Weather Almanac for March 30th

Published 03/30 2013 06:30AM

Updated 01/08 2016 04:34PM

Weather Almanac For 3/30

This Day In Weather History

1938 - A 3 to 5 tornadoes moved from Quincy to just south of Peoria.  The worst damage was in south Pekin where 9 people were killed.  3 city blocks were leveled and 250 homes were damaged or destroyed in Pekin.  Two people were killed in Mortan, another in Timewell and one in Astoria.  Eight other tornadoes were reported in Illinois that day.  A home near Edwardsville was destroyed.  The same home had been destroyed by a tornado in 1883. 

Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 56 35 80 (1986) 17 (1969)
Danville 58 37 84 (1986) 18 (1964)
Decatur 59 37 85 (1985) 16 (1964)
Effingham 58 37 83 (1986) 19 (1964)
Springfield 58 37 83 (1986) 17 (1964)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:39 AM 7:16 PM
Danville 6:37 AM 7:13 PM
Decatur 6:43 AM 7:18 PM
Effingham 6:41 AM 7:16 PM
Springfield 6:45 AM 7:21 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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