Weather Almanac for July 27th

Published 07/27 2012 06:00AM

Updated 07/27 2015 11:11AM

Weather Almanac For 7/27

This Day In Weather History

1981-  Thunderstorms moved across central Illinois around sunrise, producing 4.33 inches of rain at Springfield's Capital Airport. This set a record for single-day rainfall during July in Springfield.

2006- Major flooding affected the city of Joliet during the afternoon and evening hours. Torrential rains fell across parts of the city, with 5.50 inches falling in just 90 minutes between 4 pm and 5:30 pm near Black Road and Infantry Drive. Storm total rainfall of 6.13 inches was reported on the west side of Joliet. Approximately 30 homes and businesses suffered basement flooding. Center Street ramps to I-80 were closed with 4 feet of standing water. Cars were stranded in 4 to 5 feet of water under the viaduct on Route 30 east of Briggs Street. Pavement buckled under the force of flood waters at Western and Cass Ave.


Temperature Information
 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 84 64 103 (1930) 48 (1893)
Danville 85 64 103 (1936) 48 (1937)
Decatur 87 65 108 (1952) 49 (1977)
Effingham 87 65 101 (1952) 50 (1962)
Springfield 86 65 106 (1936) 50 (1962)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:46 AM 8:12 PM
Danville 5:44 AM 8:10 PM
Decatur 5:50 AM 8:14 PM
Effingham 5:50 AM 8:11 PM
Springfield 5:53 AM 8:17 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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