Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
504 PM CDT MON MAY 22 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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         74    348 PM  97    2005  88    -14       85
  MINIMUM         70    213 AM  50    1954  68      2       71
                                      1919
  AVERAGE         72                        78     -6       78

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.31          5.07 2008   0.16   0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    6.80                      3.23   3.57     5.21
  SINCE MAR 1     14.11                     10.95   3.16    17.76
  SINCE JAN 1     17.63                     21.07  -3.44    26.89

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY            7                        13     -6       13
  MONTH TO DATE  192                       235    -43      207
  SINCE MAR 1    638                       457    181      509
  SINCE JAN 1    822                       489    333      519
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.2


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          1200 AM
 LOWEST     93           300 AM
 AVERAGE    97

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   88        98      1902
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        54      2002
                                             2001


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2017...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   759 PM CDT
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE   610 AM CDT   SUNSET   800 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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