Weather Observations for Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
Illinois State Water Survey, Prairie Research Institute, University of Illinois
October 2014
  Midnight to Midnight 8 AM Observations  
  Temperature (F) Degree Days Precipitation (inches) Soil Temperature (F) Temp. (F)  
Day High Time (CST) Low Time (CST) Mean Depart Heating Cooling Precipitation Snowfall Snow Depth 4 inch 8 inch Morning Low Comments
1 83 2:18 PM 48 4:48 AM 66 +6 0 1 0.00 0 0 68 66 48  
2 76 11:01 AM 64 1:08 AM 70 +11 0 5 0.48 0 0 71 68 64 rain
3 65 12:28 AM 44 11:58 PM 55 -4 10 0 2.67 0 0 71 68 56 rain, thunderstorm
4 49 4:04 PM 37 5:53 AM 43 -15 22 0 0.09 0 0 65 64   rain
5 63 3:06 PM 36 2:11 AM 50 -8 15 0 T 0 0 61 61   rain
6 67 1:51 PM 42 12:21 AM 55 -3 10 0 0.06 0 0 61 61 42 rain
7 71 2:21 PM 46 12:00 AM 59 +2 6 0 0.07 0 0 62 61 46 rain
8 69 2:42 PM 43 5:53 AM 56 -1 9 0 0.01 0 0 62 61 43 rain
9 61 3:44 PM 49 12:00 AM 55 -1 10 0 0.02 0 0 62 60 49 rain
10 55 1:04 PM 46 11:52 PM 51 -5 14 0 0.10 0 0 62 61 48 rain
11 61 2:14 PM 41 6:12 AM 51 -5 14 0 T 0 0 60 59   rain
12 59 11:12 AM 39 5:43 AM 49 -6 16 0 0.00 0 0 58 58    
13 71 3:05 PM 58 12:04 AM 65 +10 0 0 0.26 0 0 62 59 58 rain, fog
14 64 11:47 AM 54 11:47 PM 59 +4 6 0 0.46 0 0 64 62 58 rain, fog
15 54 12:33 AM 52 11:50 PM 53 -1 12 0 0.06 0 0 64 62 54 rain
16 58 3:22 PM 49 11:57 PM 54 0 11 0 0.14 0 0 63 60 52 rain, fog
17 63 11:28 AM 48 5:57 AM 56 +2 9 0 0.00 0 0 61 60 48 fog
18 53 12:00 AM 45 6:25 AM 49 -4 16 0 0.00 0 0 61 59    
19 57 3:12 PM 35 6:38 AM 46 -7 19 0 0.00 0 0 58 57   fog
20 69 1:10 PM 46 2:14 AM 58 +6 7 0 0.00 0 0 58 57 46  
21 60 1:41 PM 44 3:59 AM 52 0 13 0 0.00 0 0 59 57 44 fog
22 61 2:19 PM 36 6:41 AM 49 -3 16 0 0.00 0 0 57 56 36  
23 61 3:25 PM 34 4:50 AM 48 -3 17 0 0.00 0 0 56 55 34 fog
24 70 1:25 PM 45 5:40 AM 58 +7 7 0 0.03 0 0 58 56 45 rain
25 77 2:47 PM 50 5:48 AM 64 +13 1 0 0.00 0 0 59 58   fog
26 71 2:08 PM 43 5:24 AM 57 +7 8 0 0.00 0 0 59 57   fog
27 76 11:12 AM 52 12:00 AM 64 +14 1 0 0.00 0 0 60 57 52 fog
28 68 12:06 AM 42 11:58 PM 55 +5 10 0 0.42 0 0 63 60 53 rain
29 50 11:17 AM 34 11:59 PM 42 -7 23 0 0.00 0 0 58 57 36  
30 56 12:18 PM 30 6:02 AM 43 -6 22 0 0.00 0 0 55 54 30  
31 45 3:58 AM 33 10:27 PM 39 -9 26 0 0.09 0 0 56 54 39 rain
Avg/Sum 63.3   44.0   53.9   350 6 4.96 0.0   61.1 59.5    
Highest 83   64   70   26 5 2.67 0.0 0        
Lowest 45   30   39   0 0 0.00 0.0 0        
Normal 65.2   42.6   53.9   358 14 3.26 0.1          
Departure -1.9   1.4   0.0   -8 -8 1.70 -0.1          
Days 90 0 Days 32 1                        
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 # of days with a high temperature of 90 or more, "Days 32" means # of days with a low temperature of 32 or less