Ames Weather in 1976

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1976 based on NOAA data.
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1976 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F July 10
Lowest temperature -17 °F December 31
Highest daily low 73 °F July 20
Lowest daily high 5 °F January 7
Most daily precipitation 2.0 inches February 21
Most daily snow 9.0 inches February 21
Total annual precipitation 23.6 inches -
Total annual snow 16.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1976
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Jul 10
1 95 °F Jul 9
3 93 °F Oct 1
3 93 °F Jul 24
3 93 °F Jul 23
3 93 °F Jul 13
7 92 °F Aug 10
7 92 °F Jul 19
7 92 °F Jul 14
7 92 °F Jul 11
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1976
Rank Temperature Date
1 -17 °F December 31
2 -13 °F December 30
2 -13 °F December 7
2 -13 °F January 8
5 -12 °F December 11
5 -12 °F January 7
7 -8 °F December 8
7 -8 °F January 4
9 -6 °F November 30
9 -6 °F November 28
January 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
31 25 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
19 2 0.00 0.0
13 -8 0.00 0.0
36 8 0.00 0.0
33 4 0.00 0.0
5 -12 0.00 0.2
7 -13 0.00 0.0
24 -5 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
30 16 0.00 0.0
43 17 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
38 7 0.00 0.0
48 16 0.00 0.0
36 12 0.00 0.0
22 -1 0.00 0.0
39 5 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
38 -1 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
35 14 0.00 0.0
50 15 0.00 0.0
43 23 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
26 -2 0.00 0.0
51 13 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
44 20 0.00 0.0
45 15 0.00 0.0
February 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 13 0.00 0.0
18 3 0.00 0.0
45 7 0.00 0.0
40 2 0.00 0.0
19 8 0.00 0.0
23 3 0.00 0.0
43 9 0.00 0.0
49 21 0.00 0.0
61 25 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
52 23 0.00 0.0
62 32 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
55 41 0.14 0.0
52 33 0.35 0.0
38 31 0.00 0.0
44 32 0.00 0.0
49 27 0.02 0.1
48 30 0.00 0.0
44 25 2.00 9.0
30 8 0.00 0.0
38 8 0.00 0.0
42 23 0.00 0.0
40 25 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
53 27 0.00 0.0
50 24 0.00 0.0
March 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
32 25 0.07 0.0
33 30 0.00 0.0
32 23 0.00 0.0
32 21 1.09 2.0
32 10 0.00 0.0
33 10 0.00 0.0
33 20 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
39 28 0.00 0.0
37 30 0.01 0.1
44 27 0.01 0.0
47 26 0.86 0.0
36 15 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.00 0.0
32 23 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.01 0.2
65 35 0.00 0.0
74 38 0.00 0.0
72 41 0.00 0.0
54 25 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
69 38 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
69 34 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.05 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
60 45 0.62 0.0
50 33 1.18 0.0
49 33 0.00 0.0
April 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
58 30 0.00 0.0
73 33 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
59 29 0.00 0.0
70 33 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
69 39 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
67 32 0.00 0.0
76 41 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
62 24 0.00 0.0
79 35 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.00 0.0
81 60 0.42 0.0
77 63 0.00 0.0
76 54 1.12 0.0
65 54 1.36 0.0
62 38 0.00 0.0
60 43 0.57 0.0
63 46 0.60 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
66 48 1.25 0.0
58 43 0.22 0.0
54 35 0.12 0.0
56 33 0.00 0.0
57 39 0.00 0.0
58 37 0.00 0.0
62 40 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
May 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
65 36 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.04 0.0
56 29 0.00 0.0
71 36 0.00 0.0
78 60 0.00 0.0
68 40 0.00 0.0
61 35 0.00 0.0
73 34 0.00 0.0
73 43 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
n/a 58 0.24 0.0
61 51 0.33 0.0
66 45 0.00 0.0
66 49 0.33 0.0
61 51 0.52 0.0
64 42 0.00 0.0
70 43 0.00 0.0
82 46 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.00 0.0
78 50 1.07 0.0
58 47 0.44 0.0
68 43 0.00 0.0
71 45 0.00 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
75 54 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
79 56 0.00 0.0
71 53 0.00 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
June 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 55 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
85 61 1.07 0.0
86 61 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
86 60 1.97 0.0
79 60 0.39 0.0
79 56 0.01 0.0
76 46 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.11 0.0
73 48 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
82 51 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.21 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.34 0.0
84 61 0.34 0.0
83 53 1.30 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
July 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 55 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
81 59 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
88 59 0.00 0.0
95 71 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
93 64 0.00 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
85 66 0.00 0.0
84 52 0.00 0.0
85 48 0.00 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
92 69 0.00 0.0
88 73 0.13 0.0
85 68 0.00 0.0
82 68 0.01 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
87 58 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.27 0.0
83 66 0.03 0.0
83 68 0.66 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
August 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 53 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
76 49 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
92 62 0.00 0.0
87 63 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.07 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.00 0.0
75 51 0.15 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
90 62 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
88 55 0.00 0.0
90 58 0.00 0.0
91 66 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.03 0.0
91 69 0.00 0.0
83 51 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.00 0.0
91 50 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
September 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 60 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
84 50 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
90 55 0.00 0.0
88 52 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.06 0.0
80 39 0.00 0.0
85 43 0.00 0.0
86 49 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.03 0.0
79 45 0.00 0.0
72 40 0.00 0.0
75 43 0.00 0.0
81 50 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.24 0.0
70 52 0.01 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
86 39 0.00 0.0
85 40 0.00 0.0
70 47 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
64 40 0.00 0.0
68 41 0.00 0.0
84 39 0.00 0.0
October 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
93 40 0.00 0.0
91 50 0.00 0.0
86 54 0.00 0.0
82 52 0.38 0.0
55 47 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
52 32 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
80 38 0.00 0.0
78 51 0.00 0.0
74 46 0.00 0.0
82 40 0.00 0.0
79 40 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
45 30 0.01 0.0
39 31 0.16 0.1
46 21 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
51 17 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.17 0.0
45 24 0.00 0.0
43 25 0.00 0.0
43 24 0.00 0.0
51 21 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
50 41 0.19 0.0
55 30 0.00 0.0
November 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 29 0.00 0.0
58 38 0.00 0.0
54 29 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
49 17 0.00 0.0
55 27 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
52 8 0.00 0.0
54 22 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
35 10 0.00 0.0
25 9 0.00 0.0
29 17 0.00 0.0
39 7 0.00 0.0
45 14 0.00 0.0
50 14 0.00 0.0
55 28 0.00 0.0
65 25 0.00 0.0
57 28 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
47 24 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
57 20 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
33 3 0.00 0.0
12 -6 0.00 0.0
20 -5 0.00 0.0
19 -6 0.01 0.1
December 1976 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
21 1 0.00 0.0
21 1 0.01 0.1
36 3 0.00 0.0
36 15 0.01 0.2
28 15 0.09 2.4
36 0 0.08 1.5
8 -13 0.00 0.0
12 -8 0.02 0.4
35 8 0.00 0.0
36 2 0.00 0.0
32 -12 0.00 0.0
27 11 0.00 0.0
30 -5 0.00 0.0
43 18 0.00 0.0
40 18 0.00 0.0
48 20 0.00 0.0
48 28 0.00 0.0
63 27 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
28 2 0.00 0.0
23 -5 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
40 9 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
52 18 0.00 0.0
36 0 0.01 0.1
11 -4 0.00 0.0
14 -13 0.00 0.0
6 -17 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