Weather Almanac For 1/30
This Day In Weather History
2002 - A winter storm produced freezing rain and snow across central Illinois. Up to 1/2 inch of ice accumulations were common across Fulton, Southern Peoria, Mason, Tazewell, Woodford, and McLean Counties. Some localized areas in Woodford County saw 1 inch of ice near Eureka. Just north of there, 6 to 9 inches of snow piled up across Knox, Stark, Marshall, and northern Peoria Counties along with 1/4 to 1/2 of ice as well. Several trees and power lines were downed from ice accumulations across Peoria and surrounding counties. Power outages lasted anywhere from a few hours to a couple of days.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||34||17||57 (1988)||-13 (1936)|
|Danville||36||20||58 (1931)||-17 (1936)|
|Decatur||37||20||59 (1931)||-12 (1966)|
|Effingham||37||20||61 (2002)||-9 (1977)|
|Springfield||36||19||62 (1884)||-14 (2004)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:03 AM||5:10 PM|
|Danville||7:01 AM||5:07 PM|
|Decatur||7:06 AM||5:13 PM|
|Effingham||7:03 AM||5:13 PM|
|Springfield||7:08 AM||5:16 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.