Weather Almanac for July 8th

Published 07/08 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2016 05:03PM

Weather Almanac For 7/8

This Day In Weather History

2001- Hoopeston had considerable damage done by a downburst.  Three businesses were destroyed and 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 brought 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

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 86 65 104 (1936) 50 (1908)
Danville 86 65 108 (1936) 46 (1901)
Decatur 88 66 106 (1936) 47 (1901)
Effingham 87 66 98 (1988) 54 (1983)
Springfield 87 66 103 (1936) 53 (1954)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:32 AM 8:24 PM
Danville 5:29 AM 8:22 PM
Decatur 5:36 AM 8:26 PM
Effingham 5:36 AM 8:22 PM
Springfield 5:38 AM 8:29 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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