Weather Almanac for August 15th

Published 08/15 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/22 2015 03:20PM

Weather Almanac For 8/15

This Day In Weather History

1981- Thunderstorms moving across central Illinois produced just under an inch of rain in Springfield. By the end of the month, a total of 8.37 inches of rain fell in Capital City, setting an August record. Over half of this fell on August 2nd, with nearly 4-1/2 inches.

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana846499 (1988)48 (1979)
Danville8464100 (1940)44 (1964)
Decatur8665101 (1988)45 (1992)
Effingham8764101 (1988)45 (2004)
Springfield8564100 (1988)47 (2004)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana6:04 AM7:50 PM
Danville6:02 AM7:48 PM
Decatur6:07 AM7:52 PM
Effingham6:07 AM7:50 PM
Springfield6:10 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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