Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
533 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    343 PM  91    1955  83     -3       84
                                      1943
  MINIMUM         66    443 AM  45    1925  63      3       60
                                      1908
  AVERAGE         73                        73      0       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.17          2.88 1923   0.14   0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.47                      0.28   2.19     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     15.02                      8.00   7.02    15.04
  SINCE JAN 1     24.15                     18.12   6.03    22.14

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY            8                         8      0        7
  MONTH TO DATE   14                        16     -2       15
  SINCE MAR 1    316                       238     78      321
  SINCE JAN 1    326                       270     56      326
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     62           300 PM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        94      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        42      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 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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