Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
545 PM CDT MON MAY 23 2016


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         87    343 PM  98    1902  88     -1       86
  MINIMUM         70    610 AM  54    2002  69      1       70
                                      2001
  AVERAGE         79                        78      1       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          6.07 1927   0.16  -0.16     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    5.21                      3.39   1.82     3.96
  SINCE MAR 1     17.76                     11.11   6.65    19.00
  SINCE JAN 1     26.89                     21.23   5.66    26.10

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY           14                        13      1       13
  MONTH TO DATE  221                       248    -27      275
  SINCE MAR 1    523                       470     53      581
  SINCE JAN 1    533                       502     31      586
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           400 AM
 LOWEST     48           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   88        97      1896
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        53      1931


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2016...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 PM CDT
MAY 24 2016...........SUNRISE   609 AM CDT   SUNSET   801 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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