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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
518 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    242 PM  90    2006  81     -1       72
                                      1955
  MINIMUM         60    449 AM  42    1910  61     -1       56
  AVERAGE         70                        71     -1       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          3.72 1953   0.14  -0.14     1.08
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      3.09  -1.20     5.86
  SINCE MAR 1      4.74                      6.88  -2.14     8.06
  SINCE JAN 1     11.99                     17.00  -5.01    25.93

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      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.8                       T      0.8      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        1
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        38     16       59
  SINCE MAR 1    289                       188    101      294
  SINCE JUL 1   1949                      1418    531     1304

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         7     -2        0
  MONTH TO DATE   76                       115    -39       78
  SINCE MAR 1    100                       178    -78      107
  SINCE JAN 1    114                       210    -96      138
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     62          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        92      1925
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        45      1968


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 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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