Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for May 3rd.
Weather Almanac For 5/3
This Day In Weather History1958 - A tornado in Vermillion County, IN moved north-northwest into Edgar County, IL. This may be the one of just a few tornadoes, if not the only one, to move from Indiana and into Illinois. All of the damage was in Indiana.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||69||47||87 (1955)||31 (2005)|
|Danville||71||48||88 (1955)||28 (1978)|
|Decatur||72||49||94 (1895)||30 (2005)|
|Effingham||70||48||88 (2012)||30 (2005)|
|Springfield||71||48||89 (1959)||29 (1976)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||5:50 AM||7:50 PM|
|Danville||5:48 AM||7:48 PM|
|Decatur||5:54 AM||7:52 PM|
|Effingham||5:54 AM||7:49 PM|
|Springfield||5:56 AM||7:55 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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