Weather Almanac For 8/15
This Day In Weather History1981- Thunderstorms moving across central Illinois produced just under an inch of rain in Springfield. By the end of the month, a total of 8.37 inches of rain fell in Capital City, setting an August record. Over half of this fell on August 2nd, with nearly 4-1/2 inches.
|Champaign-Urbana||84||64||99 (1988)||48 (1979)|
|Danville||84||64||100 (1940)||44 (1964)|
|Decatur||86||65||101 (1988)||45 (1992)|
|Effingham||87||64||101 (1988)||45 (2004)|
|Springfield||85||64||100 (1988)||47 (2004)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:04 AM||7:50 PM|
|Danville||6:02 AM||7:47 PM|
|Decatur||6:08 AM||7:52 PM|
|Effingham||6:07 AM||7:49 PM|
|Springfield||6:11 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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