TODAY MAY11
TEMPERATURE60
HUMIDITY25
PRESSURE30.32
WIND COND.80 14.8
  • 6542Wed
  • 6746Thu
  • 6249Fri60%50%
  • 6753Sat30%40%
  • 7155Sun50%70%
daynightWeather update from Ames, Ames Municipal Airport at

Key findings

  • The highest monthly average temperature in Ames for July is 74.5 degrees
  • The lowest monthly average temperature in Ames for January is 20.2 degrees
  • The most monthly precipitation in Ames occurs in May with 9.6 inches
  • The air quality index in Ames is 26% better than the national average
  • The pollution index in Ames is 77% better than the national average

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      Ames Average Temperature

      In the event that the weather data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      MonthTemp. (min)Temp. (max)Temp. (avg)Precipitation
      January12°F29°F20°F1.9"
      February16°F32°F24°F2.2"
      March30°F51°F39°F4.5"
      April40°F63°F51°F9.1"
      May51°F74°F62°F9.6"
      June62°F83°F72°F7.8"
      July63°F86°F74°F6.7"
      August63°F83°F72°F8.6"
      September54°F79°F66°F5.4"
      October44°F66°F54°F6.3"
      November29°F50°F38°F3.0"
      December13°F27°F21°F2.4"

      Ames air quality index & pollution index

      In the event that the air quality/pollution data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
      IndexAmesIowaNational
      Air quality index373950
      Pollution index1,171,9301,643,8365,066,862

      Ames air quality information

      MeasurementTotal
      Days measured214
      Days with good air quality210
      Days with moderate air quality4
      Days w/ poor A.Q. for sensitive groups
      Days with unhealthy air quality

      Ames air quality information

      PollutantTotal
      Arsenic0.060%
      Benzene0.010%
      Carbon Tetrachloride0.002%
      Lead0.004%
      Mercury0.050%

      Average monthly Ames temperature with heat index

      Ames monthly precipitation with daily maximum

      Ames monthly snow depth with daily maximum

      Ames monthly wind speed information

      Nearby cities with good air quality

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Boone, IA12,6093726%
      Nevada, IA6,7963726%
      Slater, IA1,6173726%
      Alleman, IA4993726%
      Gilbert, IA1,1833726%
      Ames, IA64,0733726%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationAir Quality IndexNational Avg.
      Daytona Beach, FL64,1053726%
      Conway, AR64,1844510%
      Janesville, WI63,8803824%
      Lodi, CA63,8424510%
      Tamarac, FL63,7474118%
      Ames, IA64,0733726%
      Source: The Ames, IA weather data displayed above is derived from the NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric). Air quality and pollution data is derived from the EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency). Air quality and pollution levels measured in a particular area may not be representative of the entire county.