Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
745 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         81    235 PM  92    1955  83     -2       82
                                      1901
  MINIMUM         69   1234 PM  45    1965  63      6       54
  AVERAGE         75                        73      2       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        1.44          3.78 1940   0.15   1.29     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    7.14                      3.93   3.21    11.12
  SINCE MAR 1     12.55                      7.72   4.83    15.04
  SINCE JAN 1     21.68                     17.84   3.84    22.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       T      0.0       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   10                        38    -28        3
  SINCE MAR 1     71                       189   -118       86
  SINCE JUL 1    989                      1419   -430     1529

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       10                         8      2        3
  MONTH TO DATE  189                       159     30      216
  SINCE MAR 1    302                       222     80      306
  SINCE JAN 1    312                       254     58      311
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1200 AM
 LOWEST     69           300 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        93      1901
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        42      1925


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 PM CDT
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT


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




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