Weather Almanac for September 30th

Weather Almanac for September 30th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for September 30th.

Weather Almanac For 9/30

This Day In Weather History

1899 - Decatur dropped to 20, the coldest temperature on record for the city in September.  Effingham also set is September record at 23 and so did Champaign-Urbana at 24. 

1977 - A thunderstorm bought a bunch of rain in a short amount of time to the Springfield area.  1.05" fell in 5 minutes, in 10 minutes another 1.42" fell, and in 15 minutes 1.5" fell.  Later in the day, a severe t-storm produced $20 million in damage in far east central Illinois.  30,000 acres of crops were destroyed by hail around Danville.  

1984 - Springfield dropped to 32, the coldest temperature on record for the capital city in September. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana724891 (1971)24 (1899)
Danville734991 (1971)30 (1949)
Decatur745094 (1922)20 (1899)
Effingham734892 (1952)35 (2003)
Springfield734892 (1971)32 (1984)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana6:48 AM6:37 PM
Danville6:46 AM6:35 PM
Decatur6:51 AM6:40 PM
Effingham6:49 AM6:39 PM
Springfield6:54 AM6:43 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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