 61 0.05 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
55 35 0.00 0.0
59 28 0.00 0.0
58 36 0.21 0.0
65 44 0.37 0.0
69 37 0.00 0.0
65 51 0.85 0.0
59 48 0.64 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
72 53 0.00 0.0
70 63 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
81 66 0.07 0.0
67 43 0.65 0.0
48 38 0.02 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
55 26 0.00 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
65 34 0.07 0.0
44 31 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
83 40 0.00 0.0
November 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
76 44 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
44 37 0.28 0.0
40 32 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
33 17 0.00 0.0
31 21 0.42 5.0
32 17 0.01 0.0
29 11 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.41 0.0
42 30 0.19 1.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
34 30 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
37 13 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
60 27 0.00 0.0
53 38 0.00 0.0
52 29 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
December 1968 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 28 0.06 0.5
39 30 0.00 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
44 22 0.00 0.0
30 14 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.00 0.0
27 5 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
41 17 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.00 0.0
44 9 0.00 0.0
13 -4 0.00 0.0
18 1 0.00 0.0
36 10 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
36 24 1.30 0.8
25 11 0.00 0.0
27 14 0.00 0.2
33 19 0.35 2.0
20 8 0.00 0.0
12 -3 0.00 0.1
9 0 0.00 0.6
25 8 0.05 0.1
26 21 0.02 0.0
26 20 0.03 1.0
22 17 0.00 0.0
18 -6 0.05 2.5
-4 -10 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