Weather Almanac For 1/27
This Day In Weather History
1967 - A two-day snowstorm dropped 10 inches or more of snow in Illinois and dropped heavy snow across much of the nation's midsection. The heaviest snow was north of a Quincy to Bloomington line, while major ice accumulations was noted elsewhere across central Illinois. The chicago area had up to 20 inches of snow. Travel was crippled for a few days. Over 50 deaths were indirectly related the storm.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||33||17||62 (1999)||-15 (1904)|
|Danville||36||19||64 (1914)||-14 (1904)|
|Decatur||37||19||63 (1999)||-14 (1936)|
|Effingham||37||20||60 (1968)||-5 (1963)|
|Springfield||35||19||65 (1944)||-10 (1963)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:06 AM||5:06 PM|
|Danville||7:04 AM||5:04 PM|
|Decatur||7:08 AM||5:09 PM|
|Effingham||7:05 AM||5:09 PM|
|Springfield||7:11 AM||5:12 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.