Weather Almanac for December 16th

Weather Almanac for December 16th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for December 16th.

Weather Almanac For 12/16

This Day In Weather History

1996 - Heavy snow fell in a narrow band about 25 miles wide from Carbondale to Mount Vernon.  Snowfall totals were 5 to 7 inches in this band.  The snow started as rain, then changed to freezing rain, then sleet, before turning to snow.  Numerous accidents were reported as the icy conditions set in. 

Temperature Information




Champaign-Urbana362164 (1984)-11 (1901)
Danville382366 (1984)-11 (1951)
Decatur392366 (1984)-10 (1989)
Effingham392359 (1984)-12 (1951)
Springfield382262 (1984)-12 (1951)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana7:09 AM4:29 PM
Danville7:06 AM4:26 PM
Decatur7:11 AM4:32 PM
Effingham7:07 AM4:33 PM
Springfield7:13 AM4:35 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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