Weather Almanac for January 24th

Published 01/24 2013 06:30AM

Updated 01/23 2016 04:24PM

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 inches 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

 
Averages
Records
 
High
Low
High
Low
Champaign-Urbana 33 16 68 (1950) -15 (1915)
Danville 35 19 68 (1950) -21 (1936)
Decatur 36 19 73 (1909) -17 (1915)
Effingham 36 20 68 (1967) -11 (1963)
Springfield 35 19 71 (1950) -9 (1963)

Sunrise/Sunset For 2016

 
Sunrise
Sunset
Champaign-Urbana 7:08 AM 5:02 PM
Danville 7:06 AM 4:59 PM
Decatur 7:11 AM 5:05 PM
Effingham 7:07 AM 5:05 PM
Springfield 7:13 AM 5:08 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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