Weather Almanac For 7/14
This Day In Weather History1936- The intense heat wave that affected Illinois during the month produced all-time record high temperatures at the following cities on this date: Mount Vernon (114 degrees), Danville (112 degrees), Olney (112 degrees), and Charleston (110 degrees).
1954- Although the heat wave of 1936 produced some of the hottest weather in central Illinois history, another heat wave on this date in 1954 brought more all-time record high temperatures in excess of 110 degrees to central Illinois. Records included 115 degrees at Pana, 114 degrees at Jacksonville and Virden, 113 degrees at Decatur, 112 degrees at Quincy and Springfield, and 111 degrees at Mattoon, Champaign also established an all-time record high of 109 degrees. At East St. Louis, the high temperature of 117 degrees set a record for the entire state of Illinois.
|Champaign-Urbana||85||65||109 (1954)||48 (1975)|
|Danville||86||65||112 (1936)||45 (1926)|
|Decatur||88||66||113 (1954)||47 (1975)|
|Effingham||87||66||111 (1954)||48 (1975)|
|Springfield||87||66||112 (1954)||48 (1967)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:36 AM||8:22 PM|
|Danville||5:33 AM||8:19 PM|
|Decatur||5:39 AM||8:24 PM|
|Effingham||5:40 AM||8:20 PM|
|Springfield||5:42 AM||8:26 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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