Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
513 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   03/12/1911
                        03/05/1910
 LOW               22   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            84   03/20        MM      MM       82  03/28
LOWEST             29   03/06        MM      MM       30  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.5              72.2     2.3     68.1
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              52.2     3.1     47.7
MEAN             64.9              62.2     2.7     57.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               0.4     2.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.42   1947
 MINIMUM         0.00   1955
TOTALS           3.92              3.79    0.13     2.85
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8       10
DAYS >= .10         7               5.3     1.7        6
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.43   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0      0.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      83               150     -67      235
 SINCE 7/1       1526              1380     146     1895
COOLING TOTAL      90                63      27       24
 SINCE 1/1         95                95       0       38
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/010    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/360    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

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