Weather Almanac for May 3rd

Published 05/03 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/14 2016 04:00PM

Weather Almanac For 5/3

This Day In Weather History

1958 - A tornado in Vermillion County, IN moved north-northwest into Edgar County, IL.  This may be the one of just a few tornadoes, if not the only one, to move from Indiana and into Illinois.  All of the damage was in Indiana.

 


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 69 47 87 (1955) 31 (2005)
Danville 71 48 88 (1955) 28 (1978)
Decatur 72 49 94 (1895) 30 (2005)
Effingham 70 48 88 (2012) 30 (2005)
Springfield 71 48 89 (1959) 29 (1976)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:50AM 7:50 PM
Danville 5:47 AM 7:48 PM
Decatur 5:53 AM 7:53 PM
Effingham 5:53 AM 7:50 PM
Springfield 5:56 AM 7:55 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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