Ames Weather in 1989

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1989 based on NOAA data.
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1989 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F July 11
Lowest temperature -24 °F December 23
Highest daily low 73 °F July 10
Lowest daily high -10 °F December 22
Most daily precipitation 2.3 inches May 24
Most daily snow 2.7 inches February 13
Total annual precipitation 22.9 inches -
Total annual snow 16.0 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1989
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Jul 11
1 97 °F Jul 10
3 96 °F Jul 9
4 95 °F Aug 5
4 95 °F Aug 4
4 95 °F Jul 8
7 94 °F Jul 7
7 94 °F Jul 6
9 93 °F Jul 5
10 92 °F Jul 4
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1989
Rank Temperature Date
1 -24 °F December 23
2 -23 °F December 22
3 -22 °F December 21
4 -18 °F February 3
5 -15 °F December 19
5 -15 °F December 15
7 -13 °F December 12
8 -12 °F December 14
9 -11 °F February 6
9 -11 °F February 4
January 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
33 21 0.00 0.0
24 6 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
45 12 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.29 0.0
32 28 0.33 1.3
32 13 0.01 0.0
13 3 0.00 0.0
32 -1 0.00 0.0
32 11 0.00 0.0
34 16 0.01 0.0
32 14 0.00 0.0
40 12 0.00 0.0
40 21 0.00 0.0
39 25 0.00 0.0
43 19 0.00 0.0
50 24 0.00 0.0
45 33 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
39 22 0.00 0.0
46 21 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
40 29 0.00 0.0
33 32 0.08 0.0
32 19 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
49 33 0.12 0.0
35 32 0.28 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
February 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 7 0.00 0.0
15 -3 0.02 1.0
-3 -18 0.00 0.0
-4 -11 0.04 0.8
-1 -9 0.02 0.9
11 -11 0.00 0.0
22 -3 0.00 0.0
21 -1 0.00 0.0
27 -7 0.00 0.0
33 4 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
33 13 0.00 0.0
33 21 0.09 2.7
29 4 0.00 0.0
28 13 0.00 0.0
25 2 0.00 0.0
25 7 0.00 0.0
24 17 0.00 0.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
23 16 0.13 2.0
25 19 0.00 0.0
22 4 0.00 0.0
17 -10 0.00 0.0
33 5 0.00 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
38 17 0.00 0.0
28 8 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
March 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
25 11 0.00 0.3
18 8 0.06 0.8
32 13 0.41 1.1
32 12 0.22 0.0
20 4 0.00 0.0
25 5 0.00 0.0
31 13 0.00 0.0
41 24 0.00 0.0
49 26 0.00 0.0
60 32 0.00 0.0
59 36 0.00 0.0
44 34 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.00 0.0
50 32 0.00 0.0
40 16 0.00 0.0
34 26 0.00 0.0
30 19 0.01 0.0
25 8 0.00 0.0
37 20 0.00 0.0
35 28 0.00 0.0
35 11 0.00 0.0
50 22 0.00 0.0
62 31 0.00 0.0
64 35 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
78 40 0.00 0.0
78 53 0.00 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
56 37 0.00 0.0
54 34 0.03 0.0
50 29 0.00 0.0
April 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 30 0.02 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
61 43 0.03 0.0
61 32 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
55 32 0.03 0.0
52 29 0.03 0.0
39 26 0.43 0.0
37 20 0.01 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
50 24 0.00 0.0
56 21 0.00 0.0
68 25 0.00 0.0
67 46 0.00 0.0
65 31 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.03 0.0
70 29 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
80 42 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.74 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
87 52 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.46 0.0
82 55 0.00 0.0
82 49 0.80 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
55 33 0.00 0.0
May 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
55 40 0.22 0.0
57 33 0.00 0.0
63 35 0.00 0.0
67 48 0.25 0.0
65 37 0.08 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
69 35 0.00 0.0
72 49 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
73 40 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
78 44 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
80 47 0.00 0.0
83 54 0.00 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
77 58 0.44 0.0
78 57 0.56 0.0
78 46 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
83 52 0.00 0.0
84 58 2.25 0.0
81 51 0.00 0.0
73 50 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
70 49 0.26 0.0
88 56 0.10 0.0
87 68 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
June 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 55 0.00 0.0
84 53 0.00 0.0
83 56 0.75 0.0
76 53 0.00 0.0
81 52 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
84 61 0.00 0.0
82 55 0.42 0.0
66 50 0.00 0.0
72 47 0.00 0.0
73 59 0.00 0.0
81 63 0.00 0.0
79 47 0.00 0.0
69 47 0.00 0.0
71 43 0.00 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
80 53 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.11 0.0
89 58 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
90 66 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.21 0.0
78 60 0.11 0.0
79 59 0.20 0.0
81 62 0.97 0.0
82 65 0.72 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
85 61 0.00 0.0
85 62 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
July 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
85 62 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
88 64 0.00 0.0
92 66 0.00 0.0
93 67 0.00 0.0
94 63 0.00 0.0
94 70 0.00 0.0
95 67 0.00 0.0
96 69 0.00 0.0
97 73 0.00 0.0
97 68 0.14 0.0
83 67 0.00 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
82 57 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.13 0.0
80 55 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
81 61 1.79 0.0
76 61 0.09 0.0
80 57 0.00 0.0
85 57 0.00 0.0
77 60 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
84 60 0.00 0.0
n/a 66 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
87 67 0.28 0.0
83 68 0.00 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
August 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
84 62 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
87 71 0.07 0.0
95 71 0.00 0.0
95 61 0.25 0.0
82 56 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
78 52 0.00 0.0
82 50 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
83 55 0.00 0.0
84 56 0.00 0.0
80 57 0.15 0.0
75 60 0.15 0.0
76 56 0.00 0.0
79 52 0.00 0.0
81 53 0.00 0.0
82 54 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.40 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
84 59 0.00 0.0
90 64 0.00 0.0
88 65 0.42 0.0
79 61 0.00 0.0
77 61 0.00 0.0
78 64 0.13 0.0
83 66 0.00 0.0
82 66 0.12 0.0
80 66 0.00 0.0
84 57 0.00 0.0
91 68 0.04 0.0
September 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
86 65 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
75 57 0.16 0.0
80 59 1.07 0.0
81 56 0.00 0.0
83 65 0.00 0.0
83 66 0.64 0.0
75 64 0.61 0.0
72 56 0.70 0.0
67 45 0.00 0.0
66 46 0.00 0.0
62 46 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.02 0.0
67 41 0.00 0.0
69 43 0.00 0.0
73 42 0.00 0.0
80 48 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
80 51 0.00 0.0
79 53 0.00 0.0
77 55 0.00 0.0
61 30 0.00 0.0
63 29 0.00 0.0
73 39 0.00 0.0
71 34 0.00 0.0
69 36 0.00 0.0
80 39 0.00 0.0
78 49 0.00 0.0
78 42 0.00 0.0
October 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
82 51 0.00 0.0
81 39 0.00 0.0
53 29 0.00 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
62 48 0.57 0.0
61 40 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
61 34 0.00 0.0
72 37 0.00 0.0
71 37 0.00 0.0
82 43 0.00 0.0
80 40 0.00 0.0
81 42 0.00 0.0
80 50 0.00 0.0
81 57 0.00 0.0
79 40 0.62 0.0
45 31 0.00 0.0
45 29 0.00 0.0
42 28 0.00 0.0
57 24 0.00 0.0
66 34 0.00 0.0
72 36 0.00 0.0
79 39 0.00 0.0
78 45 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
76 52 0.00 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
60 54 0.25 0.0
65 52 0.35 0.0
61 33 1.05 0.0
52 29 0.06 0.0
November 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 31 0.00 0.0
38 23 0.01 0.0
46 22 0.02 0.0
59 31 0.00 0.0
57 37 0.02 0.0
42 25 0.00 0.0
53 28 0.00 0.0
47 34 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
48 22 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
51 24 0.00 0.0
62 41 0.00 0.0
50 26 0.00 0.0
42 30 0.00 0.0
32 9 0.00 0.0
34 8 0.00 0.0
25 4 0.00 0.0
64 18 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
42 21 0.00 0.0
36 22 0.00 0.0
32 5 0.00 0.0
49 14 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
48 15 0.00 0.0
47 33 0.04 0.0
33 3 0.02 0.8
37 1 0.00 0.0
45 15 0.00 0.0
December 1989 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
50 19 0.00 0.0
42 17 0.00 0.0
31 3 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
56 30 0.00 0.0
47 20 0.00 0.0
20 12 0.00 0.0
25 15 0.00 0.0
42 18 0.00 0.0
34 18 0.03 2.0
18 1 0.00 0.0
13 -13 0.00 0.0
18 4 0.00 0.5
4 -12 0.00 0.0
3 -15 0.00 0.0
14 -5 0.00 0.0
12 1 0.00 0.0
10 -5 0.00 0.0
6 -15 0.04 0.8
4 -5 0.02 0.4
n/a -22 0.00 0.0
-10 -23 0.00 0.0
1 -24 0.00 0.0
26 1 0.04 0.6
36 25 0.00 0.0
36 -1 0.00 0.0
37 16 0.00 0.0
46 27 0.00 0.0
39 26 0.00 0.0
26 23 0.00 0.0
30 26 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