Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
533 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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         78   1207 PM  90    2010  82     -4       82
  MINIMUM         69    319 PM  45    1925  63      6       60
  AVERAGE         74                        72      2       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.04          4.00 1916   0.13  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.24                      0.27   4.97     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     18.57                      7.26  11.31    19.39
  SINCE JAN 1     23.74                     15.95   7.79    27.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1     85                       207   -122      105
  SINCE JUL 1   1034                      1489   -455     1543

 COOLING
  TODAY            9                         7      2        6
  MONTH TO DATE   16                        14      2       13
  SINCE MAR 1    290                       199     91      266
  SINCE JAN 1    305                       222     83      272
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     74          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        96      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        45      2013
                                             1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   752 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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