Weather Almanac for May 19th

Published 05/19 2013 06:00AM

Updated 05/19 2016 03:31PM

Weather Almanac For 5/19

This Day In Weather History

1943 - In May of 1943 many rivers in central Illinois set new records for flooding.  The Sangamon River set a record crest at Riverton on this date at 31.52 feet.  Further downstream, the river reached 33.9 at Petersburg on the 20th and resulted in large sections of the town being flooded.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 74 53 92 (2012) 32 (1894)
Danville 75 52 92 (1998) 34 (2002)
Decatur 77 53 93 (1987) 33 (1894)
Effingham 75 54 91 (1962) 38 (2002)
Springfield 76 54 94 (1996) 35 (1929)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:33 AM 8:06 PM
Danville 5:31 AM 8:03 PM
Decatur 5:37 AM 8:08 PM
Effingham 5:37 AM 8:04 PM
Springfield 5:40 AM 8:11 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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