Weather Almanac for September 30th

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Weather Almanac For 9/30

This Day In Weather History

1899 – Decatur dropped to 20, the coldest temperature on record for the city in September.  Effingham also set is September record at 23 and so did Champaign-Urbana at 24. 

1977 – A thunderstorm bought a bunch of rain in a short amount of time to the Springfield area.  1.05″ fell in 5 minutes, in 10 minutes another 1.42″ fell, and in 15 minutes 1.5″ fell.  Later in the day, a severe t-storm produced $20 million in damage in far east central Illinois.  30,000 acres of crops were destroyed by hail around Danville.  

1984 – Springfield dropped to 32, the coldest temperature on record for the capital city in September. 

Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 72 48 91 (1971) 24 (1899)
Danville 73 49 91 (1971) 30 (1949)
Decatur 74 50 94 (1922) 20 (1899)
Effingham 73 48 92 (1952) 35 (2003)
Springfield 73 48 92 (1971) 32 (1984)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:49 AM 6:36 PM
Danville 6:46 AM 6:33 PM
Decatur 6:52 AM 6:39 PM
Effingham 6:50 AM 6:38 PM
Springfield 6:54 AM 6:42 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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