Weather almanac for June 21st

Published 06/21 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2015 01:29PM

Weather Almanac For 6/21

This Day In Weather History

1939 - Hundreds of people in Winnebago County watched a widely visible tornado that was estimated to have an intensity of F2.  Reports say that the tornado meandered in the Pecatonica River Valley in the northwest part of the county.  No deaths or  were reported.

1998 - Harrisburg in southeast Illinois was hit by 100 mph winds.  Hundreds of trees were uprooted or snapped, with some of the trees as much as 5 feet in diameter.  A few outbuildings were blown off their foundations.  The damage path was 3/4 to 1 mile wide and 4 to 5 miles long. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana846499 (1988)44 (1992)
Danville8563100 (1914)41 (1940)
Decatur8664100 (1933)41 (1992)
Effingham866499 (1954)43 (1992)
Springfield856499 (1933)44 (1992)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:24 AM8:26 PM
Danville5:21 AM8:23 PM
Decatur5:28 AM8:28 PM
Effingham5:28 AM8:24 PM
Springfield5:31 AM8:30 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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