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 LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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             104   08/30/2000
 LOW               58   08/15/2004
                        08/11/1923
                        08/29/1906
HIGHEST            96   08/04        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        08/02
LOWEST             72   08/13        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.1              92.6    -1.5       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     75.8              74.6     1.2       MM
MEAN             83.5              83.6    -0.1       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              24.5    -1.5       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        37.99   1940
 MINIMUM         1.23   1999
TOTALS          24.74              4.62   20.12       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.80              0.15    0.65       MM
DAYS >= .01        16              11.7     4.3       MM
DAYS >= .10        10               7.7     2.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         4               3.3     0.7       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.1     1.9       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   11.89   08/12 TO 08/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL     579               577       2       MM
 SINCE 1/1       2389              2261     128       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/220    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/220    DATE  08/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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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