Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
844 AM CDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              94   04/28/1987
 LOW               32   04/03/1987
HIGHEST            89   04/22        MM      MM       88  04/30
LOWEST             47   04/06        MM      MM       45  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.8              78.1     4.7     80.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.7              59.0     2.7     60.9
MEAN             72.2              68.6     3.6     70.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
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        15.30   1973
 MINIMUM         0.25   1943
                        1931
TOTALS           1.70              3.21   -1.51     8.39
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05     0.28
DAYS >= .01         6               6.2    -0.2       15
DAYS >= .10         4               4.0     0.0        7
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.11   04/11 TO 04/11

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
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                39     -34       11
 SINCE 7/1        614              1400    -786      889
COOLING TOTAL     229               146      83      193
 SINCE 1/1        576               227     349      356
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/160    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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