Weather Almanac for May 29th

Published 05/29 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2015 06:00AM

Weather Almanac For 5/29

This Day In Weather History

1982 - Southern Illinois had two tornadoes move through.  The worst started just northeast of Carbondale, then moved through Marion.  The tornado was an F4 and had multiple vortices within the main funnel.  Extensive damage occurred at the Marion Airport.  A total of 10 people were killed with another 181 injured.  648 homes and 200 cars were damaged or destroyed, with total damages around $100 million.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana785696 (1934)37 (1987)
Danville795695 (1942)34 (1932)
Decatur805796 (1934)36 (1965)
Effingham785794 (1991)36 (1965)
Springfield7985795 (1934)39 (1965)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:27 AM8:14 PM
Danville5:25 AM8:11 PM
Decatur5:31 AM8:16 PM
Effingham5:32 AM8:12 PM
Springfield5:34 AM8:18 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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