Weather Almanac For 1/13
This Day In Weather History1978 - This marked the first day of 67 straight days with at least one inch of snow on the ground in Springfield. That's a record for the city.
1979 - A strong storm moved across the region. Peoria had just over a foot of snow from the 3-day storm. The heaviest snow from the storm fell in the Chicago area where up to 2 feet of snow stopped the city in its tracks. The southern half of the state did report some snow with up to 6 inches nearly Charleston and north of I-72 as well as some freezing rain.
|Champaign-Urbana||33||17||61 (1950)||-12 (1912)|
|Danville||35||19||63 (2005)||-19 (1912)|
|Decatur||36||19||63 (2005)||-16 (1912)|
|Effingham||36||20||66 (1995)||-9 (1977)|
|Springfield||34||19||60 (1950)||-11 (1912)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:14 AM||4:50 PM|
|Danville||7:12 AM||4:47 PM|
|Decatur||7:16 AM||4:53 PM|
|Effingham||7:12 AM||4:54 PM|
|Springfield||7:19 AM||4:56 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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