Weather Almanac for August 3rd

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
 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 84 64 101 (1964) 41 (1894)
Danville 84 64 101 (1940) 47 (1920)
Decatur 87 65 103 (1930) 47 (1976)
Effingham 87 65 105 (1964) 49 (1965)
Springfield 85 65 103 (1964) 50 (1950)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:53 AM 8:04 PM
Danville 5:51 AM 8:02 PM
Decatur 5:57 AM 8:06 PM
Effingham 5:57 AM 8:03 PM
Springfield 6:00 AM 8:09 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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