Illinois Weather Trivia for September 1st
- The new month started out hot in central Illinois, with temperatures near the century mark. Springfield's high of 101 degrees established a record for the month. Since weather records began in Springfield in 1879, 11 days in September have had highs of 100 degrees or higher.
- High temperatures of 100 degrees or higher were observed in many areas from the 1st through the 3rd. Springfield observed its first 100-degree temperatures since August 1955, with the high of 102 degrees on the 1st setting a monthly record.
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