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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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   01/20/1895
 LOW                4   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            76   01/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             27   01/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        01/24
                        01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.6              59.4     0.2       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     37.3              38.6    -1.3       MM
MEAN             48.4              49.0    -0.6       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     12               9.3     2.7       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.95   1990
 MINIMUM         0.00   1928
TOTALS           3.78              5.22   -1.44       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.17   -0.05       MM
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         5                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.19   01/08 TO 01/09

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     506               502       4       MM
 SINCE 7/1        904              1291    -387       MM
COOLING TOTAL       1                 6      -5       MM
 SINCE 1/1          1                 0       1       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     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                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2

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

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