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Weather Almanac For April 24th

Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for April 24th.

Weather Almanac For 4/24

This Day In Weather History

1880 - Many people were killed when several tornadoes hit parts of central and southwest Illinois.  An F4 tornado touched down near Jerseyville and killed one person along an 18 mile path.  Another F4 tornado passed just north of Carlinville and lifted near Atwater.  This tornado destroyed 50 buildings.  Christian County was hit by an F5 tornado and 6 people were killed.  A fourth tornado touched down a few miles southeast of Springfield and moved northeast to Dawson.

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Temperature Information


Averages
Records

High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana664488 (1925)23 (1910)
Danville684590 (1925)25 (1927)
Decatur694690 (1925)23 (1910)
Effingham684589 (1960)31 (1963)
Springfield684589 (1925)22 (1910)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2014


Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana6:02 AM7:41 PM
Danville5:59 AM7:38 PM
Decatur6:05 AM7:43 PM
Effingham6:05 AM7:40 PM
Springfield6:08 AM7:46 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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