Weather Almanac For 2/10
This Day In Weather History1932 - Spring made a very early appearance across central Illinois. Peoria reported a high temperature of 74 degrees, setting a record for the month of February. Other record high temperatures for the date included 75 degrees at Springfield, 73 at Lincoln, 71 at Decatur, and 68 at Champaign.
1959 - A violent tornado moved from St. Louis into Venice and Granite City areas of Illinois. While the greatest damage and casualties occurred in Missouri, some damage to factories was reported in Illinois.
|Champaign-Urbana||36||19||68 (1932)||-19 (1899)|
|Danville||38||22||70 (1932)||-22 (1892)|
|Decatur||39||22||71 (1932)||-20 (1982)|
|Effingham||40||21||66 (2009)||-18 (1982)|
|Springfield||38||21||75 (1932)||-13 (1982)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:52 AM||5:23 PM|
|Danville||6:50 AM||5:20 PM|
|Decatur||6:54 AM||5:26 PM|
|Effingham||6:52 AM||5:26 PM|
|Springfield||6:57 AM||5:29 PM|
Some information gathered from the National Weather Service and other government agencies. Data for averages are based on 1981 to 2010 averages. Record highs are based on different times of record. Here are when records stared for each observation point: Danville; 1895, Decatur; 1893, Effingham; 1951, Springfield; 1879, Urbana; 1888.
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