Weather Almanac for August 10th

Published 08/10 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/22 2015 02:17PM

Weather Almanac For 8/10

This Day In Weather History

1974 - Tornadoes touched down in central Illinois as severe thunderstorms rolled through.  13 tornadoes were reported in Macon County alone, but no major damage was reported.  Tornadoes also touched down near Litchfield, Mattoon, and Effingham.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana846499 (1893)52 (1972)
Danville8464101 (1911)45 (1972)
Decatur8665100 (1934)52 (1927)
Effingham876498 (1988)50 (1972)
Springfield8565100 (1938)51 (1972)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:59 AM7:57 PM
Danville5:56 AM7:55 PM
Decatur6:03 AM7:59 PM
Effingham6:03 AM7:56 PM
Springfield6:06 AM8:02 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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