Weather Almanac for December 23rd

Published 12/23 2012 06:30AM

Updated 01/25 2016 05:08PM

Weather Almanac For 12/23

This Day In Weather History

1983 - Springfield was in the midst of a record long cold wave. During the period from the 22nd through the 26th, the city saw temperatures of zero or colder for 101.5 hours. The cold spell contributed to an average temperature for the month of only 16.1 degrees, a December record.

1996 - Springfield was in the midst of a record long cold wave. During the period from the 22nd through the 26th, the city saw temperatures of zero or colder for 101.5 hours. The cold spell contributed to an average temperature for the month of only 16.1 degrees, a December record. .  


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low

High

Low
Champaign-Urbana 34 19 64 (1933) -18 (1989)
Danville 36 21 65 (1933) -21 (1989)
Decatur 38 24 66 (1933) -20 (1989)
Effingham 38 22 68 (1933) -16 (1989)
Springfield 36 21 66 (1933) -21 (1989)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 7:13 AM 4:32 PM
Danville 7:10 AM 4:29 PM
Decatur 7:15 AM 4:36 PM
Effingham 7:11 AM 4:36 PM
Springfield 7:17 AM 4:39 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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