Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
408 PM CST SUN DEC 17 2017


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         68    306 PM  82    1924  63      5       78
  MINIMUM         57    747 AM  24    1972  44     13       71
                                      1943
  AVERAGE         63                        53     10       75

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.07          3.86 1995   0.15   0.92     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    3.31                      2.50   0.81     8.76
  SINCE DEC 1      3.31                      2.50   0.81     8.76
  SINCE JAN 1     74.26                     55.31  18.95    71.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            2                        12    -10        0
  MONTH TO DATE  203                       183     20      162
  SINCE DEC 1    203                       183     20      162
  SINCE JUL 1    351                       390    -39      256

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1       10
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        17    -11       20
  SINCE DEC 1      6                        17    -11       20
  SINCE JAN 1   3165                      2806    359     3219
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     78           200 PM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        81      1924
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        21      1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE   703 AM CST   SUNSET   516 PM CST


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




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