Weather Almanac For 11/30
This Day In Weather History
2006 - A major freezing rain and sleet event took place in central Illinois west of I-57 in the evening hours. By December 1st it was snow. Eleven counties in central Illinois had ice from 1/4" to 2" thick with areas near Decatur, Taylorville, Clinton and Mt. Pulaski being the thickest. Eight counties had heavy sleeting which was as high as 2.2". The heaviest snow occurred along and west of the Illinois River, where snow amounts were anywhere from 8 to 18 inches. Areas east of the Illinois River had snow amounts up to 6 inches on top of the ice.
|Champaign-Urbana||43||26||65 (1962)||-2 (1929)|
|Danville||44||29||67 (1962)||-2 (1929)|
|Decatur||45||28||66 (1962)||-3 (1929)|
|Effingham||46||28||67 (1975)||0 (1958)|
|Springfield||44||28||65 (1913)||3 (1964)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:55 AM||4:28 PM|
|Danville||6:53 AM||4:26 PM|
|Decatur||6:57 AM||4:32 PM|
|Effingham||6:53 AM||4:32 PM|
|Springfield||7:00 AM||4:35 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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