Weather Almanac For 2/23
This Day In Weather History
2003 - A short but intense snowstorm was noted across southern Illinois, as surface low pressure tracked from Arkansas to Kentucky. Between 5 and 7 inches of snow fell across Lawrence County, southward to a Carbondale to Carmi line. Visibility was less than a quarter mile during the heaviest snow bursts, and was accompanied by thunder and lightning in a few spots.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||41||23||65 (2000)||-4 (1910)|
|Danville||43||25||67 (1922)||-6 (1900)|
|Decatur||44||26||73 (1996)||-3 (1910)|
|Effingham||44||25||68 (1961)||-1 (1978)|
|Springfield||43||25||70 (1996)||-3 (1910)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:35 AM||5:38 PM|
|Danville||6:33 AM||5:36 PM|
|Decatur||6:38 AM||5:41 PM|
|Effingham||6:35 AM||5:40 PM|
|Springfield||6:40 AM||5:44 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.