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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
216 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   12/03/1982
 LOW                9   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            82   12/05        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             28   12/09        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.9              64.5    -1.6       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     44.3              44.2     0.1       MM
MEAN             53.6              54.4    -0.8       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               2.0     2.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.35   2009
 MINIMUM         1.13   2001
TOTALS           8.22              5.00    3.22       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.27              0.16    0.11       MM
DAYS >= .01        18                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         5                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.92   12/06 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            2.4                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         2.4                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     368               352      16       MM
 SINCE 7/1        547               547       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL      19                22      -3       MM
 SINCE 1/1       3106              2814     292       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/020    DATE  12/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/360    DATE  12/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      7

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

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