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Weather Almanac for August 9th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for August 9th.

Weather Almanac For 8/9

This Day In Weather History

1934 - Sprinfield tied its August record high temperature set just the day before at 108.  Lincoln and Decatur both reached 106, which were both August records as well.  

2006 - Rainfall amounts of 7" were reported in Clay Couny, causing widespread flooding.  The worst was in Louisville and Flora where numerous roads, businesses and homes were flooded.  Many roadshad to be closed due to high water and several cars on these roads stalled.


Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana8464100 (1930)48 (1989)
Danville8464102 (1934)47 (1904)
Decatur8765106 (1934)48 (1972)
Effingham876498 (2007)51 (1976)
Springfield8565108 (1934)49 (1972)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana5:59 AM7:57 PM
Danville5:56 AM7:55 PM
Decatur6:02 AM8:00 PM
Effingham6:02 AM7:57 PM
Springfield6:05 AM8:03 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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