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Weather Almanac for August 8th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for August 8th.

Weather Almanac For 8/8

This Day In Weather History

1934 - For three days in a row the heat was on in central Illinois with temperatures above 100.  A high temperature of 111 was recorded at Rushville and Springfield made it to 108.  Both of those numbers are record high temperatures for the month of August in those cities.    


Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana8464100 (1913)47 (1904)
Danville8464101 (1913)48 (1989)
Decatur8765105 (1934)47 (1989)
Effingham876499 (2007)51 (2004)
Springfield8565108 (1934)49 (1976)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana5:58 AM7:59 PM
Danville5:55 AM7:56 PM
Decatur6:01 AM8:01 PM
Effingham6:01 AM7:58 PM
Springfield6:04 AM8:04 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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