Weather Almanac for July 18th

Weather Almanac for July 18th

Published 07/18 2012 06:00AM

Updated 07/17 2015 11:25PM

Weather Almanac For 7/18

This Day In Weather History

1996 - Widespread flooding was caused as a massive rainstorm in north central and northeast Illinois led to widespread flooding.  Aurora repored 16.91 inches of rain, which is a state record for the most rain in a single day.  There were other huge reports, including 13.60" at Joilet, Wheaton had 9.24", 8.09" in DeKalb and 7.82" at Elgin.    


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 85 65 103 (1954) 50 (1924)
Danville 85 65 103 (1954) 46 (1925)
Decatur 87 66 108 (1954) 47 (1979)
Effingham 87 66 107 (1954) 53 (1976)
Springfield 86 66 104 (1954) 51 (1924)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:39 AM 8:19 PM
Danville 5:36 AM 8:17 PM
Decatur 5:43 AM 8:21 PM
Effingham 5:43 AM 8:17 PM
Springfield 5:45 AM 8:24 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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