Ames Weather in 2003

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 2003 based on NOAA data.
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2003 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 97 °F August 25
Lowest temperature -12 °F February 7
Highest daily low 73 °F August 18
Lowest daily high 8 °F January 23
Most daily precipitation 3.0 inches November 3
Total annual precipitation 28.6 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 2003
Rank Temperature Date
1 97 °F Aug 25
1 97 °F Aug 24
3 95 °F Aug 20
4 94 °F Jun 24
5 93 °F Aug 18
5 93 °F Aug 17
5 93 °F Jul 26
5 93 °F Jul 3
9 92 °F Aug 26
9 92 °F Aug 16
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 2003
Rank Temperature Date
1 -12 °F February 7
2 -9 °F January 23
3 -8 °F February 25
4 -6 °F February 17
5 -5 °F February 9
6 -4 °F January 26
7 -3 °F February 24
7 -3 °F January 22
9 -2 °F February 26
9 -2 °F February 6
January 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
31 23 0.00
32 13 0.00
38 6 0.00
45 22 0.00
36 28 0.00
34 16 0.00
60 19 0.00
64 30 0.00
42 21 0.00
24 8 0.00
22 1 0.00
44 -1 0.00
22 9 0.00
25 6 0.00
21 2 0.00
28 10 0.00
15 0 0.00
20 2 0.00
35 -1 0.00
20 14 0.00
17 2 0.00
14 -3 0.00
8 -9 0.00
20 -1 0.00
27 2 0.00
9 -4 0.00
29 7 0.02
33 20 0.00
25 9 0.00
38 18 0.00
37 32 0.00
February 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
49 28 0.00
43 27 0.00
36 14 0.00
19 7 0.00
28 5 0.00
25 -2 0.00
17 -12 0.00
27 4 0.00
25 -5 0.00
27 5 0.00
39 1 0.00
34 1 0.00
48 9 0.10
34 26 0.00
27 9 n/a
22 -1 0.00
30 -6 0.00
43 15 0.00
38 13 0.00
48 30 0.00
48 27 0.00
30 19 0.00
19 7 0.00
9 -3 0.00
13 -8 0.00
26 -2 0.00
35 6 0.00
38 16 0.00
March 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
34 23 0.00
23 2 0.00
37 11 0.00
23 8 0.00
14 0 0.00
28 0 0.00
32 17 0.00
23 2 0.00
17 0 0.00
20 6 0.00
52 11 0.00
44 26 0.00
44 30 0.00
56 29 0.00
76 34 0.00
75 38 0.00
75 39 0.00
62 45 0.00
45 37 0.04
44 33 0.00
46 31 0.00
58 30 0.00
74 29 0.00
65 43 0.00
62 33 0.00
57 29 0.00
56 39 0.00
40 32 0.00
43 27 0.00
49 20 0.00
73 24 0.00
April 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
89 48 0.00
82 50 0.00
77 38 0.00
38 27 0.22
31 25 0.00
42 26 0.15
31 28 0.10
36 21 0.00
51 15 0.00
68 25 0.00
75 31 0.00
72 36 0.00
79 41 0.00
88 52 0.00
83 55 0.02
68 42 0.46
48 39 0.00
51 41 0.30
54 46 0.67
50 44 0.01
63 37 0.00
67 31 0.00
68 36 0.00
55 46 0.48
71 44 0.00
74 37 0.00
77 42 0.00
73 50 0.10
59 45 0.77
56 49 1.27
May 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
65 48 0.00
66 50 0.00
67 49 0.08
56 48 1.55
61 45 0.00
70 42 0.47
67 49 0.01
58 43 0.77
71 52 0.00
64 45 0.10
56 44 0.00
68 45 0.00
71 49 1.05
74 53 0.07
65 50 0.00
69 43 0.00
73 45 0.00
76 54 0.00
70 50 0.06
63 43 0.00
65 38 0.00
69 39 0.05
69 51 0.01
65 52 0.02
77 45 0.00
80 49 0.00
85 46 0.00
83 57 0.12
80 52 0.00
91 57 0.06
75 53 0.00
June 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
73 56 0.00
57 51 0.52
65 50 0.00
74 51 0.08
75 49 0.00
70 55 0.55
72 51 0.13
71 53 0.25
77 51 0.01
80 60 0.06
78 55 0.00
76 61 0.00
88 58 0.00
88 61 0.00
86 63 0.00
88 58 0.00
89 58 0.08
87 67 0.03
81 58 0.00
81 47 0.00
85 51 0.00
88 60 0.00
90 71 0.00
94 66 0.12
80 60 1.90
74 53 0.00
85 53 0.38
81 59 0.54
79 61 0.00
83 56 0.00
July 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 58 0.00
87 63 0.00
93 71 0.00
86 65 0.56
84 64 1.31
87 67 0.25
89 70 0.00
75 62 0.56
82 66 2.27
76 63 0.00
81 59 0.00
80 59 0.00
81 57 0.00
86 63 0.01
85 61 0.00
84 58 0.02
90 65 0.00
79 64 0.00
79 57 0.00
84 63 0.01
n/a n/a 0.00
77 57 0.00
78 53 0.00
80 50 0.00
88 61 0.00
93 73 0.00
82 70 1.43
83 63 0.00
83 58 0.01
82 63 0.08
83 59 0.00
August 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
83 62 0.01
81 57 0.00
82 57 0.02
80 56 0.01
72 60 0.21
81 63 0.00
85 61 0.00
83 61 0.00
82 56 0.01
83 57 0.16
85 61 0.01
79 58 0.00
80 57 0.00
84 60 0.01
89 62 0.00
92 63 0.00
93 64 0.00
93 73 0.00
88 70 0.00
95 69 0.06
86 65 0.00
82 59 0.00
85 56 0.00
97 59 0.00
97 64 0.17
92 68 0.53
89 58 0.00
88 68 0.00
85 62 0.00
74 58 0.00
67 59 0.00
September 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
77 50 0.00
81 47 0.00
78 54 0.00
77 45 0.00
85 42 0.00
88 50 0.00
88 50 0.00
85 52 0.00
85 53 0.00
87 62 0.00
84 65 0.62
76 56 0.02
64 54 0.10
72 49 0.01
79 41 0.00
82 49 0.00
84 60 0.00
74 49 0.14
66 40 0.07
71 35 0.03
58 43 0.01
67 43 0.02
76 37 0.00
69 40 0.00
62 33 0.00
67 46 0.09
61 44 0.00
59 35 0.00
65 29 0.00
63 27 0.00
October 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
55 26 0.00
59 21 0.00
71 45 0.00
78 35 0.00
77 41 0.00
84 44 0.00
82 49 0.00
81 45 0.00
80 54 0.00
75 48 0.00
70 43 0.29
70 39 0.00
65 37 0.32
65 42 0.00
59 32 0.00
49 29 0.00
61 27 0.00
83 39 0.00
85 39 0.00
89 44 0.00
73 42 0.00
75 36 0.00
65 40 0.00
56 38 0.07
54 35 0.00
41 27 0.00
51 26 0.20
49 37 0.00
48 28 0.00
65 36 0.01
48 33 0.00
November 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
38 30 0.01
42 37 0.27
43 36 2.96
45 33 0.56
33 28 0.00
38 20 0.00
35 17 0.00
33 13 0.00
45 15 0.00
47 27 0.01
56 31 0.00
47 31 0.01
43 24 0.00
50 25 0.00
48 35 0.00
53 34 0.00
54 35 0.34
56 34 0.07
62 32 0.00
69 36 0.00
42 31 0.00
37 33 0.03
36 18 0.08
28 13 0.00
45 21 0.00
40 17 0.00
42 20 0.00
30 12 0.00
49 11 0.00
64 22 0.00
December 2003 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
48 24 0.00
38 30 0.15
33 28 0.25
33 28 0.08
32 25 0.00
29 23 0.00
38 25 0.00
41 30 0.00
35 23 0.17
23 10 0.00
12 5 0.00
19 7 0.00
26 7 0.02
28 24 0.00
36 28 0.00
31 19 0.00
35 11 0.01
37 29 0.00
29 12 0.00
39 16 0.00
43 34 0.00
41 30 0.00
33 20 0.00
34 13 0.00
41 15 0.00
44 30 0.00
57 35 0.09
44 27 0.00
31 16 0.00
48 14 0.00
35 18 0.00
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location