Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
505 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         79   1105 AM  91    1943  82     -3       83
  MINIMUM         56    554 AM  42    2013  63     -7       61
  AVERAGE         68                        73     -5       72

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.60 1944   0.14  -0.14     0.70
  MONTH TO DATE    5.24                      0.54   4.70     0.70
  SINCE MAR 1     18.57                      7.53  11.04    20.09
  SINCE JAN 1     23.74                     16.22   7.52    28.57

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            3                         8     -5        7
  MONTH TO DATE   23                        30     -7       26
  SINCE MAR 1    297                       215     82      279
  SINCE JAN 1    312                       238     74      285
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           600 AM
 LOWEST     30          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        92      1908
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      2013
                                             1921


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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