Weather Almanac for September 4th

Published 09/04 2012 06:30AM

Updated 01/19 2016 03:43PM

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 path. 

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

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 82 59 100 (1954) 43 (1891)
Danville 82 60 101 (1954) 41 (1952)
Decatur 84 60 103 (1913) 41 (1928)
Effingham 84 60 105 (1954) 41 (1952)
Springfield 83 60 100 (1954) 42 (1974)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:24 AM 7:19 PM
Danville 6:21 AM 7:16 PM
Decatur 6:27 AM 7:21 PM
Effingham 6:26 AM 7:19 PM
Springfield 6:30 AM 7:24 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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