Ames Weather in 2008

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 2008 based on NOAA data.
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2008 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 94 °F August 3
Lowest temperature -20 °F January 24
Highest daily low 74 °F August 4
Lowest daily high -2 °F December 21
Most daily precipitation 2.6 inches July 17
Total annual precipitation 43.3 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 2008
Rank Temperature Date
1 94 °F Aug 3
2 92 °F Jul 7
3 90 °F Aug 4
3 90 °F Jul 15
5 89 °F Jul 14
5 89 °F Jul 11
5 89 °F Jul 6
5 89 °F Jun 25
5 89 °F Jun 20
10 88 °F Sep 1
10 88 °F Jul 20
10 88 °F Jul 17
10 88 °F Jul 10
10 88 °F Jul 2
10 88 °F Jun 7
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 2008
Rank Temperature Date
1 -20 °F January 24
2 -14 °F December 22
3 -12 °F February 20
3 -12 °F January 25
5 -11 °F December 24
5 -11 °F February 13
5 -11 °F January 20
8 -10 °F December 25
9 -9 °F February 12
9 -9 °F January 19
January 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
16 3 0.00
14 1 0.00
31 1 0.00
34 23 0.05
40 23 0.00
38 29 0.01
40 29 0.13
35 25 0.00
34 21 0.00
33 28 0.01
31 22 0.00
27 18 0.00
26 15 0.01
23 7 0.00
22 3 0.00
28 15 0.02
15 -4 0.01
14 -3 0.00
3 -9 0.00
9 -11 0.01
17 8 0.08
15 -8 0.00
13 -8 0.01
26 -20 0.00
25 -12 0.00
31 4 0.00
41 5 0.00
47 36 0.00
40 -1 0.00
9 -3 0.00
23 8 0.00
February 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
31 9 0.00
32 22 0.00
31 20 0.03
35 27 0.08
33 23 0.07
25 18 0.01
22 11 0.00
32 17 0.00
31 6 0.00
6 -4 0.00
6 1 0.03
12 -9 0.01
25 -11 0.00
31 3 0.01
15 -1 0.00
34 3 0.00
34 20 0.17
20 3 0.00
22 -3 0.00
n/a -12 0.00
16 n/a 0.00
22 3 0.00
31 5 0.00
39 12 0.00
35 27 0.37
26 16 0.00
25 13 0.00
34 14 0.02
39 28 0.01
March 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
38 24 0.00
53 30 0.40
30 15 0.00
28 11 0.00
30 14 0.00
30 11 0.00
19 6 0.00
26 1 0.00
31 20 0.00
32 16 0.00
50 25 0.00
55 30 0.00
56 31 0.00
48 31 0.00
35 30 0.00
40 30 0.02
37 32 0.23
42 35 0.00
51 30 0.00
55 33 0.02
44 33 0.00
40 31 0.05
33 25 0.00
48 20 0.00
54 29 0.00
52 25 0.00
37 29 0.38
41 20 0.00
50 29 0.00
49 39 0.02
43 34 0.84
April 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
46 28 0.00
53 24 0.00
41 34 0.45
59 29 n/a
64 37 0.00
62 35 0.00
53 33 0.00
43 36 0.01
50 37 0.00
53 38 0.85
50 33 0.14
34 32 0.04
46 30 n/a
53 27 0.00
n/a n/a 0.00
77 51 0.00
n/a n/a n/a
50 42 n/a
54 42 0.00
66 48 0.00
74 47 0.01
70 43 0.31
75 39 n/a
72 57 0.29
n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a n/a
n/a n/a n/a
53 26 0.00
68 36 0.00
May 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
75 54 0.00
66 42 0.18
58 36 0.01
71 31 0.00
78 43 0.00
79 47 1.38
65 50 0.10
66 44 0.00
66 49 0.00
62 47 0.45
60 40 0.02
68 35 0.00
64 47 0.01
66 42 0.00
71 40 0.00
78 43 0.00
82 53 0.00
69 47 0.00
74 50 0.13
69 46 0.00
72 36 0.00
62 48 0.00
60 50 1.89
66 49 0.06
86 58 0.06
80 60 0.01
61 47 0.49
65 48 0.00
66 53 2.33
79 61 1.15
81 56 0.00
June 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 54 0.00
77 62 0.45
72 59 1.47
71 61 0.08
84 64 1.85
75 65 0.14
88 61 0.00
78 65 1.78
77 59 0.18
82 54 0.01
82 63 2.50
78 61 0.43
77 58 0.00
86 59 0.00
82 60 0.01
75 57 0.00
79 51 0.00
84 57 0.00
84 56 0.00
89 59 0.00
86 62 0.08
82 57 0.00
82 56 0.00
78 63 0.01
89 60 0.03
72 63 1.25
85 65 0.17
74 58 0.10
80 61 0.00
82 58 0.00
July 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 55 0.00
88 67 0.00
80 59 0.00
79 55 0.00
80 57 0.00
89 67 0.03
92 68 0.24
83 63 0.20
84 59 0.00
88 67 0.01
89 72 0.15
78 59 0.08
82 56 0.00
89 56 0.11
90 67 0.00
83 69 0.00
88 66 2.63
79 65 0.00
83 63 1.50
88 65 0.00
82 64 1.25
83 61 0.00
78 61 0.06
69 61 0.59
80 66 0.00
82 62 0.01
86 60 0.78
84 66 0.00
85 69 0.33
85 64 0.00
86 67 0.01
August 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 64 0.01
82 58 0.00
94 70 0.00
90 74 0.00
83 59 0.00
80 54 0.00
82 58 0.01
81 53 0.00
84 63 0.00
78 57 0.00
77 53 0.00
73 60 0.26
83 56 0.20
81 59 0.04
78 56 0.00
79 52 0.00
81 57 0.00
84 56 0.00
85 57 0.00
82 58 0.00
71 65 0.03
86 66 0.01
78 56 0.00
77 52 0.00
78 49 0.00
77 50 0.00
77 54 0.26
84 61 0.82
80 51 0.00
83 54 0.00
83 58 0.00
September 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
88 59 0.00
83 60 0.00
67 52 0.00
67 47 0.00
71 44 0.00
67 47 0.00
70 47 0.00
59 44 0.20
68 39 0.00
72 50 0.01
76 61 1.28
68 64 0.68
77 60 0.05
62 53 0.00
68 46 0.00
81 44 0.00
85 48 0.00
80 52 0.00
79 53 0.00
80 50 0.01
77 49 0.00
73 56 0.03
82 62 0.43
80 53 0.02
79 48 0.00
81 55 0.01
80 54 0.00
71 53 0.00
70 48 0.79
67 43 0.00
October 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
62 39 0.00
69 36 0.00
67 42 0.00
70 39 0.00
77 55 0.00
76 59 0.70
63 44 0.45
73 37 0.00
69 38 0.00
74 47 0.00
78 50 0.00
76 60 0.00
69 45 0.29
56 35 0.12
59 39 0.43
57 32 0.00
49 42 0.02
56 33 0.00
71 44 0.00
63 33 0.00
51 30 0.04
50 42 0.45
49 41 0.28
50 37 0.10
64 35 0.03
50 36 0.07
41 22 0.00
51 20 0.00
62 25 0.00
71 33 0.00
73 38 0.00
November 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
67 39 0.00
75 46 0.00
75 50 0.01
72 56 0.00
66 54 1.08
54 38 0.62
38 32 0.03
34 28 0.00
31 23 0.00
33 20 0.00
41 33 0.35
44 37 0.02
53 38 0.16
47 32 0.15
37 25 0.00
43 22 0.00
38 20 0.00
34 14 0.00
48 21 0.00
31 14 0.00
26 8 0.00
33 17 0.05
52 14 0.00
45 28 0.00
37 17 0.00
47 19 0.00
46 19 0.00
48 21 0.00
37 19 0.17
32 25 0.14
December 2008 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
26 10 0.00
38 10 0.00
34 14 0.00
22 7 0.00
33 9 0.00
36 10 0.01
22 10 0.00
31 17 0.00
30 7 0.00
25 2 0.00
33 19 0.06
33 11 0.00
45 32 0.00
48 0 0.00
4 -4 0.00
8 -2 0.00
12 -5 0.01
20 -3 0.00
24 10 0.17
24 -5 0.03
-2 -7 0.00
12 -14 0.02
30 12 0.00
19 -11 0.04
31 -10 0.00
51 31 0.00
50 19 0.06
34 13 0.00
39 21 0.00
37 12 0.00
20 1 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