Weather Almanac for February 10th

Published 02/10 2013 06:30AM

Updated 02/09 2016 06:05PM

Weather Almanac For 2/10

This Day In Weather History

1932 - Spring made a very early appearance across central Illinois.  Peoria reported a high temperature of 74 degrees, setting a record for the month of February.  Other record high temperatures for the date included 75 degrees at Springfield, 73 at Lincoln, 71 at Decatur, and 68 at Champaign.

1959 - A violent tornado moved from St. Louis into Venice and Granite City areas of Illinois.  While the greatest damage and casualties occurred in Missouri, some damage to factories was reported in Illinois.  

Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 36 19 68 (1932) -19 (1899)
Danville 38 22 70 (1932) -22 (1892)
Decatur 39 22 71 (1932) -20 (1982)
Effingham 40 21 66 (2009) -18 (1982)
Springfield 38 21 75 (1932) -13 (1982)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:53 AM 5:22 PM
Danville 6:50 AM 5:20 PM
Decatur 6:55 AM 5:26 PM
Effingham 6:52 AM 5:25 PM
Springfield 6:58 AM 5:28 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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