Records Set for Coldest High Temperatures Friday and Saturday

After the warm weather that occurred on Thursday, temperatures dropped off significantly behind a cold front, and remained that way through the weekend.  While no record lows have been set so far, several records have fallen for coldest high temperature, which have been in the mid 40s to around 50 degrees.  Normal high temperatures for this time of year are in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

 

Location

Thursday's 
High

Friday's 
High

Record Cold High
for Friday

Saturday's 
High

Record Cold High
for Saturday

Bloomington

80

46
(new record cold high)

47 in 2001

49
(new record cold high)

50 in 1952

Decatur

80

50
(tied record cold high)

50 in 1932

48
(new record cold high)

51 in 1952

Galesburg

69

45
(tied record cold high)

45 in 2000

44 (no record set)

40 in 1907

Jacksonville

80

48
(new record cold high)

49 in 2001

Not available

51 in 1952

Lincoln

80

48
(new record cold high)

51 in 1932

49
(new record cold high)

53 in 1952

Peoria

76

47
(new record cold high)

48 in 1932

47 
(new record cold high)

48 in 1952 and 2000

Springfield

82

49 (no record set)

48 in 1932

50
(tied record cold high)

50 in 2000


Observed high temperatures across Illinois (click images to enlarge):

High temperatures on Thursday, October 4 High temperatures on Friday, October 5 High temperatures on Saturday, October 6

High temperatures on
Thursday, October 4

High temperatures on
Friday, October 5

High temperatures on
Saturday, October 6



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