Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
000
CXUS54 KLCH 012352
CLMAEX


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
550 PM CST THU FEB 1 2018

...................................

...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   01/20/1895
 LOW                4   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            71   01/21        MM      MM       78  01/12
                                                          01/11
LOWEST             13   01/17        MM      MM       19  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.2              59.4    -5.2     64.9
AVG. MINIMUM     32.4              38.6    -6.2     46.6
MEAN             43.3              49.0    -5.7     55.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17               9.3     7.7        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.95   1990
 MINIMUM         0.00   1928
TOTALS           5.09              5.22   -0.13     5.77
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.17   -0.01     0.19
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.46   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.8                MM      MM      0.5
SINCE 7/1         2.9                MM      MM      0.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/16                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     661               502     159      294
 SINCE 7/1       1420              1291     129      840
COOLING TOTAL       0                 6      -6       16
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       16
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.