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


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         79    244 PM  96    1984  82     -3       81
  MINIMUM         63    705 AM  45    2013  63      0       60
                                      1929
  AVERAGE         71                        72     -1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             4.16 2000   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.24                      0.40   4.84     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     18.57                      7.39  11.18    19.39
  SINCE JAN 1     23.74                     16.08   7.66    27.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            6                         8     -2        6
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        22     -2       19
  SINCE MAR 1    294                       207     87      272
  SINCE JAN 1    309                       230     79      278
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        91      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        42      2013


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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