Weather almanac for June 10th

Published 06/10 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2016 02:53PM

Weather Almanac For 6/10

This Day In Weather History

1902 - Two people were killed when a tornado touched down a few miles east of Canton and moved through Kingston Mines (southwest Peoria County).  Most of the damage was in the Kingston Miles area with 16 homes destroyed as well as 20 men and 18 engines that were buried in the roundhouse there.  The two people were killed in Canton.  Eight people were killed further east when buildings were destroyed by strong winds. 

2008 - Record flooding was noted along the Embarras River from excessive rainfall over the previous week.  Many levee breeches occurred between the 8th and the 10th along the Embarras and Wabash Rivers.  75 square miles in Lawrence County were flooded as a result.  In Lawrenceville, 158 homes were flooded in the first floor living area with 48 others having basement flooding.  .


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 81 61 99 (1985) 43 (1915)
Danville 82 60 102 (1911) 42 (1988)
Decatur 83 61 100 (1963) 39 (1977)
Effingham 82 61 98 (1968) 44 (1988)
Springfield 82 61 101 (1911) 43 (1913)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:23 AM 8:22 PM
Danville 5:21 AM 8:19 PM
Decatur 5:27 AM 8:24 PM
Effingham 5:28 AM 8:20 PM
Springfield 5:30 AM 8:27 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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