Weather Almanac for September 4th

Published 09/04 2012 06:30AM

Updated 01/22 2015 05:25PM

Weather Almanac For 9/4

This Day In Weather History

1954 - Effingham reached 105, the highest temperature for the city in September on record. 

1969 - A strong tornado touched down in Kankakee County, doing damage to 4 homes near St. Anne.  Other farm buildings were damaged along the 2.5 mile pather. 

2006 - 5 to 10 inches of rain fell in small area of the eastern part of Rockford.  There was severe flooding produced along Keith Creek.  Hundreds of basements were flooded and 15 homes were left uninhabitable.  Streets and parking lots were flooded and cars submerged in water.  Damage was around $20 million. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana8259100 (1954)43 (1891)
Danville8260101 (1954)41 (1952)
Decatur8460103 (1913)41 (1928)
Effingham8460105 (1954)41 (1952)
Springfield8360100 (1954)42 (1974)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana6:23 AM7:20 PM
Danville6:21 AM7:18 PM
Decatur6:26 AM7:23 PM
Effingham6:25 AM7:20 PM
Springfield6:29 AM7:25 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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