Weather Almanac for June 2nd

Published 06/02 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/19 2015 03:48PM

Weather Almanac For 6/2

This Day In Weather History

1990 - 12 tornadoes touched down in Illinois, part of a nationwide outbreak across two days that produced 64 tornadoes.  One tornado touched down near Westervelt in Shelby County and moved along an 8 mile path near Lake Shelbyville to northeast of Findlay.  16 homes were destroyed and another 60 were damaged.  Another tornado near Edgar County damaged 6 buildings near Grandview and another tornado that started near Horace was on the ground for 11 miles and damaged several farms. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana7958103 (1934)44 (1956)
Danville8057104 (1934)38 (1956)
Decatur8158104 (1934)40 (1956)
Effingham805895 (1951)40 (1993)
Springfield805899 (1934)41 (1956)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:26 AM8:17 PM
Danville5:23 AM8:14 PM
Decatur5:29 AM8:19 PM
Effingham5:30 AM8:15 PM
Springfield5:32 AM8:21 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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