Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
514 PM CDT WED MAR 22 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 22 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         85    345 PM  87    1916  74     11       69
                                      1907
  MINIMUM         65    631 AM  26    1915  53     12       43
  AVERAGE         75                        64     11       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.87 1926   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.77                      2.73  -1.96     5.16
  SINCE MAR 1      0.77                      2.73  -1.96     5.16
  SINCE JAN 1      4.29                     12.85  -8.56    14.29

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1968   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      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       T      0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         4     -4        9
  MONTH TO DATE   60                       121    -61       55
  SINCE MAR 1     60                       121    -61       55
  SINCE JUL 1    637                      1351   -714      973

 COOLING
  TODAY           10                         2      8        0
  MONTH TO DATE   75                        38     37       73
  SINCE MAR 1     75                        38     37       73
  SINCE JAN 1    259                        70    189       83
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     40           200 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        88      1935
                                             1929
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        32      1955
                                             1915
                                             1914


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 22 2017.........SUNRISE   709 AM CDT   SUNSET   721 PM CDT
MARCH 23 2017.........SUNRISE   708 AM CDT   SUNSET   722 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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