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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
417 PM CST FRI DEC 15 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         52   1221 AM  82    1924  64    -12       56
  MINIMUM         46   1158 AM  21    1901  44      2       42
  AVERAGE         49                        54     -5       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          2.61 1961   0.18  -0.17     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.43                      2.60   0.83     6.18
  SINCE DEC 1      3.43                      2.60   0.83     6.18
  SINCE JAN 1     66.51                     57.52   8.99    78.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             0.0    MM   0.0   MM        0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           16                        11      5       16
  MONTH TO DATE  197                       154     43      136
  SINCE DEC 1    197                       154     43      136
  SINCE JUL 1    364                       353     11      222
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77          1200 AM
 LOWEST     56           300 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        83      1971
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        12      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2017......SUNRISE   657 AM CST   SUNSET   510 PM CST
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   510 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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