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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
408 PM CST SUN DEC 17 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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         70    432 AM  82    1924  64      6       79
  MINIMUM         59   1204 AM  22    1901  44     15       71
  AVERAGE         65                        54     11       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.91          3.15 1995   0.19   0.72      T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.34                      2.98   1.36     6.18
  SINCE DEC 1      4.34                      2.98   1.36     6.18
  SINCE JAN 1     67.42                     57.90   9.52    78.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      1.7                       0.0    1.7      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                        12    -12        0
  MONTH TO DATE  212                       178     34      145
  SINCE DEC 1    212                       178     34      145
  SINCE JUL 1    379                       377      2      231
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           500 AM
 LOWEST     87          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    94

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        81      1924
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        18      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE   658 AM CST   SUNSET   510 PM CST
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE   659 AM CST   SUNSET   511 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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