Weather Almanac for July 5th

Published 07/05 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2016 04:54PM

Weather Almanac For 7/5

This Day In Weather History

2000 - Flash flooding was caused by numerous thunderstorms moving over parts of southeast Illinois in the morning.  The 5 to 6 inches of rain closed roads with flood waters.  A road north of Noble, which is in Richland County collapsed.  A 6 to 10 foot hole was created along Highway 40 west of Effingham.  Also, a train track trestle over the Salt Creek River had a 50 by 100 foot hole washed out.  Three homes in Newton were evacuated due to flood waters and 4 mobile homes and one house in Wheeler were also evacuated.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 86 65 102 (1936) 45 (1890)
Danville 86 65 104 (1936) 45 (1972)
Decatur 88 66 104 (1936) 49 (1972)
Effingham 87 66 100 (1990) 50 (1972)
Springfield 86 65 103 (1936) 51 (1997)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:30 AM 8:25 PM
Danville 5:27 AM 8:23 PM
Decatur 5:34 AM 8:27 PM
Effingham 5:34 AM 8:23 PM
Springfield 5:37 AM 8:30 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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