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. is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
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