Weather Almanac for April 24th

Published 04/24 2013 06:00AM

Updated 04/23 2016 04:34PM

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-Urbana 66 44 88 (1925) 23 (1910)
Danville 68 45 90 (1925) 25 (1927)
Decatur 69 46 90 (1925) 23 (1910)
Effingham 68 45 89 (1960) 31 (1963)
Springfield 68 45 89 (1925) 22 (1910)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 6:02 AM 7:40 PM
Danville 6:00 AM 7:38 PM
Decatur 6:06 AM 7:43 PM
Effingham 6:05 AM 7:40 PM
Springfield 6:09 AM 7:45 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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