Weather Almanac for July 17th

Published 07/17 2013 06:00AM

Updated 07/16 2015 06:47PM

Weather Almanac For 7/17

This Day In Weather History

1903- Several tornadoes moved across northern and central Illinois during the late afternoon and early evening. The two most significant tornadoes occurred in LaSalle County, affecting the towns of Mendota and Steator. Ten people were killed by the two storms. Five of the deaths occurred at a race track, where people were taking shelter under a grandstand when it collapsed.


Temperature Information
 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 85 65 100 (1936) 49 (1896)
Danville 86 65 102 (1936) 49 (1945)
Decatur 88 66 103 (1936) 50 (1940)
Effingham 87 66 98 (1988) 52 (1976)
Springfield 86 66 102 (1913) 51 (1976)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:38 AM 8:20 PM
Danville 5:35 AM 8:18 PM
Decatur 5:42 AM 8:21 PM
Effingham 5:43 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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