Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
507 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/16/1955
 LOW               19   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            81   03/28        MM      MM       82  03/19
                        03/22                             03/18
LOWEST             31   03/04        MM      MM       31  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.5              72.5    -3.0     71.5
AVG. MINIMUM     47.8              51.3    -3.5     47.6
MEAN             58.7              61.9    -3.2     59.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               0.5     1.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.57   1973
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           1.51              3.77   -2.26     2.73
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.12   -0.07     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.1                MM      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/30 TO 03/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     213               148      65      202
 SINCE 7/1       1737              1364     373     1089
COOLING TOTAL      23                52     -29       43
 SINCE 1/1         41                83     -42       91
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/360    DATE  03/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/360    DATE  03/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      6

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

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