Weather Almanac for July 16th

Published 07/16 2013 06:00AM

Updated 07/15 2015 11:22PM

Weather Almanac For 7/16

This Day In Weather History

1980- Millions of dollars in damage was done by a strong microburst and blinding rain that hit the south side of Chicago during the morning. Winds were estimated to be as high as 100 mph in the microburst. Further west, the same storm system produced a tornado near the town of Hampshire, destroying two silos containing 48,000 pounds of corn.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 85 65 98 (1988) 50 (1989)
Danville 86 65 102 (1936) 46 (1945)
Decatur 88 66 101 (1936) 51 (1930)
Effingham 87 66 102 (1988) 54 (1967)
Springfield 86 66 104 (1914) 55 (1945)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:37 AM 8:21 PM
Danville 5:35 AM 8:18 PM
Decatur 5:41 AM 8:22 PM
Effingham 5:42 AM 8:18 PM
Springfield 5:44 AM 8:25 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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