Weather Almanac for April 27th

Published 04/27 2013 06:00AM

Updated 04/24 2015 04:12PM

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


Champaign-Urbana674588 (1986)28 (1928)
Danville694694 (1896)26 (1933)
Decatur704787 (1941)29 (1928)
Effingham694689 (1989)31 (1976)
Springfield694687 (1984)33 (1968)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2015

Champaign-Urbana5:58 AM7:44 PM
Danville5:56 AM7:41 PM
Decatur6:02 AM7:46 PM
Effingham6:01 AM7:43 PM
Springfield6:04 AM7:49 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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