Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
340 AM CDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              98   05/31/1998
                        05/30/1998
                        05/31/1977
 LOW               42   05/03/1929
HIGHEST            90   05/20        MM      MM       91  05/31
                                                          05/30
LOWEST             53   05/06        MM      MM       56  05/07
                                                          05/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.8              86.3    -3.5     84.7
AVG. MINIMUM     65.1              66.9    -1.8     67.1
MEAN             74.0              76.6    -2.6     75.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               6.8    -5.8        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        22.24   1907
 MINIMUM         0.19   1998
TOTALS           9.72              4.78    4.94     6.71
DAILY AVG.       0.34              0.15    0.19     0.22
DAYS >= .01         8               8.2    -0.2        7
DAYS >= .10         6               5.5     0.5        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.8     0.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.4     0.6        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.41   05/03 TO 05/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       3                 1       2        0
 SINCE 7/1        642              1420    -778      989
COOLING TOTAL     290               360     -70      345
 SINCE 1/1        920               614     306      657
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  05/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  05/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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