Weather Almanac For 1/22
This Day In Weather History1982 - This was the last of a three day stretch in which two winter storms brought significant freezing rain to central Ilinois. The freezing rain was accompanied by some thunderstorms on the 22nd. Glaze from this ice storm affected 70% of the state and was accompanied by high winds.
2002 - As a line of thunderstorms moved across northeast Illinois a bolt of lightning struck a tree in Mount Prospect. The three exploded into thousands of pieces, soem of which were 3 to 5 feet long. On of the larger pieces struck a woman walking her dog. Although she was critically injured, she recovered from her injuries. The flying pieces of the tree broke 3 windows and damaged garage doors and siding.
|Champaign-Urbana||33||16||60 (1964)||-17 (1936)|
|Danville||35||19||62 (1964)||-15 (1936)|
|Decatur||36||19||63 (1967)||-16 (1930)|
|Effingham||36||19||67 (1986)||-12 (1984)|
|Springfield||35||19||64 (1967)||-15 (1936)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:10 AM||5:00 PM|
|Danville||7:07 AM||4:57 PM|
|Decatur||7:12 AM||5:03 PM|
|Effingham||7:08 AM||5:04 PM|
|Springfield||7:14 AM||5:06 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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