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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
531 PM CDT SUN APR 20 2014


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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         83    306 PM  92    1987  80      3       70
  MINIMUM         55    558 AM  41    1953  60     -5       43
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         69                        70     -1       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.90 1935   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      2.55  -0.66     4.78
  SINCE MAR 1      4.74                      6.34  -1.60     6.98
  SINCE JAN 1     11.99                     16.46  -4.47    24.85

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 MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.8                       T      0.8      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        8
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        35     19       54
  SINCE MAR 1    289                       185    104      289
  SINCE JUL 1   1949                      1415    534     1299

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         6     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        90    -36       69
  SINCE MAR 1     78                       153    -75       98
  SINCE JAN 1     92                       185    -93      129
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     7   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     1.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           600 AM
 LOWEST     39           100 PM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        93      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        41      1953


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2014.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2014.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 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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