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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
533 PM CDT FRI APR 18 2014


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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         77    342 PM  89    1948  78     -1       83
                                      1908
  MINIMUM         53    336 AM  41    1999  59     -6       53
  AVERAGE         65                        69     -4       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          4.10 1914   0.11  -0.11     0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    0.81                      1.95  -1.14     4.38
  SINCE MAR 1      2.88                      5.61  -2.73     6.55
  SINCE JAN 1      9.67                     14.30  -4.63    23.14

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      0.1                       0.1    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   49                        37     12       37
  SINCE MAR 1    299                       199    100      250
  SINCE JUL 1   1950                      1481    469     1219

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         5     -5        3
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        67    -19       75
  SINCE MAR 1     61                       116    -55      106
  SINCE JAN 1     76                       139    -63      136
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     50           100 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   79        92      1965
                                             1908
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        42      1939


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   643 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 PM CDT
APRIL 19 2014.........SUNRISE   642 AM CDT   SUNSET   743 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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