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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
402 AM CDT SAT SEP 2 2017

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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             107   08/31/2000
 LOW               59   08/15/2004
                        08/29/1992
                        08/25/1917
HIGHEST            97   08/19        MM      MM       98  08/09
LOWEST             72   08/09        MM      MM       73  08/29
                                                          08/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.1              91.9    -2.8     91.2
AVG. MINIMUM     75.7              74.1     1.6     75.7
MEAN             82.4              83.0    -0.6     83.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              23.1    -2.1       19
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        17.36   1962
 MINIMUM         0.00   1999
TOTALS          23.57R             4.86   18.71    14.70
DAILY AVG.       0.76              0.16    0.60     0.47
DAYS >= .01        23              11.0    12.0       15
DAYS >= .10        21               6.8    14.2       12
DAYS >= .50         9               3.1     5.9        9
DAYS >= 1.00        7               1.5     5.5        8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.87   08/28 TO 08/28

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     546               558     -12      579
 SINCE 1/1       2326              2129     197     2327
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/130    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/110    DATE  08/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               18     RAIN                      15
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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