Weather forecast and temperature for today
Ames, IA

Weather forecast and temperature for today - Sunday, Dec 4.

Mostly Sunny
7:26 am

4:43 pm
CST
Mostly Sunny
43°F / 27°F
  • Wind: 10mph SSW
  • Humidity: 42%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • UV index: 2
On Sunday, December 4, a primarily bright and cloudless sky is expected.
The maximum temperature will be a chilly 42.8°F (6°C), while the minimum forecasted temperature is a subzero 26.6°F (-3°C).
It will be warmer, and the maximum temperature of 42.8°F (6°C) today will be more in line with November's average highest temperature of 45.9°F (7.7°C) than December's of 32.5°F (0.3°C).
Sunrise was at 7:26 am and sunset will be at 4:43 pm; the daylight will last for 9h and 17min.

Current condition and temperature - Ames, IA

Sunny
12:27 pm CST
Sunny
  • 39°F
  • Feels like: 32°F
  • Wind: 10mph SW
  • Humidity: 41%
  • Dewpoint: 18°F
  • Pressure: 30.14"Hg
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
  • UV index: 2
Currently, the weather is bright and sunny.
The temperature is a cold 39.2°F (4°C), while the apparent temperature, due to the wind, is evaluated at a wintry 32°F (0°C). The current temperature is nearly at the maximum of today's 42.8°F (6°C).

FAQ

What is the temperature in Ames now?

Currently (12:27 pm) it is 39.2°F (4°C) in Ames. Feels-like temperature is 32°F (0°C).

What is the weather forecast for Ames for today?

Today, in Ames, primarily bright and sunny weather is anticipated.

What will be the maximum temperature in Ames today?

Today, the maximum temperature will be 42.8°F (6°C), while the minimum temperature will be 26.6°F (-3°C).
The maximum temperature will be significantly higher than the average highest temperature of 32.5°F (0.3°C) in December. The lowest temperature today will be relatively higher than the average low temperature.

When is the sunrise / sunset today in Ames?

On Sunday, in Ames, sunrise was at 7:26 am and sunset will be at 4:43 pm (CST).

How long is the day today in Ames?

Today, the daylight will last for 9h and 17min.

Hourly weather forecast and temperature - Ames, IA

1 pm
  • 41°F
  • Feels like:
    34°F
Sunny
Sunny
  • Wind: 10mph SW
  • Pressure: 30.09"Hg
  • Humidity: 39%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
2 pm
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    37°F
Sunny
Sunny
  • Wind: 9mph SW
  • Pressure: 30.06"Hg
  • Humidity: 36%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
3 pm
  • 43°F
  • Feels like:
    37°F
Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny
  • Wind: 9mph SW
  • Pressure: 30.03"Hg
  • Humidity: 37%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
4 pm
  • 39°F
  • Feels like:
    34°F
Mostly Sunny
Mostly Sunny
  • Wind: 7mph SSW
  • Pressure: 30.03"Hg
  • Humidity: 43%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
Sunset: 4:43 pm
5 pm
  • 34°F
  • Feels like:
    28°F
Clear
Clear
  • Wind: 7mph SSW
  • Pressure: 30.03"Hg
  • Humidity: 51%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
6 pm
  • 32°F
  • Feels like:
    25°F
Clear
Clear
  • Wind: 7mph S
  • Pressure: 30"Hg
  • Humidity: 57%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
7 pm
  • 30°F
  • Feels like:
    23°F
Clear
Clear
  • Wind: 7mph S
  • Pressure: 30"Hg
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
8 pm
  • 28°F
  • Feels like:
    23°F
Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
  • Wind: 6mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.97"Hg
  • Humidity: 60%
  • Precip. probability: 0%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
9 pm
  • 28°F
  • Feels like:
    21°F
Mostly Clear
Mostly Clear
  • Wind: 7mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.97"Hg
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Precip. probability: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
10 pm
  • 27°F
  • Feels like:
    21°F
Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: 7mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.94"Hg
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Precip. probability: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
11 pm
  • 27°F
  • Feels like:
    21°F
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
  • Wind: 6mph SSW
  • Pressure: 29.91"Hg
  • Humidity: 64%
  • Precip. probability: 1%
  • Precipitation: 0"
  • Visibility: 10mi
Today, a combination of sunny and occasionally cloudy weather is forecasted.
The temperature will be between the lowest temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and the highest temperature of 42.8°F (6°C). The warmest part of the day will be at 2 pm and 3 pm.
The highest temperature will be more comparable to November's average maximum of 45.9°F (7.7°C) than December's average of 32.5°F (0.3°C). The lowest temperature will be a few degrees higher than December's average minimum of 21.4°F (-5.9°C).

Ames, Iowa, USA

Ames is located in the heart of the US state of Iowa in moderate proximity to Iowa's capital and most populated city, Des Moines. The city is moderately small with a moderate population but has since been ranked as one of the top best places to live in.
Ames was established in 1864 and was originally a stop along the Railroad between Cedar Rapids and Missouri. One of the influential people in the building of the railroad was Oakes Ames, the Massachusetts Congressman then, and is the person after whom the city of Ames has been named.
Ames is today a vibrant educational hub in its region as it is home to the renowned Iowa State University. Colleges affiliated to the Iowa State University include Veterinary Medicine, Agriculture, Engineering, and Design.
Ames is also home to the Ames Laboratory, the United States Department of Energy, and the United States Department of Agriculture. Today, Ames serves as the headquarters of the Iowa Department of Transportation.
Essential landmarks in Ames include the Iowa State University, the Beardshear Hall along Morrill Road, and the iconic Marston Water Tower next to the Hoover Hall in Iowa State University.
Visitors like to relax and unwind in the Reiman Gardens, a vast public space that is owned by the Iowa State University. Beautiful, natural, and scenic surroundings are featured in the gardens, and visitors are treated to events, tours, programs, and family-themed fun activities around the year.

When to visit Ames

The city of Ames experiences a humid continental climate, which is classified as Dfa in the Köppen climatic classification. The weather is primarily characterized by warm and pleasant summers, cold and moderately snowy winters, and short, varied autumns and springs. Extremely hot days are rare in Ames, as the temperature on the hottest days rarely goes above 89.6°F (32°C). Extremely cold days, too, are very rare, as the winter temperature barely drops lower than 5°F (-15°C).
Winter begins in mid- November and extends through mid-March. The season is marked with cold days that are moderately dry. Snowfall is not rare, although it is light and does not accumulate on the ground for more than a few days.
During summer, from May to September, the weather lifts to warm and moderately dry days. The temperature sticks to the highs of 78.1°F (25.6°C) and lows of 59.5°F (15.3°C), an excellent time to be outdoors up to late in the night.
Ames is a year-round travel destination as it experiences both weather extremes; hence attractive to both heat and cold lovers. However, most of the visitors arrive during the warmer months, between May and September. This period has excellent weather for most outdoor activities as the days remain warm, pleasant, and moderately dry. It is also during this period that Ames holds several events and celebrations across the city, hence crowds are high, and the party mood is escalated.
In October, Ames has numerous activities and events that are related to and aimed at boosting the art and craft industry, including art and craft displays, cinema shows, and music and theatre concerts across many venues in the city. Iowa State University also holds several activities during the year, including games, music and dance performances, and open days at certain seasons.
  • en: Ames, Iowa, USA
  • es: Ames, Iowa, EE.UU.
  • sr: Ejms, Ajova, SAD
  • zh: 艾姆斯, 爱荷华州, 美国
  • Latitude: 42.030781°
  • Longitude: -93.631913°
  • Elevation: 899 ft
  • Current time: 12:51pm CST
  • Sunrise: 7:26 am CST
  • Sunset: 4:43 pm CST
  • Timezone: America/Chicago
Climate data

Useful resources

  • Ames
  • Ames @ Wikipedia
  • Reiman Gardens - a 14-acre park featuring seasonal flowerbeds, a butterfly exhibit, sculptures, tours, lectures, and more.
  • Octagon Center For the Arts - an arts organization in Ames, Iowa
  • Brunnier Art Museum - gallery of decorative art, including carpets and furniture, in an auditorium at Iowa State University.
  • Brookside Park - recreational green space featuring volleyball and tennis courts, ball fields, and a wading pool.
  • Old Town Historic District - the historic district made up of the late-1800s/early-1900s homes in Victorian and Colonial Revival style.
  • Farm House Museum - built in 1860, this farmhouse-turned-museum was the first building at Iowa State University.

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