Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
345 AM CDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/30/1946
                        03/22/1910
 LOW               23   03/04/2002
                        03/06/1989
HIGHEST            86   03/03        MM      MM       84  03/20
LOWEST             36   03/21        MM      MM       30  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.5              71.8     4.7     73.5
AVG. MINIMUM     57.8              52.2     5.6     54.0
MEAN             67.2              62.0     5.2     63.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.73   1926
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           4.85              3.53    1.32     8.12
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.11    0.05     0.26
DAYS >= .01        10               7.4     2.6       11
DAYS >= .10         4               4.9    -0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         3               2.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.49   03/09 TO 03/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0        T
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   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      54               148     -94      103
 SINCE 7/1        878              1361    -483     1360
COOLING TOTAL     132                55      77       71
 SINCE 1/1        163                81      82       79
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/150    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/300    DATE  03/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      5

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

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