Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for March 7th.
Weather Almanac For 3/7
This Day In Weather History
1978 - Central Illinois was in the midst of the latest in a series of winter storms which moved across the area during the winter of 1977-78. This storm lasted into the next day and dropped the most snow in a wide area north and along I-70. Up to 14 inches of snow was reported in Montgomery and eastern Macoupin, and far southern Christian Counties. The snow tapered off sharply further north, with no snow being reported north of Peoria.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||46||27||79 (2000)||-3 (1943)|
|Danville||48||29||80 (2000)||-1 (1943)|
|Decatur||49||29||79 (2000)||-2 (1943)|
|Effingham||49||29||80 (1974)||11 (1989)|
|Springfield||48||29||81 (2000)||2 (1943)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:17 AM||5:51 PM|
|Danville||6:15 AM||5:49 PM|
|Decatur||6:20 AM||5:54 PM|
|Effingham||6:18 AM||5:53 PM|
|Springfield||6:23 AM||5:57 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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