Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for July 3rd.
Weather Almanac For 7/3
This Day In Weather History1873 - Several farms in Hancock County were destroyed by a tornado. From a distance, witnesses thought the tornado was smoke from a fire. A child was killed after being carried 500 yards and 10 other people were injured.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||86||65||99 (1911)||48 (1907)|
|Danville||86||65||103 (1911)||46 (1947)|
|Decatur||88||66||102 (1925)||48 (1940)|
|Effingham||87||66||99 (1966)||53 (2001)|
|Springfield||86||65||99 (1934)||51 (1968)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:29 AM||8:26 PM|
|Danville||5:26 AM||8:23 PM|
|Decatur||5:32 AM||8:28 PM|
|Effingham||5:33 AM||8:24 PM|
|Springfield||5:35 AM||8:30 PM|
Some information gathered from the National Weather Service and other government agencies. Data for averages are based on 1981 to 2010 averages. Record highs are based on different times of record. Here are when records stared for each observation point: Danville; 1895, Decatur; 1893, Effingham; 1951, Springfield; 1879, Urbana; 1888.
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