Weather Almanac For 7/19
This Day In Weather History1921- A heat wave in central Illinois wrapped up. In Springfield, this was the last 22 consecutive days that saw temperatures of at least 90 degrees. This is the city's record for such heat.
2006- A severe weather outbreak occurred across portions of the middle and upper Mississippi River valley. Originating in southern Minnesota during the morning, it curved southeast into eastern Iowa, then moved across central and western Illinois during the mid to late afternoon. By early evening, it had curved southwest and moved across the St. Louis area, where it did extensive damage and left a half million people without power. Wind gusts near Bunker Hill, in southern Macoupin County, were reported to be 90 mph
|Champaign-Urbana||85||65||100 (2011)||50 (1909)|
|Danville||85||65||101 (1980)||52 (1984)|
|Decatur||87||66||104 (1980)||48 (1909)|
|Effingham||87||66||103 (1954)||54 (1984)|
|Springfield||86||66||101 (1980)||54 (2009)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:40 AM||8:18 PM|
|Danville||5:37 AM||8:16 PM|
|Decatur||5:43 AM||8:21 PM|
|Effingham||5:44 AM||8:17 PM|
|Springfield||5:46 AM||8:23 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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