Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
414 PM CST WED DEC 17 2014


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         62    309 PM  82    1924  63     -1       68
  MINIMUM         40    710 AM  24    1972  44     -4       33
                                      1943
  AVERAGE         51                        53     -2       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.86 1995   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      2.50  -2.46     1.39
  SINCE DEC 1      0.04                      2.50  -2.46     1.39
  SINCE JAN 1     66.64                     55.31  11.33    56.80

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 DEC 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        12      2       14
  MONTH TO DATE  110                       183    -73      243
  SINCE DEC 1    110                       183    -73      243
  SINCE JUL 1    386                       390     -4      517

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   17                        17      0       19
  SINCE DEC 1     17                        17      0       19
  SINCE JAN 1   2704                      2806   -102     2966
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (80)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           700 AM
 LOWEST     49           200 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        81      1924
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        21      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2014......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST


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




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