Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for October 19th.
Weather Almanac For 10/19
This Day In Weather History1989 - Eastern Illinois swa a record breaking early-season snowfall. One to three inches of snow fell from the northern Chicago suburbs through Champaign. The snow actually reached Newton in Jasper County. O'Hare had 3.8 inches of snow, which sets the record for earliest snowfall of 1 inch or more. Further south, a snowfall of 0.3 inches in Springfield marked its earliest measureable snow on record, while Peoria had 0.4"
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||64||42||87 (1953)||24 (1896)|
|Danville||65||43||88 (1953)||24 (1992)|
|Decatur||67||44||86 (1950)||21 (1992)|
|Effingham||66||43||87 (1953)||26 (1992)|
|Springfield||66||43||85 (1953)||19 (1992)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||7:08 AM||6:07 PM|
|Danville||7:05 AM||6:05 PM|
|Decatur||7:10 AM||6:11 PM|
|Effingham||7:08 AM||6:10 PM|
|Springfield||7:13 AM||6:13 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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