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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
507 PM CDT SUN APR 30 2017


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 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         78    238 AM  90    1981  81     -3       84
                                      1955
                                      1901
  MINIMUM         59    422 AM  42    1996  62     -3       68
  AVERAGE         69                        72     -3       76

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.82          3.34 2016   0.12   0.70     3.34
  MONTH TO DATE    3.36                      3.33   0.03     9.88
  SINCE MAR 1      7.47                      6.99   0.48    13.33
  SINCE JAN 1     14.42                     15.68  -1.26    18.50

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      T                         0.1   -0.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                        44    -37       17
  SINCE MAR 1     84                       207   -123       85
  SINCE JUL 1    742                      1489   -747     1034

 COOLING
  TODAY            4                         7     -3       11
  MONTH TO DATE  179                       136     43      164
  SINCE MAR 1    287                       185    102      274
  SINCE JAN 1    418                       208    210      289
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    36   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        91      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        40      1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2017.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 PM CDT
MAY  1 2017...........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 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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