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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
517 PM CDT SAT AUG 30 2014


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         79   1056 AM 104    2000  92    -13       91
  MINIMUM         74    836 AM  59    1906  74      0       72
  AVERAGE         77                        83     -6       82

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.11          1.40 1974   0.15   0.96     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    8.40                      4.47   3.93     3.76
  SINCE JUN 1     22.97                     17.85   5.12    10.76
  SINCE JAN 1     46.01                     40.47   5.54    42.88

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY           12                        18     -6       17
  MONTH TO DATE  537                       562    -25      544
  SINCE JUN 1   1570                      1632    -62     1620
  SINCE JAN 1   2039                      2246   -207     2084
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           700 AM
 LOWEST     94           200 AM
 AVERAGE    97

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   92       103      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   74        60      1946


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 30 2014........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   733 PM CDT
AUGUST 31 2014........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   732 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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