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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
550 PM CST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   01/02/1917
 LOW               11   01/18/1930
HIGHEST            74   01/21        MM      MM       82  01/20
                                                          01/16
LOWEST             19   01/17        MM      MM       25  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.8              62.1    -3.3     70.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.6              43.2    -5.6     51.1
MEAN             48.2              52.7    -4.5     60.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               3.6     6.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.87   1991
 MINIMUM         0.60   1971
TOTALS          10.33              5.26    5.07     0.94
DAILY AVG.       0.33              0.17    0.16     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               9.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= .10         7               6.7     0.3        2
DAYS >= .50         4               3.4     0.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.68   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.1                 T     0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1         3.1                 T     3.1      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/16                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     515               393     122      199
 SINCE 7/1       1012               943      69      490
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  01/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/250    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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