Here's a look at normal and record temperatures, sunrise and sunset times, and past weather events for August 24th.
Weather Almanac For 8/24
This Day In Weather History1982 - Five tornadoes touched down south and east of Bloomington with the strongest one moving from Merna to Cooksville. 5 homes were destroyed and 125 were damaged. Total damages were around $2.4 million. The storms were unusual in the fact that four had unusual changes in directions of movement.
|Averages ||Records |
|Champaign-Urbana||84||62||96 (2011)||46 (1888)|
|Danville||84||63||99 (1936)||44 (1942)|
|Decatur||86||63||100 (1947)||46 (1987)|
|Effingham||86||63||100 (2007)||49 (1953)|
|Springfield||85||63||101 (2007)||49 (1952)|
Sunrise/Sunset For 2015
|Champaign-Urbana||6:13 AM||7:37 PM|
|Danville||6:11 AM||7:33 PM|
|Decatur||6:17 AM||7:38 PM|
|Effingham||6:15 AM||7:37 PM|
|Springfield||6:19 AM||7:42 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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