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 LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         77    359 PM  94    1943  84     -7       83
  MINIMUM         65    731 AM  42    1929  64      1       62
  AVERAGE         71                        74     -3       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.89 1922   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.47                      0.42   2.05     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     15.02                      8.14   6.88    15.04
  SINCE JAN 1     24.15                     18.26   5.89    22.14

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY            6                         9     -3        8
  MONTH TO DATE   20                        25     -5       23
  SINCE MAR 1    322                       247     75      329
  SINCE JAN 1    332                       279     53      334
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     54           400 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        95      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        44      2013
                                             1954
                                             1921


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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