Weather Almanac for January 24th

Weather Almanac for January 24th

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

Weather Almanac For 1/24

This Day In Weather History

1967 - Tornadoes affected parts of northern and central Illinois.  Mason County saw a strong tornado that killed a person and injured three mores.  Another tornado moved across the Champaign-Urbana metropolitan area, injuring 5 people.  Other strong tornadoes were reported across Carroll County in Mt. Carroll, where 12 people were injured and near Gladstone in Henderson County. 

1979 - The northwest half of Illinois was affected by blizzard conditions.  Strong winds were accompanied by as much as 10 inhes of snow near Chicago and Pontiac.  The southeast half of the state saw some freezing rain, as well as 2 to 6 inches of snow. 

Temperature Information


Champaign-Urbana331668 (1950)-15 (1915)
Danville351968 (1950)-21 (1936)
Decatur361973 (1909)-17 (1915)
Effingham362068 (1967)-11 (1963)
Springfield351971 (1950)-9 (1963)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana7:08 AM5:02 PM
Danville7:06 AM5:00 PM
Decatur7:11 AM5:06 PM
Effingham7:07 AM5:06 PM
Springfield7:13 AM5:08 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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