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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
419 PM CST FRI FEB 12 2016

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   01/20/1916
 LOW               10   01/11/1982
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            75   01/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             31   01/05        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.5              62.1    -0.6       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     41.2              42.9    -1.7       MM
MEAN             51.3              52.5    -1.2       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.6    -1.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.74   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   1928
TOTALS           4.67              5.67   -1.00       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.18   -0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01         9               9.8    -0.8       MM
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         2               3.5    -1.5       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.57   01/08 TO 01/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     415               402      13       MM
 SINCE 7/1        681               956    -275       MM
COOLING TOTAL       1                14     -13       MM
 SINCE 1/1          1                 9      -8       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/310    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      3

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

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