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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
402 AM CDT SAT SEP 2 2017

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/30/2000
 LOW               58   08/15/2004
                        08/11/1923
                        08/29/1906
HIGHEST            97   08/19        MM      MM       96  08/04
                        08/18                             08/02
LOWEST             73   08/29        MM      MM       72  08/13
                        08/23
                        08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.4              92.6    -2.2     91.1
AVG. MINIMUM     75.5              74.6     0.9     75.8
MEAN             82.9              83.6    -0.7     83.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              24.5    -3.5       23
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        37.99   1940
 MINIMUM         1.23   1999
TOTALS          14.27              4.62    9.65    24.74
DAILY AVG.       0.46              0.15    0.31     0.80
DAYS >= .01        20              11.7     8.3       16
DAYS >= .10        17               7.7     9.3       10
DAYS >= .50         9               3.3     5.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.1     2.9        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.83   08/28 TO 08/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     561               577     -16      579
 SINCE 1/1       2501              2261     240     2389
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/350    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/360    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               15     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     10

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

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