July weather forecast
Ames, IA

Weather in July

July, the same as June, is a moderately hot summer month in Ames, Iowa, with an average temperature ranging between min 64.6°F (18.1°C) and max 81.3°F (27.4°C).

Temperature

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.

Heat index

The average heat index in July is estimated at a tropical 87.8°F (31°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Take into consideration that the heat index values are calculated for shade and light wind conditions. With exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'real feel', 'apparent temperature', 'felt air temperature', or 'feels like', is an index that combines air temperature and relative humidity to determine the human-perceived temperature equivalent. This effect is subjective, depending on the activity and individual's heat perception influenced by various reasons (differences in body mass, height, and shape, pregnancy, clothing). Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact and may raise the heat index by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Young children are generally more endangered than adults, as they usually less sweat. And also, due to larger skin surface relative to their small bodies and higher heat production as a result of their activity.

Humidity

In July, the average relative humidity in Ames is 83%.

Rainfall

In Ames, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation. In Ames, during the entire year, the rain falls for 130.6 days and collects up to 27.48" (698mm) of precipitation.

Snowfall

June through September are months without snowfall.

Daylight

In Ames, Iowa, the average length of the day in July is 14h and 53min.
On the first day of July, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:34 pm CDT.

Sunshine

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

UV index

The months with the highest UV index are June and July, with an average maximum UV index of 6. A UV Index reading of 6 to 7 represents a high health risk from unsafe exposure to UV radiation for the average person.
Note: The average daily UV index of 6 in July transform into the following instructions:
Take precautions and adopt sun safety practices. Protection against sunburn is obliged. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes.
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FAQ

What is the warmest month in Ames?

The warmest month is July, 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 is the temperature in July in Ames?

The average high-temperature, in July, in Ames, is 81.3°F (27.4°C), while the average low-temperature is 64.6°F (18.1°C). in July, the average heat index (a.k.a. 'apparent temperature', 'feels like'), which calculates the temperature value influenced by the moisture in the air, is estimated at 87.8°F (31°C).

What is the average humidity in July in Ames?

In Ames, Iowa, the average relative humidity in July is 83%.

How many days does it rain in July in Ames?

In Ames, in July, it is raining for 15.5 days, with typically 2.52" (64mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Ames?

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

What is the average length of the day in July in Ames?

In Ames, the average day length in July is 14h and 53min.

When is the sunrise / sunset in July in Ames?

On the first day of July in Ames, sunrise is at 5:42 am and sunset at 8:54 pm. On the last day of the month, sunrise is at 6:07 am and sunset at 8:34 pm CDT.

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, Iowa.

How many hours of sunshine does Ames have in July?

The average sunshine duration in July in Ames is 10.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Ames?

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

What is the UV index reading in July in Ames?

The average daily maximum UV index in July is 6. A UV Index value of 6 to 7 symbolizes a high health vulnerability from exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
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Average temperature in July
Ames, IA

Average temperature in July - Ames, IA
  • Average high temperature in July: 81.3°F

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).

  • Average low temperature in July: 64.6°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 in July
Ames, IA

Average pressure in July - Ames, IA
  • Average pressure in July: 29.96"Hg

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 in July
Ames, IA

Average wind speed in July - Ames, IA
  • Average wind speed in July: 7.1mph

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 humidity in July
Ames, IA

Average humidity in July - Ames, IA
  • Average humidity in July: 83%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (84%).
The month with the lowest relative humidity is October (70%).

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Average rainfall in July
Ames, IA

Average rainfall in July - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall in July: 2.52"

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 in July
Ames, IA

Average rainfall days in July - Ames, IA
  • Average rainfall days in July: 15.5 days

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 in July
Ames, IA

Average snowfall in July - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall in July: 0"

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 in July
Ames, IA

Average snowfall days in July - Ames, IA
  • Average snowfall days in July: 0 days

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 in July /
Average sunshine in July
Ames, IA

Average daylight in July / Average sunshine in July - Ames, IA
  • Average daylight in July: 14h and 53min

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).

  • Average sunshine in July: 10h and 6min

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 in July
Ames, IA

Average sunshine days in July - Ames, IA
  • Average sunshine days in July: 11.8 days

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 UV index in July
Ames, IA

Average UV index in July - Ames, IA
  • Average UV index in July: 6

The months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
The month with the lowest UV index is January (UV index 1).

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Average cloud cover in July
Ames, IA

Average cloud cover in July - Ames, IA
  • Average cloud cover in July: 32

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 57).
The month with the least cloud cover is September (Cloud cover 31).

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Average visibility in July
Ames, IA

Average visibility in July - Ames, IA
  • Average visibility in July: 5mi

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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