Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
844 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/21/1987
                        04/20/1987
                        04/19/1987
 LOW               31   04/07/1971
HIGHEST            91   04/28        MM      MM       88  04/29
                                                          04/28
                                                          04/26
LOWEST             45   04/24        MM      MM       41  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.0              78.1     1.9     78.7
AVG. MINIMUM     58.3              54.5     3.8     58.0
MEAN             69.2              66.3     2.9     68.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.76   1991
 MINIMUM         0.38   1930
TOTALS          10.90              4.55    6.35     3.45
DAILY AVG.       0.36              0.15    0.21     0.12
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM       13
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    9.10   04/02 TO 04/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.5                MM      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      24                67     -43       26
 SINCE 7/1       1129              1947    -818     1325
COOLING TOTAL     157               106      51      134
 SINCE 1/1        344               159     185      196
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/150    DATE  04/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/160    DATE  04/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      8

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

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