Ames Weather in 1987

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1987 based on NOAA data.
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1987 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F June 15
Lowest temperature -10 °F January 23
Highest daily low 75 °F July 20
Lowest daily high 16 °F January 23
Most daily precipitation 2.8 inches August 26
Most daily snow 4.6 inches December 28
Total annual precipitation 36.3 inches -
Total annual snow 19.5 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1987
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F Jun 15
1 98 °F Jun 13
3 97 °F Jun 14
4 96 °F Aug 2
4 96 °F Aug 1
6 95 °F Jul 31
6 95 °F Jul 30
8 94 °F Jul 29
9 93 °F Aug 3
9 93 °F Jul 28
9 93 °F Jul 27
9 93 °F Jul 26
9 93 °F Jun 12
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1987
Rank Temperature Date
1 -10 °F January 23
2 -3 °F January 24
3 5 °F December 17
4 6 °F December 31
4 6 °F January 25
6 7 °F January 16
7 8 °F January 20
7 8 °F January 19
9 9 °F December 26
10 10 °F March 30
10 10 °F January 22
10 10 °F January 18
January 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
37 18 0.00 0.0
34 20 0.00 0.0
38 20 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
36 29 0.07 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
32 21 0.11 1.3
32 19 0.00 0.0
42 11 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
56 31 0.00 0.0
51 29 0.00 0.0
38 12 0.00 0.0
21 7 0.00 0.0
25 14 0.01 0.0
31 10 0.00 0.0
32 8 0.00 0.0
31 8 0.00 0.0
37 18 0.00 0.0
35 10 0.00 0.0
16 -10 0.00 0.0
23 -3 0.00 0.0
23 6 0.00 0.0
27 16 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
39 17 0.00 0.0
42 29 0.00 0.0
41 29 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
February 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
54 27 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
48 19 0.00 0.0
41 20 0.00 0.0
40 28 0.00 0.0
53 22 0.00 0.0
64 28 0.00 0.0
n/a 25 0.00 0.0
44 17 0.00 0.0
51 23 0.00 0.0
57 22 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
50 21 0.00 0.0
46 30 0.00 0.0
32 22 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.00 0.0
30 12 0.00 0.0
41 15 0.00 0.0
47 19 0.00 0.0
45 23 0.00 0.0
51 17 0.00 0.0
45 22 0.00 0.0
48 16 0.00 0.0
46 24 0.00 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
47 31 0.00 0.0
44 33 0.52 0.0
March 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
35 31 0.42 2.3
43 21 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
64 32 0.00 0.0
64 33 0.00 0.0
68 32 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
n/a 36 0.00 0.0
46 25 0.00 0.0
33 16 0.00 0.0
44 21 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.02 0.0
67 34 0.00 0.0
63 37 0.00 0.0
43 31 0.20 0.0
41 32 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.00 0.0
46 34 0.63 0.0
57 36 0.02 0.0
62 44 0.00 0.0
64 41 0.00 0.0
67 33 0.00 0.0
72 48 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.16 0.0
51 39 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
54 31 0.26 0.8
32 19 0.29 4.6
29 10 0.00 0.0
43 15 0.00 0.0
April 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
42 35 0.00 0.0
39 22 0.00 0.0
45 21 0.00 0.0
54 26 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
66 33 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
75 41 0.04 0.0
63 33 0.18 0.0
68 35 0.00 0.0
65 46 0.20 0.0
51 45 1.47 0.0
52 46 0.03 0.0
73 38 0.00 0.0
81 44 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
86 56 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.01 0.0
46 40 0.10 0.0
69 40 0.14 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
85 49 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
80 41 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
May 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
90 43 0.00 0.0
89 54 0.02 0.0
66 49 0.45 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
67 43 0.00 0.0
80 46 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
82 47 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
90 61 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.00 0.0
82 45 0.00 0.0
87 47 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.00 0.0
79 49 0.00 0.0
86 48 0.00 0.0
90 54 0.00 0.0
87 62 0.40 0.0
83 57 0.03 0.0
83 63 0.11 0.0
79 61 0.07 0.0
62 42 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.01 0.0
76 60 1.01 0.0
78 61 0.44 0.0
79 62 0.22 0.0
78 62 0.50 0.0
81 58 0.00 0.0
81 58 0.36 0.0
June 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 60 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.51 0.0
74 50 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
88 58 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
90 73 0.00 0.0
87 61 0.00 0.0
73 56 0.08 0.0
83 60 0.02 0.0
93 62 0.00 0.0
98 62 0.00 0.0
97 69 0.00 0.0
98 66 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.04 0.0
91 67 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.13 0.0
83 67 0.53 0.0
84 64 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
89 66 0.00 0.0
87 63 n/a n/a
85 61 1.34 0.0
80 52 0.00 0.0
80 49 0.00 0.0
85 56 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.38 0.0
80 56 0.00 0.0
July 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 55 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.04 0.0
90 63 1.14 0.0
81 65 0.45 0.0
82 64 0.10 0.0
82 66 0.12 0.0
87 72 0.00 0.0
85 63 2.31 0.0
75 55 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.11 0.0
79 52 0.09 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
85 69 0.31 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
90 75 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
88 67 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
92 65 0.11 0.0
93 70 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.00 0.0
93 69 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
95 73 0.00 0.0
95 69 0.00 0.0
August 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
96 72 0.00 0.0
96 73 0.00 0.0
93 71 0.29 0.0
79 60 0.00 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
78 65 2.62 0.0
82 58 0.10 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
82 63 0.62 0.0
78 66 1.39 0.0
84 69 0.05 0.0
88 67 0.14 0.0
88 66 0.34 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
80 59 1.56 0.0
76 54 0.00 0.0
77 54 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.07 0.0
90 59 0.00 0.0
69 49 0.00 0.0
70 50 0.00 0.0
62 51 2.41 0.0
62 54 2.79 0.0
69 57 0.00 0.0
69 52 0.00 0.0
83 49 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.22 0.0
70 49 0.00 0.0
September 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 53 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
87 57 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
86 60 0.13 0.0
80 57 0.37 0.0
71 55 0.00 0.0
73 47 0.00 0.0
75 56 0.03 0.0
74 53 0.00 0.0
69 46 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.09 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.82 0.0
72 60 0.35 0.0
75 57 0.00 0.0
72 55 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.03 0.0
66 45 0.05 0.0
66 48 0.00 0.0
67 47 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
77 45 0.00 0.0
83 50 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
83 57 0.20 0.0
73 53 0.00 0.0
70 45 0.00 0.0
October 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 42 0.00 0.0
80 40 0.00 0.0
63 28 0.00 0.0
77 40 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.00 0.0
61 41 0.00 0.0
54 30 0.00 0.0
64 29 0.00 0.0
61 37 0.00 0.0
45 32 0.00 0.0
52 19 0.00 0.0
68 26 0.00 0.0
74 33 0.00 0.0
68 50 0.02 0.0
71 47 0.00 0.0
63 47 0.92 0.0
59 38 0.00 0.0
59 39 0.00 0.0
54 32 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.00 0.0
46 26 0.00 0.0
56 37 0.00 0.0
53 25 0.00 0.0
52 31 0.05 0.0
49 25 0.00 0.0
52 40 0.07 0.0
52 33 0.00 0.0
57 26 0.00 0.0
65 33 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.07 0.0
November 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
62 49 0.17 0.0
68 57 0.02 0.0
69 56 0.00 0.0
62 45 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
57 36 0.35 0.0
57 37 0.00 0.0
41 25 0.00 0.0
43 22 0.00 0.0
52 21 0.00 0.0
62 29 0.00 0.0
56 36 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
59 47 0.32 0.0
56 50 0.37 0.0
51 32 0.27 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
46 33 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.00 0.0
48 18 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
50 30 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
39 32 0.00 0.0
39 34 0.00 0.0
36 32 0.13 0.0
36 31 1.04 0.0
37 31 0.05 0.0
33 27 0.00 0.0
December 1987 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
29 26 0.00 0.0
36 21 0.00 0.0
33 27 0.00 0.0
34 15 0.00 0.0
38 21 0.00 0.0
35 31 0.00 0.0
36 31 0.00 0.0
48 34 0.14 0.0
48 34 0.11 0.0
49 22 0.00 0.0
47 35 0.05 0.0
42 31 0.00 0.0
38 29 0.00 0.0
33 22 0.00 0.0
24 19 0.30 4.3
23 11 0.00 0.0
24 5 0.00 0.0
35 18 0.00 0.0
34 31 0.06 0.0
35 22 0.12 1.6
38 16 0.00 0.0
39 27 0.00 0.0
38 28 0.00 0.0
36 25 0.11 0.0
28 14 0.00 0.0
31 9 0.00 0.0
31 18 0.35 0.0
30 25 0.19 4.6
26 15 0.00 0.0
36 19 0.00 0.0
35 6 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