Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
148 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              87   01/20/1916
 LOW               10   01/11/1982
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            80   01/13        MM      MM       75  01/31
LOWEST             23   01/08        MM      MM       31  01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.7              62.1     7.6     61.5
AVG. MINIMUM     52.9              42.9    10.0     41.2
MEAN             61.3              52.5     8.8     51.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.6    -1.6        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.74   1993
 MINIMUM         0.35   1928
TOTALS           3.37              5.67   -2.30     4.67
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.18   -0.07     0.15
DAYS >= .01         6               9.8    -3.8        9
DAYS >= .10         4               6.8    -2.8        6
DAYS >= .50         3               3.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.68   12/31 TO 01/01

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   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     189               402    -213      415
 SINCE 7/1        510               956    -446      681
COOLING TOTAL      85                14      71        1
 SINCE 1/1         85                 9      76        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/210    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     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      7
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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