Weather Almanac for October 4th

Weather Almanac for October 4th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for October 4th.

Weather Almanac For 10/4

This Day In Weather History

1941 - 4.74" of rain fell on Springfield, making it the wettest October day for the Capital on record. 

1991 - Severe thunderstorms made an appearance in central Illinois.  Hopedale (Tazewell County).  Several homes were damaged along with other buildings.  Near Carlock (McLean County), a brief was reported, but no damage was reported.   Many places saw winds of 60 mph or more, which caused damage to trees, power lines, and buildings in many locations.   

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana704690 (1922)29 (1935)
Danville714788 (1967)26 (1935)
Decatur734893 (1922)27 (1987)
Effingham724790 (2006)30 (1975)
Springfield714789 (1951)32 (1968)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana6:52 AM6:31 PM
Danville6:50 AM6:28 PM
Decatur6:55 AM6:34 PM
Effingham6:53 AM6:32 PM
Springfield6:58 AM6:37 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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