Ames Weather in 1971

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1971 based on NOAA data.
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1971 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 96 °F June 28
Lowest temperature -17 °F January 6
Highest daily low 74 °F June 27
Lowest daily high 1 °F January 6
Most daily precipitation 2.1 inches June 30
Most daily snow 9.0 inches January 4
Total annual precipitation 27.9 inches -
Total annual snow 50.0 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1971
Rank Temperature Date
1 96 °F Jun 28
1 96 °F Jun 26
1 96 °F Jun 25
4 95 °F Aug 24
4 95 °F Jun 27
4 95 °F Jun 24
7 94 °F Sep 7
7 94 °F Aug 23
7 94 °F Jun 29
7 94 °F Jun 19
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1971
Rank Temperature Date
1 -17 °F January 6
2 -16 °F February 8
3 -15 °F January 7
4 -12 °F February 9
4 -12 °F January 27
6 -10 °F January 20
6 -10 °F January 5
8 -8 °F February 7
8 -8 °F January 15
10 -7 °F January 19
January 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
39 24 0.00 0.0
34 23 0.00 0.0
26 19 0.80 8.0
21 3 0.80 9.0
5 -10 0.00 0.0
1 -17 0.00 0.0
7 -15 0.00 0.0
24 -5 0.00 0.0
31 15 0.00 0.0
28 10 0.00 0.0
13 3 0.00 0.0
15 4 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.00 0.1
16 6 0.00 0.0
8 -8 0.00 0.0
12 -3 0.00 0.0
15 6 0.00 0.1
13 8 0.00 0.0
10 -7 0.00 0.0
33 -10 0.00 0.0
36 26 0.00 0.0
34 22 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
41 18 0.00 0.0
38 19 0.00 0.0
35 -3 0.00 0.0
12 -12 0.00 0.0
14 -1 0.00 0.0
44 12 0.00 0.0
36 4 0.00 0.0
10 -3 0.00 0.0
February 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
11 -2 0.00 0.0
26 2 0.00 0.0
24 18 0.00 0.2
23 20 0.11 2.0
21 5 0.26 4.0
19 0 0.00 0.0
4 -8 0.00 0.0
3 -16 0.00 0.0
11 -12 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
39 20 0.00 0.0
37 11 0.00 0.0
20 -2 0.00 0.0
30 15 0.00 0.0
36 17 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
49 29 0.00 0.0
43 35 1.70 0.0
47 35 0.36 1.0
38 27 0.16 0.3
30 22 0.00 0.0
27 24 0.80 6.0
29 25 0.00 0.0
33 7 0.00 0.0
38 17 0.00 0.0
40 33 0.06 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
March 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
30 21 0.00 0.0
28 11 0.00 0.0
27 9 0.00 0.0
41 18 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.24 5.4
30 24 0.00 0.0
30 18 0.00 0.0
29 8 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.00 0.0
38 28 0.00 0.0
39 30 0.01 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
49 39 0.00 0.0
40 31 0.02 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
51 26 0.00 0.0
48 33 0.23 0.0
34 22 0.32 4.0
41 21 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
26 15 0.00 0.0
31 14 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
58 34 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
69 33 0.00 0.0
71 39 0.00 0.0
April 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
69 27 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
42 22 0.00 0.0
42 24 0.00 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
56 27 0.00 0.0
71 30 0.00 0.0
75 44 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
72 30 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.04 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
63 28 0.00 0.0
76 32 0.00 0.0
78 54 0.16 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
71 52 0.08 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
62 43 0.04 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
70 36 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
66 40 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
64 39 0.71 0.0
53 37 0.00 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
64 39 0.19 0.0
May 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 33 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.12 0.0
72 46 0.07 0.0
67 50 0.03 0.0
59 48 0.29 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
74 39 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.01 0.0
71 52 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
82 39 0.00 0.0
86 49 0.00 0.0
85 50 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
82 60 0.00 0.0
79 56 1.92 0.0
60 44 0.46 0.0
69 41 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
69 55 0.27 0.0
65 50 0.24 0.0
51 44 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
67 40 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
76 45 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.06 0.0
June 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 55 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
90 57 0.09 0.0
89 64 0.25 0.0
84 60 0.55 0.0
76 55 0.00 0.0
79 58 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.06 0.0
85 67 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.94 0.0
79 63 0.09 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
88 66 0.14 0.0
94 71 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.10 0.0
81 60 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.08 0.0
88 62 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.00 0.0
96 65 0.00 0.0
96 70 0.00 0.0
95 74 0.00 0.0
96 71 0.00 0.0
94 69 0.00 0.0
90 65 2.08 0.0
July 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 55 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
76 63 0.65 0.0
79 63 0.01 0.0
86 62 0.06 0.0
86 65 0.52 0.0
86 64 0.61 0.0
76 61 0.15 0.0
79 63 0.41 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
80 59 0.01 0.0
89 59 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.01 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
86 64 1.15 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
79 63 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.21 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
81 45 0.00 0.0
August 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 61 0.08 0.0
79 53 0.22 0.0
76 59 0.00 0.0
74 59 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
78 57 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
91 64 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
89 57 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.18 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
93 60 0.00 0.0
94 64 0.00 0.0
95 64 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
September 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 59 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
92 67 0.00 0.0
88 68 0.21 0.0
86 55 0.17 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
94 56 0.00 0.0
93 63 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
87 54 0.00 0.0
85 55 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
85 54 0.00 0.0
73 46 0.00 0.0
73 44 0.00 0.0
68 43 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.01 0.0
57 46 0.24 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
71 45 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
68 37 0.20 0.0
68 39 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.46 0.0
80 55 0.01 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
86 71 0.00 0.0
76 51 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
October 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 70 0.00 0.0
84 64 0.33 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
72 43 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
68 42 0.00 0.0
59 41 0.00 0.0
73 31 0.00 0.0
65 39 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.02 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
78 43 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.24 0.0
73 52 0.03 0.0
65 48 0.47 0.0
n/a 55 0.15 0.0
64 54 0.01 0.0
58 50 0.00 0.0
60 53 0.00 0.0
71 44 0.00 0.0
70 58 0.00 0.0
67 50 1.08 0.0
60 33 0.00 0.0
60 39 0.56 0.0
67 45 0.78 0.0
51 28 0.04 0.0
November 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
43 35 1.10 0.0
52 32 0.14 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.00 0.0
32 11 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.04 0.0
53 29 0.05 0.0
60 29 0.00 0.0
69 31 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
65 48 0.00 0.0
64 34 0.00 0.0
64 50 0.14 0.0
59 50 0.54 0.0
57 35 0.28 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
49 39 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
32 27 0.10 1.3
34 29 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.00 0.0
42 34 0.06 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
33 29 0.20 2.8
31 21 0.01 0.5
29 20 0.00 0.0
December 1971 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 8 0.00 0.0
30 22 0.00 0.0
31 22 0.00 0.0
31 27 0.25 1.9
33 20 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.04 0.2
32 12 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.11 0.0
38 27 0.00 0.0
37 10 0.00 0.0
30 11 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
33 31 0.09 0.0
32 22 0.00 0.0
23 7 0.00 0.0
47 8 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
28 17 0.00 0.0
34 21 0.00 0.0
35 23 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
39 24 0.00 0.0
38 24 0.02 0.0
37 9 0.00 0.0
14 8 0.00 0.0
32 4 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.11 0.0
33 18 0.39 3.2
33 7 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