Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for December 6th.
Weather Almanac For 12/6
This Day In Weather History1978 - A second snowstorm in a matter of days brought more heavy snow to northern Illinois along with the west-central part of the state. When the 3 day storm was over, there were reports of 8" from Keokuk, Iowa to the northeast to Galesburg and on to La Salle. A second band of 6 inches or more went from Sterling east to Chicago.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||40||24||69 (1998)||-2 (1977)|
|Danville||41||26||70 (1998)||-2 (1977)|
|Decatur||42||26||70 (1998)||-2 (1977)|
|Effingham||43||26||66 (1956)||4 (1984)|
|Springfield||41||25||70 (1980)||-1 (1984)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:01 AM||4:27 PM|
|Danville||6:58 AM||4:25 PM|
|Decatur||7:03 AM||4:31 PM|
|Effingham||6:59 AM||4:31 PM|
|Springfield||7:05 AM||4:34 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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