Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
516 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         81    357 PM  94    1952  84     -3       84
  MINIMUM         62    515 AM  44    1954  64     -2       65
  AVERAGE         72                        74     -2       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.61 1969   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.47                      0.71   1.76     0.05
  SINCE MAR 1     15.02                      8.43   6.59    15.09
  SINCE JAN 1     24.15                     18.55   5.60    22.19

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         9     -2       10
  MONTH TO DATE   32                        43    -11       41
  SINCE MAR 1    334                       265     69      347
  SINCE JAN 1    344                       297     47      352
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    78           300 AM
 LOWEST     30           100 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        92      1920
                                             1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      2013
                                             1957
                                             1954


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   620 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 PM CDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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