Weather Almanac for August 3rd

Published 08/03 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/22 2015 01:31PM

Weather Almanac For 8/3

This Day In Weather History

1991- A tornado touched down in Olney, in Richland County. It tore off the roofs of two apartment building as well as the local Wal-Mart store. Strong winds with the associated thunderstorm also blew down trees in the area.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana8464101 (1964)41 (1894)
Danville8464101 (1940)47 (1920)
Decatur8765103 (1930)47 (1976)
Effingham8765105 (1964)49 (1965)
Springfield8565103 (1964)50 (1950)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:53 AM8:05 PM
Danville5:50 AM8:03 PM
Decatur5:56 AM8:07 PM
Effingham5:56 AM8:04 PM
Springfield5:59 AM8:10 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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