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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
515 AM CDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   08/31/2000
 LOW               59   08/15/2004
                        08/29/1992
                        08/25/1917
HIGHEST            98   08/09        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             73   08/29        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        08/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.2              91.9    -0.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     75.7              74.1     1.6       MM
MEAN             83.4              83.0     0.4       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     19              23.1    -4.1       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.36   1962
 MINIMUM         0.00   1999
TOTALS          14.70              4.86    9.84       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.47              0.16    0.31       MM
DAYS >= .01        15              11.0     4.0       MM
DAYS >= .10        12               6.8     5.2       MM
DAYS >= .50         9               3.1     5.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        8               1.5     6.5       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.15   08/12 TO 08/13

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     579               558      21       MM
 SINCE 1/1       2327              2129     198       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/040    DATE  08/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/020    DATE  08/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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