Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
745 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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         78   1207 PM  90    2010  82     -4       82
  MINIMUM         66   1152 PM  45    1925  63      3       60
  AVERAGE         72                        72      0       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.04          4.00 1916   0.13  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.24                      0.27   4.97     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     18.57                      7.26  11.31    19.39
  SINCE JAN 1     23.74                     15.95   7.79    27.87

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                       0.1   -0.1       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1     85                       207   -122      105
  SINCE JUL 1   1034                      1489   -455     1543

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         7      0        6
  MONTH TO DATE   14                        14      0       13
  SINCE MAR 1    288                       199     89      266
  SINCE JAN 1    303                       222     81      272
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     74          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        96      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        45      2013
                                             1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   628 AM CDT   SUNSET   752 PM CDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 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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