Weather Almanac For 8/19
This Day In Weather History1904 - 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.
|Averages ||Records |
|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 2015
|Champaign-Urbana||6:08 AM||7:45 PM|
|Danville||6:05 AM||7:42 PM|
|Decatur||6:11 AM||7:47 PM|
|Effingham||6:11 AM||7:44 PM|
|Springfield||6:14 AM||7:50 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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