Weather Almanac for September 1st

Published 08/31 2012 09:38PM

Updated 08/31 2015 09:46PM

Weather Almanac For 9/1

This Day In Weather History

1984 - Temperatures soared with many places topping out around the century mark.  Springfield hit 101, which is the second warmest the month has ever seen in the Capital City.  Since weather records began in Springfield in 1879 only 12 days have made it to 100 degrees or higher. 

2003 - Danville had 3.70" of rain on this date, the most in one day for the entire month of September. 

2011 - Springfield reached 102, the highest temperature it has reached in the month of September. 

Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
{C}
Champaign-Urbana 83 60 102 (2011) 44 (1893)
Danville 83 61 101 (1953) 42 (1915)
Decatur 85 61 102 (1953) 41 (1987)
Effingham 85 61 103 (1953) 42 (1967)
Springfield 84 61 102 (2011) 43 (1967)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

 
Sunrise
{C}
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:20 AM 7:25 PM
Danville 6:18 AM 7:22 PM
Decatur 6:24 AM 7:27 PM
Effingham 6:23 AM 7:25 PM
Springfield 6:26 AM 7:30 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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