Weather Almanac for May 3rd

Published 05/03 2013 06:00AM

Updated 05/01 2015 04:15PM

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


Champaign-Urbana694787 (1955)31 (2005)
Danville714888 (1955)28 (1978)
Decatur724994 (1895)30 (2005)
Effingham704888 (2012)30 (2005)
Springfield714889 (1959)29 (1976)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:51 AM7:50 PM
Danville5:48 AM7:47 PM
Decatur5:53 AM7:53 PM
Effingham5:54 AM7:49 PM
Springfield5:57 AM7:55 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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