Weather Almanac For 7/24
This Day In Weather History1981- Springfield's wettest summer on record was recorded in 1981, when 24.93 inches of rain was recorded. This is also the record for any season. In Peoria, a total of 18.91 inches stands as the 9th wettest summer on record.
2005- Excessive heat and humidity occurred across the region during the second part of July. Daytime temperatures ranged from the mid 90s to around 105 degrees, with the heat index values of 105 to 115. On this date, Peoria reported its first 100 degree day in 10 years with a high of 104 degrees, which was its warmest reading since a 105 degree temperature in July 1988. The dry conditions across the region helped to temper the stifling humidity that normally occurs across this area during the summer.
|Champaign-Urbana||85||65||103 (1934)||50 (1909)|
|Danville||85||65||106 (1939)||50 (1932)|
|Decatur||87||65||107 (1934)||50 (1909)|
|Effingham||87||65||99 (1983)||54 (2003)|
|Springfield||86||65||107 (1934)||50 (2000)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:44 AM||8:15 PM|
|Danville||5:41 AM||8:12 PM|
|Decatur||5:47 AM||8:17 PM|
|Effingham||5:48 AM||8:13 PM|
|Springfield||5:50 AM||8:19 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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