Ames Weather in 2020

Historical record of Ames, Iowa weather for the year 2020 based on NOAA data.
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2020 Ames Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 95 °F August 28
Lowest temperature -13 °F January 21
Highest daily low 75 °F July 18
Lowest daily high 4 °F February 13
Most daily precipitation 2.4 inches July 14
Total annual precipitation 24.2 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Ames in 2020
Rank Temperature Date
1 95 °F Aug 28
1 95 °F Aug 23
3 94 °F Aug 26
3 94 °F Aug 25
3 94 °F Jul 8
3 94 °F Jun 2
7 93 °F Aug 27
7 93 °F Aug 24
7 93 °F Jul 25
10 92 °F Sep 6
10 92 °F Jul 7
10 92 °F Jun 4
10 92 °F Jun 3
Lowest Temperatures in Ames in 2020
Rank Temperature Date
1 -13 °F January 21
2 -10 °F February 14
2 -10 °F February 13
4 -6 °F January 20
5 -4 °F January 16
6 -3 °F January 19
7 -1 °F February 12
7 -1 °F January 18
9 0 °F December 25
9 0 °F February 20
January 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
46 20 0.00
46 28 0.00
36 31 n/a
30 21 n/a
42 26 0.00
39 20 0.00
38 19 0.00
27 11 0.00
57 25 0.00
28 16 n/a
20 9 0.00
26 11 n/a
33 26 n/a
34 15 0.00
27 3 0.02
9 -4 0.00
29 4 n/a
31 -1 n/a
5 -3 0.00
11 -6 0.00
23 -13 0.00
33 24 n/a
34 32 n/a
32 29 n/a
32 10 0.00
31 19 0.00
31 24 0.00
24 17 0.00
24 17 n/a
29 21 n/a
35 27 n/a
February 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
39 30 0.00
49 27 0.00
35 26 0.00
28 19 0.00
27 15 0.00
31 8 0.00
28 17 n/a
26 2 0.00
39 17 0.00
34 9 0.00
34 19 0.00
37 -1 n/a
4 -10 0.00
20 -10 0.00
40 14 0.00
44 19 0.00
36 28 0.47
33 15 0.00
18 7 0.00
21 0 0.00
43 15 0.00
52 27 0.00
58 26 0.00
43 30 0.00
37 30 0.00
34 23 0.00
35 22 0.00
34 18 0.00
53 16 0.00
March 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
58 28 0.00
39 29 0.00
53 29 0.00
55 25 0.00
47 33 0.00
47 27 0.00
66 29 0.00
71 44 0.00
58 30 0.26
49 25 0.00
56 38 0.00
63 35 0.00
48 28 0.00
37 27 0.11
42 22 0.00
45 32 0.00
48 25 0.18
48 40 0.97
52 35 1.03
36 23 0.05
43 26 0.00
39 31 0.01
46 33 0.00
51 38 0.00
53 35 0.00
57 41 0.00
52 41 0.04
66 41 0.09
57 33 0.00
64 28 0.00
61 35 0.00
April 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
63 36 0.00
65 41 0.01
41 27 0.18
49 23 0.00
61 26 0.00
66 41 0.00
83 51 0.00
65 40 0.00
49 28 0.00
53 19 0.00
52 35 0.05
47 28 1.31
41 24 0.00
40 23 0.03
41 17 0.00
42 26 0.10
49 29 0.03
68 32 0.00
61 34 0.00
68 33 0.00
64 35 0.00
82 50 0.14
74 44 0.02
60 49 0.00
68 42 0.01
70 44 0.03
81 47 0.00
76 49 0.08
64 47 0.00
74 44 0.00
May 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
79 42 0.00
74 48 0.00
78 47 0.00
59 48 0.28
48 44 0.31
62 41 0.04
64 38 0.02
57 37 0.00
70 28 0.03
54 41 0.00
60 39 0.00
62 37 0.00
58 37 0.21
67 53 0.30
74 49 0.00
75 47 0.02
62 53 0.92
60 51 0.00
63 52 0.00
63 56 0.00
62 56 0.00
72 57 0.05
74 56 0.63
81 56 0.42
82 64 1.92
81 63 0.39
79 65 0.02
77 60 0.43
71 53 0.00
74 48 0.00
73 54 0.00
June 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
87 62 0.00
94 69 0.00
92 67 0.00
92 66 0.02
88 65 0.03
87 68 0.00
89 69 0.00
90 70 0.00
76 65 0.50
74 58 0.02
84 55 0.00
88 51 0.00
80 61 0.00
82 57 0.00
87 64 0.00
86 63 0.00
86 58 0.00
88 63 0.09
78 69 0.04
81 65 0.06
88 62 0.00
74 59 1.00
77 57 0.00
81 54 0.00
85 57 0.00
85 69 0.03
85 65 0.00
87 68 0.00
87 73 0.00
84 73 0.00
July 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 68 0.02
90 65 0.00
90 65 0.00
90 62 0.00
90 63 0.00
90 64 0.00
92 68 0.00
94 67 0.00
81 61 0.00
90 60 0.00
91 64 0.11
86 61 0.00
88 57 0.00
88 67 2.43
78 63 0.07
83 54 0.00
89 63 0.00
91 75 0.00
85 66 0.00
81 64 0.00
82 62 0.21
83 60 0.00
84 60 0.00
90 66 0.00
93 73 0.00
83 73 0.28
86 62 0.00
87 58 0.00
90 65 0.00
86 68 0.10
83 59 0.00
August 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
84 54 0.00
80 59 0.00
74 54 0.00
75 46 0.00
76 46 0.00
77 61 0.12
86 61 0.00
89 68 0.00
90 69 0.03
81 58 0.72
82 54 0.00
85 60 0.00
87 71 0.00
87 66 0.47
82 58 0.00
88 56 0.00
82 56 0.00
81 52 0.00
82 50 0.00
84 52 0.00
88 54 0.00
87 65 0.56
95 62 0.00
93 66 0.00
94 68 0.00
94 68 0.00
93 70 0.00
95 69 0.00
80 53 0.00
80 49 0.00
78 52 0.13
September 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
72 46 0.23
89 55 0.00
79 48 0.00
84 44 0.00
87 49 0.00
92 68 0.00
74 51 0.04
53 46 1.16
50 46 0.74
54 47 0.49
59 52 0.30
67 51 0.09
80 46 0.00
79 47 0.00
83 50 0.00
79 54 0.00
71 48 0.00
69 45 0.00
69 43 0.00
74 45 0.00
79 44 0.00
80 48 0.00
79 47 0.00
84 59 0.00
86 59 0.00
88 60 0.00
71 51 0.15
65 49 0.08
66 46 0.00
71 48 0.00
October 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
59 37 0.00
58 30 0.00
58 43 0.00
59 30 0.00
73 38 0.00
83 43 0.00
82 47 0.00
77 40 0.00
88 53 0.00
79 48 0.00
81 56 0.00
68 41 0.00
67 38 0.00
73 39 0.00
55 32 0.00
53 32 0.00
68 42 0.00
45 33 0.08
36 31 0.07
43 33 0.00
47 35 0.06
49 37 0.99
41 27 0.00
40 21 0.00
36 27 n/a
33 23 n/a
40 20 0.00
58 22 0.00
43 30 0.00
50 23 0.00
66 33 0.00
November 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
45 21 0.00
64 20 0.00
78 28 0.00
73 38 0.00
75 33 0.00
75 33 0.00
72 50 0.00
74 47 0.00
68 38 0.03
39 28 0.89
50 24 0.00
51 23 0.00
42 15 0.00
51 26 0.00
45 28 0.00
55 20 0.00
43 20 0.00
65 30 0.00
71 44 0.00
49 33 0.00
43 24 0.00
52 24 0.00
38 18 0.28
42 33 0.11
40 37 0.00
47 32 0.00
44 22 0.00
58 28 0.00
39 25 0.00
32 12 0.00
December 2020 Ames Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches)
41 9 0.00
47 13 0.00
45 16 0.00
51 22 0.00
49 19 0.00
38 25 0.00
34 30 0.00
53 28 0.00
58 25 0.00
62 23 0.00
38 32 0.19
33 16 n/a
27 9 0.00
24 11 0.00
23 12 0.00
24 6 0.00
28 19 0.00
38 21 0.00
36 13 0.00
37 12 0.00
45 29 0.00
49 22 0.00
50 9 n/a
12 2 n/a
27 0 0.00
35 12 0.00
31 25 n/a
29 12 0.00
31 15 n/a
31 10 0.00
23 5 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