Weather Observations for Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
March 2014 Heating Cooling 8am 8am 8am
Degree Degree Precipitation Snowfall Snow Depth
Day High Time (CST) Low Time (CST) Mean Days Days inches inches inches Comments
1 36 8:54 AM 18 9:13 PM 27 38 0 0 0 T
2 20 12:01 AM 4 11:59 PM 12 53 0 0.13 1.6 2 fog, freezing rain, snow pellets, snow
3 18 2:58 PM 0 6:54 AM 9 56 0 0 0 2 Tied record low temp (0F, 1943)
4 34 4:04 PM 9 3:33 AM 22 43 0 0 0 1
5 31 2:36 PM 20 11:58 PM 26 39 0 0 0 T
6 41 3:42 PM 17 6:47 AM 29 36 0 0 0 T
7 53 2:22 PM 22 5:22 AM 38 27 0 0 0 T
8 38 1:29 AM 30 6:37 PM 34 31 0 0 0 0 fog
9 47 3:55 PM 23 4:35 AM 35 30 0 0 0 0 fog
10 61 3:34 PM 35 12:49 AM 48 17 0 0 0 0  
11 66 3:09 PM 32 6:19 AM 49 16 0 0 0 0 fog
12 38 12:00 AM 23 11:59 PM 31 34 0 0.72 1.0 0 thunderstorm, rain, snow, fog
13 44 4:41 PM 19 6:30 AM 32 33 0 T 0.2 T snow
14 61 3:00 PM 36 11:59 PM 49 16 0 0 0 0
15 54 2:22 PM 30 6:30 AM 42 23 0 0 0 0
16 31 12:00 AM 21 11:59 PM 26 39 0 0 0 0
17 40 3:56 PM 16 6:22 AM 28 37 0 0 0 0
18 51 1:57 PM 26 3:02 AM 39 26 0 0 0 0
19 48 8:05 AM 32 11:59 PM 40 25 0 0.07 0 0 rain
20 55 3:37 PM 26 5:05 AM 41 24 0 0 0 0  
21 71 2:37 PM 33 6:31 AM 52 13 0 0 0 0
22 46 11:58 AM 31 11:58 PM 39 26 0 0 0 0
23 35 3:10 PM 23 11:51 PM 29 36 0 0 0 0
24 37 1:05 PM 20 4:26 AM 29 36 0 0 0 0
25 33 2:55 PM 20 11:56 PM 27 38 0 0.03 0.9 1 snow
26 44 3:51 PM 14 6:03 AM 29 36 0 T T 0 snow flurries
27 52 9:56 PM 34 6:18 AM 43 22 0 0.23 0 0 rain
28 54 1:12 AM 39 7:30 AM 47 18 0 0.19 0 0 thunderstorm, rain
29 40 3:44 PM 29 11:59 PM 35 30 0 0.02 0 0 rain, fog
30 58 3:18 PM 23 4:47 AM 41 24 0 0 0 0
31 70 1:45 PM 32 4:12 AM 51 14 0 0 0 0  
Average 45.4 23.8 34.8
Sum           936 0 1.39 3.7  
Highest 71 39 52 56 0 0.72 1.6 2
Lowest 18   0   9 13 0 0 0 0
Normal 49.9 30.0 40.0 777 1 2.86 2.6
Departure -4.5   -6.2   -5.1     -1.47 1.1  
Days 90 0 Days 32 26
Notes:
Temperatures are from midnight to midnight (calendar day) and are in degrees Fahrenheit
Precipitation and snowfall are measured at 8 am and represent the previous 24 hours, T means a trace of precipitation
Time is always Central Standard Time (CST)
Heating and cooling degree days use a base temperature of 65F
Normal refers to the new 1981-2010 average
Days 90 means number of days with a high of 90 degrees or more, Days 32 means number of days with a low of 32 degrees or less