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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
507 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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         77    443 AM  91    1943  81     -4       85
  MINIMUM         67    915 AM  46    2014  63      4       59
  AVERAGE         72                        72      0       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            4.85R         2.70 1916   0.14   4.71     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    4.85                      0.14   4.71     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     18.18                      7.13  11.05    19.39
  SINCE JAN 1     23.35                     15.82   7.53    27.87

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       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1     85                       207   -122      105
  SINCE JUL 1   1034                      1489   -455     1543

 COOLING
  TODAY            7                         7      0        7
  MONTH TO DATE    7                         7      0        7
  SINCE MAR 1    281                       192     89      260
  SINCE JAN 1    296                       215     81      266
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    94          1200 AM
 LOWEST     84          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        90      2010
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        45      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 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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