Weather Almanac For 9/20
1986 - Central Illinois had flash flooding, mostly from Peoria and eastward to Bloomington. The flooding was caused by rainfall of 3 to 7 inches. Bloomington reported 7.12 inche of rain between midnight and 4 am, causing significant flooding.
1991 - Peoria had its earliest freeze on record. The normal freeze isn't until October 17th. This freeze also occurred during the astronomical summer, the only time it has happened.
|Champaign-Urbana||77||52||94 (1948)||33 (1896)|
|Danville||77||53||95 (1940)||33 (1991)|
|Decatur||79||54||96 (1940)||31 (1991)|
|Effingham||78||53||94 (2005)||37 (1991)|
|Springfield||77||53||96 (1931)||34 (1991)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:39 AM||6:53 PM|
|Danville||6:36 AM||6:51 PM|
|Decatur||6:42 AM||6:56 PM|
|Effingham||6:40 AM||6:54 PM|
|Springfield||6:44 AM||6:59 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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