Weather Almanac for July 8th

Published 07/08 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/19 2015 05:12PM

Weather Almanac For 7/8

This Day In Weather History

2001- Hoopeston had considerable damage done by a downburst.  Three businesses were destroyed adn 100 homes sustained minor to moderate damage.  The EMS building was actually destroyed.  Both the sewer department and a church suffered minor damage.  Numerous trees and tree limbs, power poles and power lines were brougth down.  Areas to the southeast, east of Rossville also saw some damage.  Amazingly, no injuries or deaths were reported and damage was estimated to be around $8.5 million.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana8665104 (1936)50 (1908)
Danville8665108 (1936)46 (1901)
Decatur8866106 (1936)47 (1901)
Effingham876698 (1988)54 (1983)
Springfield8766103 (1936)53 (1954)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:31 AM8:24 PM
Danville5:29 AM8:22 PM
Decatur5:35 AM8:26 PM
Effingham5:36 AM8:23 PM
Springfield5:38 AM8:29 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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