Weather Almanac for April 27th

Published 04/27 2013 06:00AM

Updated 01/14 2016 03:48PM

Weather Almanac For 4/27

This Day In Weather History

1971 - One person was killed and another 20 injured when a tornado moved through Thompsonville.  8 homes, 3 commercial buildings, and 5 trailers were also destroyed.

1984 - One person was killed when a strong tornado touched down 8 miles southwest of Plainfield.  43 homes were damaged, 14 of which were destroyed.  Large wooden beams were driven into nearby homes.  The tornado lifted just southeast of town.


Temperature Information

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 67 45 88 (1986) 28 (1928)
Danville 69 46 94 (1896) 26 (1933)
Decatur 70 47 87 (1941) 29 (1928)
Effingham 69 46 89 (1989) 31 (1976)
Springfield 69 46 87 (1984) 33 (1968)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 5:57 AM 7:44 PM
Danville 5:55 AM 7:42 PM
Decatur 6:01 AM 7:47 PM
Effingham 6:00 AM 7:44 PM
Springfield 6:03 AM 7:49 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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