Weather Almanac for August 14th

Published 08/14 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/18 2016 04:42PM

Weather Almanac For 8/14

This Day In Weather History

1992- Parts of central Illinois were in the midst of a record dry month. Peoria only reported 0.25 inch of rain during the month, marking its driest August on record. Other records were established at Canton, with 0.55 inch, and Galesburg with 0.88 inch. Springfield's total of 0.46 inch was its third driest August on record.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 84 64 96 (1946) 48 (2004)
Danville 84 64 98 (1940) 45 (1964)
Decatur 86 65 97 (1995) 45 (1924)
Effingham 87 64 97 (2005) 45 (2004)
Springfield 85 64 98 (1936) 51 (2004)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:04 AM 7:50 PM
Danville 6:01 AM 7:48 PM
Decatur 6:07 AM 7:53 PM
Effingham 6:07 AM 7:50 PM
Springfield 6:10 AM 7:55 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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