Ames Weather in 1998

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 1998 based on NOAA data.
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1998 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 93 °F July 21
Lowest temperature -13 °F December 31
Highest daily low 73 °F August 20
Lowest daily high 8 °F December 30
Most daily precipitation 3.4 inches June 14
Most daily snow 12.0 inches March 8
Total annual precipitation 35.0 inches -
Total annual snow 38.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 1998
Rank Temperature Date
1 93 °F Jul 21
1 93 °F Jul 20
3 92 °F Sep 12
3 92 °F Jun 26
3 92 °F May 28
6 91 °F Sep 13
6 91 °F Sep 6
6 91 °F Aug 20
6 91 °F Jun 28
6 91 °F Jun 27
6 91 °F May 29
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 1998
Rank Temperature Date
1 -13 °F December 31
2 -11 °F March 12
3 -6 °F January 13
4 -4 °F December 22
5 -3 °F December 30
6 -2 °F March 10
7 -1 °F March 11
8 0 °F December 21
9 3 °F December 24
9 3 °F January 18
9 3 °F January 15
January 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 17 0.00 0.0
53 31 0.00 0.0
50 17 0.00 0.0
31 17 0.26 0.0
32 30 0.11 0.0
33 31 0.00 0.0
31 25 0.00 0.0
34 24 0.00 0.0
31 11 0.00 0.0
18 6 0.00 0.0
16 6 0.00 0.0
17 7 0.00 0.0
11 -6 0.00 0.0
19 10 0.00 0.3
20 3 0.00 0.0
22 9 0.07 1.5
26 8 0.00 0.0
21 3 0.00 0.0
24 14 0.00 0.0
26 13 0.00 0.0
28 22 0.35 5.5
28 25 0.04 0.5
28 10 0.00 0.0
26 18 0.00 0.0
33 15 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
32 25 0.00 0.0
37 19 0.00 0.0
35 25 0.00 0.0
32 15 0.00 0.0
44 23 0.00 0.0
February 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
41 26 0.33 1.4
29 25 0.00 0.0
29 5 0.00 0.0
28 19 0.00 0.0
27 17 0.00 0.0
33 18 0.00 0.0
34 17 n/a 0.0
42 20 0.00 0.0
41 27 0.00 0.0
41 32 0.38 2.7
32 28 0.07 2.3
30 22 0.00 0.0
32 n/a 0.00 0.0
34 25 0.00 0.0
51 33 0.00 0.0
46 35 0.00 0.0
39 34 0.28 0.0
38 34 0.09 0.0
38 33 0.09 0.0
40 33 0.02 0.0
42 33 0.01 0.0
47 35 0.00 0.0
55 40 0.05 0.0
56 34 0.01 0.0
55 42 0.00 0.0
55 42 0.05 0.0
44 29 0.00 0.0
30 25 0.05 1.5
March 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
29 24 0.03 0.5
38 22 0.01 0.3
37 24 0.00 0.0
32 18 0.00 0.0
31 28 0.03 0.0
36 n/a 0.01 0.0
32 26 0.01 0.0
31 30 0.50 12.0
30 9 0.00 0.0
11 -2 0.00 0.0
12 -1 0.00 0.0
13 -11 0.00 0.0
37 8 0.00 0.0
38 11 0.00 0.0
29 21 0.00 0.0
35 26 0.00 0.0
35 30 0.19 0.0
35 32 0.20 0.0
34 31 0.01 0.3
39 26 0.00 0.0
45 25 0.00 0.0
43 29 0.00 0.0
40 30 0.00 0.0
37 26 0.18 1.5
62 32 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
68 58 0.04 0.0
58 45 0.17 0.0
78 47 0.00 0.0
78 48 1.22 0.0
49 42 0.17 0.0
April 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
44 33 0.08 0.0
44 35 0.00 0.0
43 39 0.00 0.0
53 32 0.00 0.0
55 31 0.00 0.0
65 42 0.08 0.0
60 49 0.56 0.0
56 41 0.29 0.0
53 38 0.20 0.0
59 34 0.00 0.0
72 38 0.03 0.0
71 49 0.00 0.0
67 52 0.05 0.0
64 43 0.00 0.0
64 47 0.57 0.0
50 35 0.13 0.0
57 32 0.00 0.0
62 34 0.00 0.0
63 42 0.24 0.0
52 40 0.48 0.0
61 40 0.20 0.0
66 39 0.00 0.0
71 42 0.00 0.0
76 44 0.00 0.0
74 53 0.07 0.0
70 51 0.05 0.0
59 37 0.00 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
57 44 0.04 0.0
62 51 0.11 0.0
May 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
75 50 0.00 0.0
76 43 0.16 0.0
73 51 0.00 0.0
80 44 0.00 0.0
79 51 0.00 0.0
75 52 0.00 0.0
68 55 0.16 0.0
68 53 0.00 0.0
75 50 0.00 0.0
75 49 0.00 0.0
77 49 0.00 0.0
76 56 0.32 0.0
77 48 0.00 0.0
85 59 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.10 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
86 55 0.00 0.0
89 63 0.00 0.0
89 67 0.00 0.0
81 62 0.44 0.0
74 55 0.00 0.0
72 52 0.73 0.0
62 52 0.03 0.0
69 51 0.75 0.0
70 56 0.00 0.0
73 54 0.00 0.0
80 58 0.00 0.0
92 68 0.00 0.0
91 62 0.78 0.0
81 64 0.16 0.0
81 62 0.00 0.0
June 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
72 45 0.09 0.0
71 56 0.03 0.0
71 41 0.38 0.0
59 47 0.00 0.0
60 48 0.15 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.24 0.0
64 55 0.25 0.0
63 54 1.61 0.0
72 51 0.00 0.0
73 62 1.25 0.0
76 57 0.00 0.0
79 57 0.00 0.0
n/a 61 3.40 0.0
72 56 0.02 0.0
75 59 0.00 0.0
77 59 0.07 0.0
77 66 0.92 0.0
83 59 0.00 0.0
85 63 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.55 0.0
80 60 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
89 64 0.05 0.0
89 73 0.00 0.0
92 71 0.00 0.0
91 71 0.00 0.0
91 69 0.98 0.0
82 62 0.80 0.0
78 62 0.00 0.0
July 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
80 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
82 67 0.19 0.0
80 67 0.02 0.0
80 64 0.31 0.0
87 69 0.65 0.0
87 68 0.47 0.0
84 67 0.00 0.0
86 70 0.00 0.0
84 69 0.00 0.0
83 67 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
86 65 0.00 0.0
85 64 0.35 0.0
84 68 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.37 0.0
86 67 0.00 0.0
89 68 0.01 0.0
93 73 0.00 0.0
93 72 0.00 0.0
79 68 0.31 0.0
80 59 0.00 0.0
78 64 0.00 0.0
76 62 0.00 0.0
79 59 0.00 0.0
82 61 0.00 0.0
89 60 0.00 0.0
87 56 0.00 0.0
78 61 0.00 0.0
79 54 0.00 0.0
August 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
79 54 0.00 0.0
79 60 0.10 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
84 66 0.40 0.0
75 67 0.65 0.0
70 63 0.09 0.0
76 65 0.00 0.0
81 61 0.00 0.0
87 64 0.00 0.0
88 69 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
83 63 0.00 0.0
78 65 0.00 0.0
84 62 0.00 0.0
84 65 0.17 0.0
85 64 0.00 0.0
84 71 0.00 0.0
86 66 0.00 0.0
86 68 0.00 0.0
91 73 0.00 0.0
n/a 71 1.36 0.0
87 70 0.00 0.0
89 70 0.00 0.0
89 71 0.00 0.0
86 63 0.00 0.0
80 61 0.00 0.0
76 67 0.54 0.0
82 69 0.31 0.0
86 63 0.01 0.0
85 60 0.00 0.0
82 62 0.08 0.0
September 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
83 58 0.00 0.0
80 54 0.00 0.0
83 61 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
87 59 0.00 0.0
91 65 0.00 0.0
89 61 0.00 0.0
75 47 0.00 0.0
74 47 0.00 0.0
82 53 0.00 0.0
89 51 0.00 0.0
92 56 0.00 0.0
91 63 0.00 0.0
81 64 0.05 0.0
83 64 0.00 0.0
82 59 0.00 0.0
82 58 0.00 0.0
84 58 0.00 0.0
89 62 0.00 0.0
86 64 0.53 0.0
76 48 0.00 0.0
65 45 0.00 0.0
70 44 0.00 0.0
76 53 0.10 0.0
86 60 0.00 0.0
88 71 0.25 0.0
87 60 0.00 0.0
81 55 0.00 0.0
83 60 0.00 0.0
83 58 0.00 0.0
October 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
61 37 0.00 0.0
60 45 0.30 0.0
58 46 0.30 0.0
55 44 0.20 0.0
64 54 0.89 0.0
57 43 0.06 0.0
60 n/a 0.00 0.0
62 36 0.00 0.0
65 37 0.00 0.0
71 41 0.00 0.0
70 46 0.00 0.0
71 40 0.06 0.0
60 37 0.00 0.0
59 36 0.33 0.0
71 49 0.04 0.0
73 60 0.01 0.0
70 60 0.59 0.0
65 41 0.00 0.0
60 41 0.00 0.0
59 37 0.06 0.0
58 38 0.10 0.0
62 35 0.00 0.0
65 36 0.00 0.0
67 42 0.01 0.0
70 49 0.07 0.0
73 46 0.01 0.0
68 60 0.77 0.0
64 48 0.00 0.0
72 57 0.22 0.0
64 44 0.00 0.0
49 41 0.00 0.0
November 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
52 41 0.00 0.0
47 43 0.05 0.0
43 31 0.00 0.0
43 28 0.00 0.0
37 25 0.00 0.0
38 25 0.00 0.0
36 24 0.08 1.0
36 30 0.12 1.0
41 35 0.10 0.0
55 32 0.45 0.0
47 28 0.00 0.0
42 32 0.00 0.0
53 26 0.00 0.0
56 34 0.00 0.0
46 31 0.00 0.0
48 38 0.00 0.0
51 34 0.00 0.0
56 40 0.00 0.0
44 28 0.00 0.0
39 22 0.00 0.0
55 29 0.00 0.0
61 42 0.00 0.0
56 39 0.00 0.0
56 28 0.00 0.0
57 42 0.00 0.0
65 30 0.00 0.0
68 33 0.00 0.0
57 38 0.00 0.0
69 53 0.00 0.0
67 38 0.10 0.0
December 1998 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
64 32 0.00 0.0
58 47 0.00 0.0
60 44 0.00 0.0
66 43 0.00 0.0
62 43 0.00 0.0
46 29 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
48 21 0.00 0.0
49 24 0.00 0.0
44 25 0.00 0.0
49 23 0.00 0.0
50 23 0.00 0.0
50 31 0.00 0.0
55 24 0.00 0.0
50 27 0.00 0.0
43 33 0.00 0.0
40 20 0.00 0.0
43 32 0.00 0.0
34 14 0.00 0.0
17 11 0.00 0.0
13 0 0.00 0.0
15 -4 0.00 0.0
20 6 0.00 0.0
27 3 0.00 0.0
33 12 0.00 0.0
31 6 0.00 0.0
36 20 0.00 0.0
37 14 0.00 0.0
39 8 0.00 0.0
8 -3 0.16 6.0
9 -13 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