Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for July 18th.
Weather Almanac For 7/18
This Day In Weather History1996 - Widespread flooding was caused as a massive rainstorm in north central and northeast Illinois led to widespread flooding. Aurora repored 16.91 inches of rain, which is a state record for the most rain in a single day. There were other huge reports, including 13.60" at Joilet, Wheaton had 9.24", 8.09" in DeKalb and 7.82" at Elgin.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||85||65||103 (1954)||50 (1924)|
|Danville||85||65||103 (1954)||46 (1925)|
|Decatur||87||66||108 (1954)||47 (1979)|
|Effingham||87||66||107 (1954)||53 (1976)|
|Springfield||86||66||104 (1954)||51 (1924)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:39 AM||8:19 PM|
|Danville||5:36 AM||8:17 PM|
|Decatur||5:42 AM||8:21 PM|
|Effingham||5:43 AM||8:18 PM|
|Springfield||5:45 AM||8:24 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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