Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6
000
CXUS54 KLCH 020832
CLMLCH

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
148 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

...................................

...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   01/05/1913
 LOW               12   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            79   01/13        MM      MM       75  01/31
LOWEST             23   01/07        MM      MM       31  01/28
                                                          01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.4              61.4     7.0     61.7
AVG. MINIMUM     50.7              42.3     8.4     40.6
MEAN             59.6              51.8     7.8     51.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.6    -1.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.29   1991
 MINIMUM         0.41   2009
TOTALS           4.91              5.23   -0.32     4.10
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.17   -0.01     0.13
DAYS >= .01         8               9.6    -1.6        9
DAYS >= .10         7               6.5     0.5        5
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.7     1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.21   12/31 TO 01/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     219               417    -198      425
 SINCE 7/1        566               991    -425      707
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  01/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      3

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.