Illinois Weather Trivia for December 12th

The first weather observations began in downtown Peoria this month, at the corner of Washington and East Franklin. Dr. Frederick Brendel made the first observations of temperature and precipitation. His records, which span from 1855 through 1905, serve as the backbone of the Peoria climatological database. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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