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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
516 PM CDT MON OCT 16 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 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         77    305 PM  94    2015  81     -4       89
  MINIMUM         63    746 AM  39    1901  60      3       68
  AVERAGE         70                        70      0       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.54 1971   0.19  -0.19     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.98                      2.53  -1.55     0.04
  SINCE SEP 1      1.31                      7.25  -5.94     3.53
  SINCE JAN 1     54.15                     47.87   6.28    68.62

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 SEP 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            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         7     -7        0
  SINCE SEP 1      0                         8     -8        0
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         8     -8        0

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         6     -1       14
  MONTH TO DATE  236                       128    108      178
  SINCE SEP 1    685                       555    130      700
  SINCE JAN 1   3186                      2816    370     3089
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79          1200 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        92      2006
                                             1936
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        38      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE   711 AM CDT   SUNSET   636 PM CDT
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE   712 AM CDT   SUNSET   635 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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