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Weather Almanac For September 18th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for September 18th.

Weather Almanac For 9/18

This Day In Weather History

1886 - Northeast Illinois had a tornado that moved along the Des Plains river that eventually hit the city of Joliet.  20 homes, 10 barns, 2 factories, and a grain elevator were all destroyed.  A bridge was moved intact for two blocks.  20 people were injured.  The roar of the tornado was so loud that it gave residents time to take shelter and therefore no one was killed.

1904 - 4.66" of rain fell on Decatur, the most in one day for September in Decatur. 

Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana785397 (1893)34 (1900)
Danville785495 (1953)33 (1943)
Decatur795596 (1983)32 (1901)
Effingham795496 (1972)33 (1901)
Springfield785493 (1983)35 (1901)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana6:37 AM6:57 PM
Danville6:34 AM6:54 PM
Decatur6:40 AM6:59 PM
Effingham6:38 AM6:58 PM
Springfield6:42 AM7:02 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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