Weather Almanac for May 22nd

Published 05/22 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2015 06:46AM

Weather Almanac For 5/22

This Day In Weather History

1873 - Three people were killed and another 28 were injured when an estimated F4 tornado moved 16 miles across west central Illinois.  The initial touchdown was 5 miles southwest of Roseville and tracked due east passing just outside of Youngstown and about 1.5 miles north of Prairie City before lifting across Fulton County.  At least a dozen farms were completely devastated with another 40 damaged in some way.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana755494 (1925)34 (1895)
Danville7653103 (1925)30 (1924)
Decatur785497 (1925)33 (1895)
Effingham765593 (1964)39 (2002)
Springfield775595 (1925)37 (1963)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:32 AM8:08 PM
Danville5:29 AM8:06 PM
Decatur5:35 AM8:10 PM
Effingham5:36 AM8:06 PM
Springfield5:38 AM8:13 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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