Ames, Iowa gets 36 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.
Ames averages 30 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.
On average, there are 202 sunny days per year in Ames. The US average is 205 sunny days.
Ames gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 109 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.
Summer High: the July high is around 84 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 11
Rain: averages 36 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 30 inches of snow a year
BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX
The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ames is 6.9 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Iowa.
6.9 / 10
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Ames, while January and December are the least comfortable months.