Weather Almanac for July 3rd

Published 07/03 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/19 2015 05:00PM

Weather Almanac For 7/3

This Day In Weather History

1873 - Several farms in Hancock County were destroyed by a tornado.  From a distance, witnesses thought the tornado was smoke from a fire.  A child was killed after being carried 500 yards and 10 other people were injured.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana866599 (1911)48 (1907)
Danville8665103 (1911)46 (1947)
Decatur8866102 (1925)48 (1940)
Effingham876699 (1966)53 (2001)
Springfield866599 (1934)51 (1968)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:28 AM8:26 PM
Danville5:26 AM8:23 PM
Decatur5:32 AM8:28 PM
Effingham5:33 AM8:24 PM
Springfield5:35 AM8:30 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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