Ames Weather in 1980

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1980 based on NOAA data.
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1980 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F July 14
Lowest temperature -10 °F December 25
Highest daily low 76 °F July 7
Lowest daily high 8 °F January 9
Most daily precipitation 2.3 inches August 16
Most daily snow 3.8 inches March 4
Total annual precipitation 20.8 inches -
Total annual snow 25.7 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1980
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Jul 14
1 97 °F Apr 22
3 96 °F Jul 15
3 96 °F Jul 7
5 95 °F Aug 8
5 95 °F Aug 7
5 95 °F Jul 30
5 95 °F Jul 8
5 95 °F Jun 27
10 94 °F Jun 28
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1980
Rank Temperature Date
1 -10 °F December 25
1 -10 °F February 1
3 -9 °F January 9
4 -8 °F January 31
5 -5 °F December 20
6 -2 °F December 24
6 -2 °F February 12
6 -2 °F February 9
6 -2 °F January 29
6 -2 °F January 8
January 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
31 25 0.00 0.0
28 23 0.00 0.0
28 19 0.00 0.0
29 23 0.01 0.1
29 22 0.05 0.9
32 15 0.07 1.8
17 -1 0.00 0.0
13 -2 0.00 0.0
8 -9 0.05 0.6
40 3 0.00 0.0
49 10 0.00 0.0
30 3 0.00 0.0
51 30 0.00 0.0
41 22 0.00 0.0
44 36 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.81 0.0
33 23 0.04 0.5
31 22 0.00 0.0
31 20 0.07 0.8
31 13 0.00 0.0
31 15 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
21 8 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
39 19 0.00 0.0
21 2 0.00 0.0
11 4 0.00 0.0
13 5 0.00 0.0
12 -2 0.00 0.0
11 5 0.05 1.8
9 -8 0.00 0.0
February 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
16 -10 0.00 0.0
23 9 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
26 18 0.10 3.8
22 10 0.00 0.0
23 3 0.00 0.0
22 12 0.00 0.0
20 -2 0.00 0.0
27 5 0.00 0.0
27 9 0.00 0.0
26 -2 0.00 0.0
32 5 0.00 0.0
30 13 0.00 0.0
26 15 0.01 1.5
16 0 0.00 0.0
27 -1 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
37 31 0.00 0.0
37 33 0.02 0.0
38 32 0.01 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
33 26 0.00 0.0
32 4 0.17 2.8
38 5 0.00 0.0
39 18 0.00 0.0
27 20 0.00 0.0
22 3 0.00 0.0
March 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
20 0 0.00 0.0
29 3 0.00 0.0
44 18 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.15 3.8
22 2 0.00 0.0
32 3 0.00 0.0
32 17 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.00 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
31 26 0.04 1.6
29 20 0.04 1.0
51 16 0.00 0.0
60 31 0.00 0.0
55 34 0.04 0.0
40 24 0.00 0.0
58 30 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
61 36 0.00 0.0
44 27 0.00 0.0
48 29 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
50 33 0.00 0.0
49 35 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.17 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
April 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 35 0.12 0.0
47 33 0.35 0.0
46 35 0.48 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
68 49 0.02 0.0
67 44 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.07 0.0
40 31 0.15 0.5
51 30 0.00 0.0
49 30 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
50 28 0.00 0.0
49 28 0.00 0.0
60 34 0.00 0.0
67 35 0.00 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
92 50 0.00 0.0
97 56 0.00 0.0
92 47 0.00 0.0
65 35 0.00 0.0
61 33 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
70 35 0.00 0.0
70 40 0.00 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
May 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 42 0.00 0.0
81 49 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
86 50 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
80 43 0.00 0.0
67 35 0.00 0.0
58 31 0.00 0.0
72 35 0.00 0.0
71 54 0.13 0.0
73 38 0.00 0.0
69 44 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.09 0.0
72 38 0.02 0.0
71 48 0.06 0.0
70 51 0.19 0.0
56 50 0.57 0.0
57 49 0.21 0.0
66 50 0.03 0.0
72 52 0.02 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.36 0.0
88 61 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.03 0.0
85 62 0.07 0.0
86 58 0.98 0.0
73 53 0.11 0.0
June 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
77 58 0.65 0.0
77 57 0.43 0.0
77 52 0.00 0.0
78 62 0.66 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.03 0.0
80 63 0.00 0.0
71 48 0.00 0.0
81 54 0.00 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
81 47 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.15 0.0
87 63 0.09 0.0
80 59 0.67 0.0
69 50 0.00 0.0
70 52 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.80 0.0
69 53 0.32 0.0
72 50 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.06 0.0
80 63 0.07 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
95 72 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
July 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
88 64 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
79 55 0.00 0.0
88 61 0.08 0.0
92 67 0.03 0.0
89 67 1.04 0.0
96 76 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.00 0.0
91 70 0.18 0.0
92 73 0.01 0.0
92 72 0.00 0.0
93 68 0.00 0.0
97 74 0.06 0.0
96 71 0.06 0.0
92 67 0.17 0.0
92 61 0.00 0.0
90 67 0.11 0.0
89 67 0.18 0.0
89 75 0.00 0.0
82 64 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
88 54 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.00 0.0
79 65 0.10 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
87 55 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
88 63 0.00 0.0
August 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
92 64 0.09 0.0
84 70 0.00 0.0
86 58 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.60 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
87 66 0.00 0.0
95 68 0.00 0.0
95 75 0.00 0.0
87 65 1.06 0.0
85 65 0.14 0.0
79 65 0.51 0.0
78 58 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
84 63 0.00 0.0
78 56 0.00 0.0
75 55 2.31 0.0
80 63 0.03 0.0
86 57 0.00 0.0
89 65 0.22 0.0
89 71 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
88 60 0.00 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
87 65 0.06 0.0
77 62 0.38 0.0
September 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
81 63 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
86 59 0.82 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
93 65 0.00 0.0
90 56 0.15 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
78 55 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.10 0.0
81 60 0.31 0.0
71 57 0.00 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.01 0.0
65 38 0.00 0.0
75 46 0.00 0.0
86 51 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.04 0.0
85 51 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.02 0.0
68 38 0.00 0.0
70 42 0.00 0.0
68 47 0.04 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
78 50 0.00 0.0
77 50 0.00 0.0
74 45 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
October 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 49 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
51 35 0.00 0.0
56 32 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
75 39 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
66 44 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
66 35 0.00 0.0
65 47 0.00 0.0
63 38 0.00 0.0
70 48 0.53 0.0
69 41 0.13 0.0
49 32 0.00 0.0
60 28 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
66 36 0.00 0.0
65 43 0.35 0.0
44 33 0.28 0.0
41 30 0.00 0.0
40 28 0.00 0.0
36 30 0.11 2.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
63 32 0.00 0.0
November 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
57 29 0.00 0.0
62 28 0.00 0.0
59 45 0.07 0.0
54 35 0.00 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
75 37 0.00 0.0
68 44 0.00 0.0
71 38 0.00 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
60 26 0.00 0.0
44 35 0.00 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
58 35 0.29 0.0
37 29 0.05 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
40 23 0.00 0.0
40 15 0.00 0.0
50 20 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
51 20 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
38 18 0.00 0.0
41 10 0.00 0.0
43 15 0.00 0.0
37 22 0.00 0.0
42 15 0.00 0.0
47 30 0.00 0.0
60 27 0.00 0.0
December 1980 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
53 24 0.00 0.0
25 2 0.04 1.2
30 -1 0.00 0.0
35 19 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
35 29 0.12 0.0
30 17 0.01 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
31 10 0.00 0.0
26 13 0.00 0.1
49 22 0.00 0.0
42 10 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
35 22 0.00 0.0
53 30 0.00 0.0
50 25 0.00 0.0
28 0 0.00 0.0
12 -5 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.1
25 -2 0.04 0.8
15 -10 0.00 0.0
24 11 0.00 0.0
31 17 0.00 0.0
39 21 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
47 25 0.00 0.0
40 28 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