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 LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              87   01/20/1916
 LOW               10   01/11/1982
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            73   01/21        MM      MM       80  01/13
LOWEST             16   01/17        MM      MM       23  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.5              62.1    -5.6     69.7
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              42.9    -6.1     52.9
MEAN             46.7              52.5    -5.8     61.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               0.0     3.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14               4.6     9.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.74   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   1928
TOTALS           4.19              5.67   -1.48     3.37
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.18   -0.04     0.11
DAYS >= .01         8               9.8    -1.8        6
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8        4
DAYS >= .50         3               3.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.95   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.3               0.0     0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.0               0.0     2.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     560               402     158      189
 SINCE 7/1       1097               956     141      510
COOLING TOTAL       0                14     -14       85
 SINCE 1/1          0                 9      -9       85
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/010    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/010    DATE  01/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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