Weather Almanac for August 19th

Published 08/19 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/18 2016 05:03PM

Weather Almanac For 8/19

This Day In Weather History

1904 - Three people were killed by a tornado in St. Louis that moved into Illinois.  The tornado was described by those who saw it as moving "like a revolving pillar."  Several factories in Venice, IL were destroyed.   


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 84 63 97 (1983) 48 (1896)
Danville 84 63 100 (1936) 45 (1963)
Decatur 86 64 102 (1983) 49 (1932)
Effingham 86 64 102 (1962) 47 (1963)
Springfield 85 64 100 (1962) 51 (1953)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:09 AM 7:43 PM
Danville 6:06 AM 7:41 PM
Decatur 6:12 AM 7:46 PM
Effingham 6:11 AM 7:43 PM
Springfield 6:15 AM 7:49 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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