Champaign Weather Records

Champaign, Illinois weather averages and records from 1902–2024 based on data made available by the NOAA.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Champaign, Illinois was 109 °F which occurred on July 14, 1954.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Champaign, Illinois was -25 °F which occurred on January 19, 1994.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Champaign Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Month Average (°F) Record (°F) Average (inches)
High ☀️ Low 🌙 High ☀️ Low 🌙 Precipitation 💧
January 33.7 17.8 70 -25 2.0
February 38.5 21.4 76 -25 1.8
March 50.8 30.8 86 -9 2.7
April 64.0 40.7 91 14 3.7
May 74.8 52.2 97 26 4.6
June 83.0 61.5 103 37 4.3
July 84.7 64.4 109 41 4.2
August 83.3 62.2 102 39 3.3
September 78.9 54.6 101 29 3.2
October 66.2 43.0 93 13 3.1
November 50.9 32.0 81 -5 3.0
December 38.6 23.4 71 -20 2.1
Entire year 62.4 42.1 109 -25 37.9
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1902–2024
Highest daily low 80 °F August 19, 1936
Lowest daily high -12 °F December 24, 1983
Greatest daily range
(Difference of high and low)
55 °F January 18, 1996
Greatest difference in daily high
over two conscutive days
48 °F Jan 18–19, 1996
Most daily precipitation 5.3 inches August 12, 1993
Most monthly precipitation 13.8 inches July 1992
Most yearly precipitation 58.5 inches 1993
Most yearly days with precipitation 148 2009
Earliest freeze September 23 1995
Earliest day ≥ 80 °F March 7 2000
Earliest day ≥ 90 °F April 11 1930
Earliest day ≥ 100 °F June 1 1934
Latest freeze May 25 1925
Latest day ≥ 80 °F November 8 2023
Latest day ≥ 90 °F October 8 2007
Latest day ≥ 100 °F September 6 1954
Most days in a year < 0 °F 22 1963
Most days in a year < 32 °F 142 1905
Most days in a year ≥ 80 °F 132 2007
Most days in a year ≥ 90 °F 56 1988
Most days in a year ≥ 100 °F 15 1936
Champaign Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 14 days Jun 30 – Jul 13, 1905
Without precipitation 49 days Oct 22 – Dec 9, 1904
High temperature at or
below freezing
36 days Dec 29, 1976 – Feb 2, 1977
High temperature ≥ 80 °F 74 days Jun 19 – Aug 31, 1959
High temperature ≥ 90 °F 20 days Jun 29 – Jul 18, 1921
High temperature ≥ 100 °F 6 days Jul 10–15, 1936
Plant Hardiness Zone
6A
Champaign is in plant hardiness zone 6A
based on average yearly minimum temperature from 1991–2020
Champaign Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1999–2024 Champaign Willard Aiport location
1902–1998 Champaign 3S location