Weather Almanac for January 2nd

Weather Almanac for January 2nd

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for January 2nd.

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This Day In Weather History

1897 - A big warm-up made it feel like Spring, rather than January.  Peoria saw its warmest January night on record when the low only dropped to 59 degrees.  Springfield also set a record with a low of 56 degrees. 

2003 - 6 to 10 inches of snow accumlated in west central Illinois from Lewistown to Jacksonville.  The snow began after midnight on the 2nd and didn't stop until the afternoon of the 3rd.  Brooklyn, in western Schuyler County reported 9.9 inches of snow.  Heavy snow also accumulated oer Vermilion County in east central Illinois with 6.5 inches reported in Bismark, which is north of Danville. 

Temperature Information





Champaign-Urbana331863 (2004)-11 (1928)
Danville352068 (1999)-7 (1929)
Decatur362064 (2004)-13 (1928)
Effingham362060 (2006)-4 (2001)
Springfield351968 (2004)-9 (1928)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana7:15 AM4:39 PM
Danville7:13 AM4:36 PM
Decatur7:17 AM4:42 PM
Effingham7:14 AM4:43 PM
Springfield7:20 AM4:45 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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