Illinois will see a total eclipse of the Sun on April 8, 2024. Totality will be in the state’s southern area, which will include the cities of Carbondale, Metropolis, and Mt Carmel, to name a few. Carbondale will have the maximum length of darkness, lasting 4 minutes and 8 seconds.

The next total eclipse of the Sun for Illinois will be on September 14, 2099, in the state’s upper-right corner. (See map below.)

The next total eclipse of the Sun for Carbondale will be in the year 2744!



All times are obtained from Xavier Jubier’s website!

An excellent site for eclipse information!

United States Naval Observatory or USNO

National Aeronautics & Space Administration