Weather Almanac For 8/14
This Day In Weather History1992- 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.
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|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
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|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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