Weather Almanac for July 4th

Published 07/04 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/19 2015 05:05PM

Weather Almanac For 7/4

This Day In Weather History

1980 - This July 4th was extremely humid with Springfield reporting 11 straight hours of a dew point of 80 degrees or higher.  A line of severe thunderstorms would bring cooler air later in the day to the region.  .

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana8665102 (1911)48 (1940)
Danville8665103 (1911)44 (1940)
Decatur8866104 (1936)46 (1940)
Effingham876697 (1966)49 (1967)
Springfield8665105 (1936)49 (1967)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:29 AM8:26 PM
Danville5:26 AM8:23 PM
Decatur5:33 AM8:28 PM
Effingham5:33 AM8:24 PM
Springfield5:36 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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