Weather almanac for June 6th

Published 06/06 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/15 2016 02:43PM

Weather Almanac For 6/6

This Day In Weather History

1874 - The northwest Illinois town of Tampico was torn apart by a tornado of F3 strength.  No one was killed, but 20 people were injured.

1987 - Hail up to 3.5" in diameter fell in St. Clair County, which is in the St. Louis Metropolitan area.  Belleville, Cahokia, Freeburg, and Millstadt all had major damage.  Crops were smashed and the leaves of trees were stripped.  Vehicles took $9 million in damage and buildings took $4.5 million in damage. 

2008 - Southeast Illinois had strong to severe thunderstorms in the morning hours that produced heavy rainfall.  Many places saw 3 to 7 inches and one place south of Martinsville saw 9.10 inches.  Nearly 100 homes in the county were damaged from the flash flooding that occurred and every county road as well as portions of I-70 were closed due to high water.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 80 59 97 (1925) 34 (1894)
Danville 81 58 101 (1925) 40 (1998)
Decatur 82 59 101 (1934) 32 (1894)
Effingham 81 60 95 (1977) 47 (1958)
Springfield 81 59 99 (1933) 42 (2000)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:24 AM 8:20 PM
Danville 5:22 AM 8:17 PM
Decatur 5:28 AM 8:22 PM
Effingham 5:28 AM 8:18 PM
Springfield 5:31 AM 8:24 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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