Weather Almanac for August 15th

Published 08/15 2012 06:00AM

Updated 01/18 2016 04:54PM

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
 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 84 64 99 (1988) 48 (1979)
Danville 84 64 100 (1940) 44 (1964)
Decatur 86 65 101 (1988) 45 (1992)
Effingham 87 64 101 (1988) 45 (2004)
Springfield 85 64 100 (1988) 47 (2004)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:05 AM 7:49 PM
Danville 6:02 AM 7:47 PM
Decatur 6:08 AM 7:51 PM
Effingham 6:08 AM 7:49 PM
Springfield 6:11 AM 7:54 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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