Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for October 3rd.
Weather Almanac For 10/3
This Day In Weather History 1954 - Champaign set a record high for the month of October at 93 as a late-season heat wave moved in. Springfield also made it to 93, which tied the monthly record, set the previous year.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||71||47||93 (1954)||23 (1888)|
|Danville||71||47||93 (1954)||26 (1974)|
|Decatur||73||48||95 (1922)||28 (1987)|
|Effingham||72||47||93 (1954)||26 (1952)|
|Springfield||72||47||93 (2006)||30 (2004)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2014
|Champaign-Urbana||6:51 AM||6:32 PM|
|Danville||6:49 AM||6:29 PM|
|Decatur||6:54 AM||6:35 PM|
|Effingham||6:52 AM||6:34 PM|
|Springfield||6:57 AM||6:38 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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