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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
409 PM CST SAT DEC 16 2017


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 16 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         61    253 PM  81    1971  63     -2       72
  MINIMUM         41    224 AM  22    1943  44     -3       41
  AVERAGE         51                        54     -3       57

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.37 1959   0.15  -0.15     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.24                      2.35  -0.11     8.75
  SINCE DEC 1      2.24                      2.35  -0.11     8.75
  SINCE JAN 1     73.19                     55.16  18.03    71.57

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        12      2        8
  MONTH TO DATE  201                       171     30      162
  SINCE DEC 1    201                       171     30      162
  SINCE JUL 1    349                       378    -29      256

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        16    -10       10
  SINCE DEC 1      6                        16    -10       10
  SINCE JAN 1   3165                      2805    360     3209
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    19   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM
 LOWEST     36           100 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        82      1924
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        24      1972
                                             1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   702 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST


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




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