Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
148 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              87   01/20/1895
 LOW                4   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            78   01/12        MM      MM       76  01/31
                        01/11
LOWEST             19   01/08        MM      MM       27  01/28
                                                          01/24
                                                          01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.9              59.4     5.5     59.6
AVG. MINIMUM     46.6              38.6     8.0     37.3
MEAN             55.8              49.0     6.8     48.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               9.3    -5.3       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.95   1990
 MINIMUM         0.00   1928
TOTALS           5.77              5.22    0.55     3.78
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.17    0.02     0.12
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.73   01/18 TO 01/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.5                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      0.5   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     294               502    -208      506
 SINCE 7/1        840              1291    -451      904
COOLING TOTAL      16                 6      10        1
 SINCE 1/1         16                 0      16        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/320    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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