Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
340 AM CDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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             100   05/22/1915
                        05/31/1911
                        05/30/1911
 LOW               42   05/04/2013
HIGHEST            89   05/28        MM      MM       90  05/29
                        05/20
LOWEST             51   05/01        MM      MM       54  05/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.9              84.6    -1.7     83.7
AVG. MINIMUM     65.1              66.6    -1.5     66.9
MEAN             74.0              75.6    -1.6     75.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.6    -2.6        1
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        20.71   1980
 MINIMUM         0.04   1998
TOTALS          12.23              5.20    7.03    10.82
DAILY AVG.       0.39              0.17    0.22     0.35
DAYS >= .01         9               7.7     1.3       12
DAYS >= .10         7               5.2     1.8        6
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2        5
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.7     2.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.49   05/03 TO 05/03

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     288               330     -42      327
 SINCE 1/1        703               538     165      616
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/310    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/290    DATE  05/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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