Weather Almanac for January 29th

Published 01/29 2013 06:30AM

Updated 01/28 2015 04:38PM

Weather Almanac For 1/29

This Day In Weather History

2008 - A sharp cold front moved across the state during the day, producing a drastic temperatures drop.  Temperatures fell 20 to 40 degrees in just a couple of hours, with areas from Springfield to St. Louis seeing temperatures fall as much as 50 degrees between noon and 6 pm.  Temperatures in the middle 60s in central Illinois at midday on the 29th had fallen to near zero the next morning. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana341761 (1975)-12 (1899)
Danville362062 (1914)-10 (1972)
Decatur372067 (1914)-12 (1899)
Effingham372066 (2002)-9 (1977)
Springfield361964 (2008)-11 (1966)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana7:05 AM5:08 PM
Danville7:02 AM5:05 PM
Decatur7:07 AM5:11 PM
Effingham7:04 AM5:11 PM
Springfield7:09 AM5:14 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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