Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
1015 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              87   02/07/1957
                        02/23/1910
 LOW                6   02/13/1899
HIGHEST            77   02/09        MM      MM       77  02/19
LOWEST             30   02/18        MM      MM       29  02/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.6              65.3    -4.7     62.3
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              46.4    -6.5     43.7
MEAN             50.2              55.9    -5.7     53.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               1.4     1.6        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.26   1905
 MINIMUM         0.69   1989
TOTALS           2.49              4.45   -1.96     5.62
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.16   -0.07     0.20
DAYS >= .01         8               8.9    -0.9       13
DAYS >= .10         5               6.0    -1.0        7
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.6    -1.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.80   02/16 TO 02/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   02/28 TO 02/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     411               274     137      340
 SINCE 7/1       1443              1230     213     1660
COOLING TOTAL       4                18     -14       14
 SINCE 1/1          5                32     -27       14
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/340    DATE  02/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/210    DATE  02/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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