Ames Weather in 2018

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 2018 based on NOAA data.
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2018 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 98 °F May 28
Lowest temperature -22 °F January 2
Highest daily low 73 °F June 17
Lowest daily high -4 °F January 1
Most daily precipitation 4.3 inches June 14
Total annual precipitation 53.0 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 2018
Rank Temperature Date
1 98 °F May 28
1 98 °F May 27
3 95 °F Jun 1
4 94 °F Jul 12
4 94 °F May 26
6 93 °F Jul 4
6 93 °F Jun 29
6 93 °F Jun 18
6 93 °F May 31
6 93 °F May 29
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 2018
Rank Temperature Date
1 -22 °F January 2
1 -22 °F January 1
3 -13 °F January 6
4 -8 °F January 17
5 -7 °F February 6
5 -7 °F January 16
5 -7 °F January 15
8 -6 °F January 12
9 -5 °F January 4
10 -4 °F January 5
January 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
-4 -22 0.00
20 -22 0.00
20 -1 0.00
8 -5 0.00
8 -4 0.00
15 -13 0.00
37 12 0.00
42 17 0.00
43 27 0.00
42 34 0.00
40 2 0.03
7 -6 0.00
10 -3 0.00
24 4 0.00
13 -7 0.00
8 -7 0.00
24 -8 0.00
35 15 0.00
44 24 0.00
48 23 0.00
40 35 0.26
39 29 0.84
29 24 0.00
29 24 0.00
45 20 0.00
54 31 0.00
50 26 0.00
30 16 0.00
25 12 0.00
38 10 0.00
39 30 0.00
February 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
30 5 0.00
25 -1 0.00
42 21 0.01
21 1 0.00
12 -3 n/a
10 -7 n/a
15 1 0.00
21 9 n/a
18 5 n/a
13 5 0.04
19 -2 0.01
15 -3 0.00
34 13 0.00
41 11 0.00
41 20 0.00
22 6 0.00
36 17 0.04
51 15 0.00
41 28 0.14
31 15 0.23
24 11 0.00
33 23 0.16
33 22 0.05
34 21 0.09
40 22 0.00
52 23 0.00
60 31 0.00
52 31 0.00
March 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
45 27 0.00
48 22 0.00
55 33 0.00
58 38 0.00
46 29 0.43
33 26 0.06
30 19 0.00
30 16 0.00
37 22 0.00
45 25 0.00
44 32 0.00
44 27 0.00
39 23 0.00
60 19 0.00
53 26 0.00
37 30 0.72
38 32 0.32
37 29 0.00
54 34 0.00
41 31 n/a
45 24 0.00
50 27 0.00
47 31 0.35
35 31 0.79
37 29 0.00
38 32 0.26
45 30 0.00
55 23 0.00
44 30 0.00
53 32 0.00
47 22 0.29
April 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
35 20 0.00
42 18 0.00
35 17 0.08
35 14 0.00
51 27 0.00
38 18 0.00
42 15 0.00
33 21 n/a
39 27 0.01
56 22 0.00
60 32 0.00
65 39 0.00
55 37 0.15
39 28 0.83
29 24 n/a
37 23 0.00
50 25 0.00
36 31 0.19
52 29 0.00
58 27 0.00
59 42 0.00
69 39 0.00
73 42 0.00
75 40 0.00
65 40 0.00
73 33 0.00
76 33 0.00
62 37 0.00
71 32 0.00
83 49 0.00
May 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
73 57 3.08
67 55 0.26
69 56 0.81
75 53 0.01
81 47 0.00
80 50 0.00
79 46 0.00
82 53 0.00
75 58 0.05
75 51 0.00
63 48 0.03
60 47 0.00
64 52 0.01
82 58 0.34
81 57 0.00
83 53 0.00
84 56 0.00
84 59 0.00
82 57 0.27
62 54 0.03
70 57 0.22
78 54 0.00
86 64 0.00
88 65 0.00
88 64 0.70
94 66 0.00
98 63 0.00
98 69 0.03
93 64 0.21
85 63 0.00
93 62 0.00
June 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
95 63 0.00
79 61 0.82
81 56 0.00
84 50 0.00
91 60 0.00
92 64 1.40
85 62 0.07
86 70 0.00
89 69 0.00
75 65 0.23
79 64 0.77
86 64 0.00
81 58 0.00
78 60 4.25
90 67 0.00
90 70 0.00
91 73 0.00
93 71 1.07
80 70 0.57
80 67 0.81
77 60 0.58
74 59 0.00
79 58 0.00
81 62 0.02
75 65 0.85
78 62 0.33
84 63 0.00
90 64 0.02
93 69 0.00
91 69 0.96
July 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
81 63 0.20
84 59 0.00
90 64 0.00
93 69 2.81
86 67 0.22
82 63 0.00
81 60 0.00
84 59 0.00
91 60 0.00
90 71 0.00
91 67 0.00
94 69 0.00
89 70 1.01
86 72 0.00
89 68 0.00
84 64 0.00
86 62 0.00
86 60 0.00
84 67 0.00
81 68 0.00
83 65 0.00
83 63 0.00
85 61 0.00
86 63 0.00
84 59 0.56
79 60 0.00
77 56 0.00
76 56 0.00
81 59 0.00
82 55 0.00
85 56 0.00
August 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
85 57 0.48
78 58 0.00
91 60 0.00
86 67 0.00
86 66 0.21
84 67 0.96
82 65 0.60
85 58 0.00
89 64 0.00
86 65 0.00
85 62 0.00
88 61 0.00
88 61 0.00
80 65 0.19
85 68 0.00
80 65 1.43
84 65 0.00
85 64 0.00
81 64 0.13
74 64 1.77
74 60 0.00
77 55 0.00
77 52 0.00
80 64 0.23
87 60 0.00
84 66 0.04
88 71 0.18
82 61 0.76
74 54 0.00
76 52 0.00
85 68 0.62
September 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 67 2.47
80 67 0.77
77 69 0.70
86 68 0.33
74 66 0.53
76 61 0.00
67 59 0.00
74 54 0.00
75 51 0.00
77 47 0.00
81 54 0.00
82 55 0.00
83 58 0.00
88 64 0.00
91 63 0.00
88 62 0.00
92 65 0.00
81 64 0.24
79 64 0.42
91 67 0.67
68 45 0.01
68 43 0.00
76 44 0.00
79 48 0.00
63 46 1.11
67 45 0.00
74 48 0.00
56 41 0.00
50 38 0.26
51 47 0.37
October 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
56 49 0.65
61 49 0.00
87 48 0.00
58 37 0.00
57 49 0.32
54 47 0.10
56 46 0.92
71 53 0.69
70 59 0.45
68 40 0.00
47 34 0.00
45 34 0.00
54 42 0.00
47 33 0.14
48 32 0.00
65 33 0.00
55 34 0.00
68 32 0.00
70 45 0.11
48 25 0.00
61 22 0.00
68 34 0.00
56 30 0.00
58 29 0.00
53 41 0.00
57 39 0.00
69 34 0.04
60 35 0.00
64 31 0.00
59 39 0.00
60 36 0.00
November 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
59 30 0.00
55 38 0.00
45 35 0.68
45 39 0.41
46 37 0.31
44 31 0.00
35 29 0.00
33 29 0.00
29 15 0.00
29 11 0.00
43 19 0.00
26 17 0.00
31 12 0.00
43 17 0.00
49 18 0.00
46 33 0.10
33 16 0.14
31 7 0.00
36 19 0.00
37 18 0.00
37 21 0.00
53 28 0.00
47 37 0.18
51 33 0.00
33 22 0.00
22 13 0.00
28 12 0.00
28 19 0.00
36 16 0.00
40 23 0.00
December 2018 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
38 33 0.94
35 29 0.13
30 26 0.00
26 23 0.00
38 20 0.00
27 12 0.00
29 12 0.00
33 18 0.00
34 13 0.00
33 12 0.00
42 16 0.00
36 20 0.00
37 24 0.00
46 21 0.00
49 19 0.00
48 25 0.00
46 21 0.00
55 24 0.00
53 35 0.00
39 28 0.00
28 21 0.00
35 19 0.00
38 19 0.00
35 15 0.00
44 21 0.00
38 24 0.58
50 30 0.59
30 14 n/a
17 12 0.00
40 16 0.00
34 19 0.06
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Ames Municipal Airport location
1964–1998 Ames 8 WSW location
1893–1964 Ames 3 Sw location