Illinois Weather Trivia for August 7th
- Among the many heat-related records established during the summer of 1936 was the number of days with highs 90 degrees or above. Springfield reported 69 such days during the year, 57 of which occurred between June and August. At Peoria, the total for the year was 64, a few days shy of the record of 68 degrees set in 1887.
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