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Weather Almanac For December 23rd

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for December 21st.

Weather Almanac For 12/23

This Day In Weather History

1983 - Springfield was in the midst of a record long cold wave. During the period from the 22nd through the 26th, the city saw temperatures of zero or colder for 101.5 hours. The cold spell contributed to an average temperature for the month of only 16.1 degrees, a December record.

1996 - Springfield was in the midst of a record long cold wave. During the period from the 22nd through the 26th, the city saw temperatures of zero or colder for 101.5 hours. The cold spell contributed to an average temperature for the month of only 16.1 degrees, a December record. .  


Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low

High

Low
Champaign-Urbana341964 (1933)-18 (1989)
Danville362165 (1933)-21 (1989)
Decatur382466 (1933)-20 (1989)
Effingham382268 (1933)-16 (1989)
Springfield362166 (1933)-21 (1989)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana7:13 AM4:32 PM
Danville7:10 AM4:29 PM
Decatur7:15 AM4:35 PM
Effingham7:11 AM4:36 PM
Springfield7:17 AM4:38 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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