Weather Almanac for December 1st

Weather Almanac for December 1st

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for December 1st.

Weather Almanac For 12/1

This Day In Weather History

1970 -   Many record highs were set as temperatures soared into the 70s, including a 72 at Decatur, 70 in Springfield, 68 in Champaign, and 65 in Peoria. 

2008 - A winter storm moved across the Midwest from November 30th to December.  Snow accumulations in excess of 6 inches were noted just north of the I-74 corridor.  Considerable blowing snow occurred after the snow had ended. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana422668 (1970)1 (1893)
Danville442870 (1970)6 (1937)
Decatur452872 (1970)1 (1893)
Effingham452870 (1970)5 (1964)
Springfield442770 (1970)7 (2006)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana6:56 AM4:28 PM
Danville6:53 AM4:25 PM
Decatur6:58 AM4:32 PM
Effingham6:54 AM4:32 PM
Springfield7:00 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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