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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
531 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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         65    349 PM  92    1894  79    -14       82
  MINIMUM         39    618 AM  38    1928  59    -20       74
  AVERAGE         52                        69    -17       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.51 1957   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.89                      1.97  -0.08     4.56
  SINCE MAR 1      4.74                      5.76  -1.02     6.76
  SINCE JAN 1     11.99                     15.88  -3.89    24.63

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           13                         1     12        0
  MONTH TO DATE   45                        31     14       35
  SINCE MAR 1    280                       181     99      270
  SINCE JUL 1   1940                      1411    529     1280

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         5     -5       13
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        68    -25       53
  SINCE MAR 1     67                       131    -64       82
  SINCE JAN 1     81                       163    -82      113
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           600 AM
 LOWEST     48           100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   80        93      2006
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        41      1928


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   640 AM CDT   SUNSET   736 PM CDT
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   639 AM CDT   SUNSET   737 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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