Weather Almanac for July 5th

Published 07/05 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/19 2015 05:06PM

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


Champaign-Urbana8665102 (1936)45 (1890)
Danville8665104 (1936)45 (1972)
Decatur8866104 (1936)49 (1972)
Effingham8766100 (1990)50 (1972)
Springfield8665103 (1936)51 (1997)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:30 AM8:25 PM
Danville5:27 AM8:23 PM
Decatur5:33 AM8:27 PM
Effingham5:34 AM8:23 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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