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Ames, IA

Weather in January

January, like December, is a freezing cold winter month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature ranging between min 13.5°F (-10.3°C) and max 26.6°F (-3°C). January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.5°F (-10.3°C). Weather in January »

Weather in February

February, the last month of the winter in Ames, is another freezing cold month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 17.1°F (-8.3°C) and 30.6°F (-0.8°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in February is almost the same as in January - a still freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C). Weather in February »

Weather in March

March, the first month of the spring in Ames, is a chilly month, with an average temperature varying between 45.7°F (7.6°C) and 31.1°F (-0.5°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in March soars, from a freezing cold 30.6°F (-0.8°C) in February, to a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C). Weather in March »

Weather in April

April is a mild spring month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature fluctuating between 58.5°F (14.7°C) and 41.7°F (5.4°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in April increases from a chilly 45.7°F (7.6°C) in March to a mild 58.5°F (14.7°C). Weather in April »

Weather in May

May, the last month of the spring in Ames, is an agreeable month, with an average temperature varying between 69.3°F (20.7°C) and 53.1°F (11.7°C). In May, the average high-temperature rises from a mild 58.5°F (14.7°C) in April to a pleasant 69.3°F (20.7°C). Weather in May »

Weather in June

The first month of the summer, June, is a moderately hot month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature varying between 79.2°F (26.2°C) and 62.2°F (16.8°C). In June, the average high-temperature rises from an agreeable 69.3°F (20.7°C) in May to a moderately hot 79.2°F (26.2°C). Weather in June »

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is another warm summer month in Ames, Iowa, with temperature in the range of an average high of 81.3°F (27.4°C) and an average low of 64.6°F (18.1°C). With an average high-temperature of 81.3°F (27.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.6°F (18.1°C), July is the warmest month. In July, the average heat index is calculated to be a hot 87.8°F (31°C). Weather in July »

Weather in August

August, the last month of the summer in Ames, is another warm month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 79.9°F (26.6°C) and 61.9°F (16.6°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in August is relatively the same as in July - a still warm 79.9°F (26.6°C). Weather in August »

Weather in September

September, the first month of the autumn in Ames, is still a warm month, with an average temperature ranging between max 74.8°F (23.8°C) and min 55.8°F (13.2°C). In September, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in August - a still warm 74.8°F (23.8°C). Weather in September »

Weather in October

October, the same as September, in Ames, Iowa, is a moderate autumn month, with an average temperature fluctuating between 59.9°F (15.5°C) and 44.2°F (6.8°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in October declines considerably from a warm 74.8°F (23.8°C) in September to a moderate 59.9°F (15.5°C). Weather in October »

Weather in November

November, the last month of the autumn in Ames, is also a frosty month, with an average temperature varying between 32°F (0°C) and 45.9°F (7.7°C). In Ames, the average high-temperature in November decreases from a moderate 59.9°F (15.5°C) in October to a chilly 45.9°F (7.7°C). Weather in November »

Weather in December

The first month of the winter, December, is still a cold month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature ranging between min 21.4°F (-5.9°C) and max 32.5°F (0.3°C). In December, the average high-temperature decreases from a chilly 45.9°F (7.7°C) in November to a wintry 32.5°F (0.3°C). Weather in December »
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FAQ

What is the coldest month in Ames?

January is the coldest month, with an average high-temperature of 26.6°F (-3°C) and an average low-temperature of 13.5°F (-10.3°C).

What is the most humid month in Ames?

January is the most humid month in Ames, Iowa, with an average relative humidity of 84%.

What is the driest month in Ames?

January is the month with the least rainfall. Rain falls for 4 days and accumulates 0.94" (24mm) of precipitation.

How many days does it rain in Ames?

Throughout the year, in Ames, Iowa, there are 130.6 rainfall days, and 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

When does it snow in Ames?

January through May, October through December are months with snowfall in Ames, Iowa.

What is the snowiest month in Ames?

January is the month with the most snowfall in Ames, Iowa. Snow falls for 9.1 days and accumulates 4.06" (103mm) of snow.

How much does it snow in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, during the entire year, snow falls for 36.2 days and aggregates up to 15.43" (392mm) of snow.

What is the month with the least sunshine in Ames?

With an average of 3.9h of sunshine, January has the least sunshine of the year in Ames.

What is the month with the lowest UV index in Ames?

With an average maximum UV index of 1, January is the month with the lowest UV index in Ames, Iowa.

When is Daylight Saving Time (DST) in Ames?

On Sunday, March 13. 2022, at 2:00 am, Daylight Saving Time starts, and the time zone changes from CST to CDT. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6. 2022, at 2:00 am, and the time zone reverts from CDT to CST.

What is the wettest month in Ames?

May is the month with the most rainfall. Rain falls for 17.2 days and accumulates 4.09" (104mm) of precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, snow does not fall in June through September.

When are the longest days in Ames?

With an average of 15h and 11min of daylight, June has the longest days of the year in Ames.

What are the months with the highest UV index in Ames?

June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 6, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the warmest month in Ames?

July is the warmest month in Ames, with an average high-temperature of 81.3°F (27.4°C) and an average low-temperature of 64.6°F (18.1°C).

What month has the most sunshine in Ames?

With an average of 10.1h of sunshine, July has the most sunshine of the year in Ames.

What is the least humid month in Ames?

October is the least humid month, with an average relative humidity of 70%.

What is the month with the shortest days in Ames?

With an average of 9h and 11min of daylight, December has the shortest days of the year in Ames.

Average temperature
Ames, IA

Average temperature - Ames, IA

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (81.3°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (26.6°F).

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (64.6°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (13.5°F).

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Average pressure
Ames, IA

Average pressure - Ames, IA

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is January (30.16"Hg).
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.88"Hg).

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Average wind speed
Ames, IA

Average wind speed - Ames, IA

The windiest month (with the highest average wind speed) is April (10.7mph).
The calmest months (with the lowest average wind speed) are July and August (7.1mph).

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Average rainfall
Ames, IA

Average rainfall - Ames, IA

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (4.09").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.94").

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Average rainfall days
Ames, IA

Average rainfall days - Ames, IA

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (18 days).
The month with the least rainy days is February (3.3 days).

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Average snowfall
Ames, IA

Average snowfall - Ames, IA

The month with the highest snowfall is January (4.06").
The months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

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Average snowfall days
Ames, IA

Average snowfall days - Ames, IA

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is January (9.1 days).
The months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

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Average daylight / Average sunshine
Ames, IA

Average daylight / Average sunshine - Ames, IA

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15h and 11min).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 9h and 11min).

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 10h and 6min).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3h and 54min).

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Average sunshine days
Ames, IA

Average sunshine days - Ames, IA

The month with the most sunshine days is November (19.4 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (10.4 days).

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Average visibility
Ames, IA

Average visibility - Ames, IA

The months with the highest visibility are February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December (6mi).
The months with the lowest visibility are January, July and August (5mi).

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