Ames, Oklahoma 

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Climate in Ames, Oklahoma

Ames, Oklahoma gets 33 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Ames averages 10 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 233 sunny days per year in Ames. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Ames gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 65 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.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 94 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 24
Rain: averages 33 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 10 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for Ames is 7.3 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Oklahoma.

7.3 / 10
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in Ames, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Ames, OklahomaUnited States
  33.2 in.38.1 in.
  9.9 in.27.8 in.
  64.9 days106.2 days
  233 days205 days
  94.3°85.8°
  24.4°21.7°
  7.37
  54.3
  1211 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


July is the hottest month for Ames with an average high temperature of 94.3°, which ranks it as warmer than most places in Oklahoma. In Ames, there are 4 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for Ames are May, October and September.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for Ames with an average of 24.4°. This is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ames, there are 73.1 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is hotter than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ames, there are 90.3 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


In Ames, there are 0.8 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is colder than most places in Oklahoma.


June is the wettest month in Ames with 4.7 inches of rain, and the driest month is January with 1.0 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 33% of yearly precipitation and 11% occurs in Spring, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 33.2 inches in Ames means that it is drier than most places in Oklahoma.


May is the rainiest month in Ames with 7.6 days of rain, and January is the driest month with only 3.3 rainy days. There are 64.9 rainy days annually in Ames, which is less rainy than most places in Oklahoma. The rainiest season is Summer when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Spring with only a 18% chance of a rainy day.


An annual snowfall of 9.9 inches in Ames means that it is snowier than most places in Oklahoma. December is the snowiest month in Ames with 2.9 inches of snow, and 4 months of the year have significant snowfall.





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