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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
504 PM CDT SAT APR 30 2016


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         84    332 PM  90    1981  81      3       80
                                      1955
                                      1901
  MINIMUM         68    834 AM  42    1996  62      6       55
  AVERAGE         76                        72      4       68

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            3.33R         2.34 1957   0.12   3.21     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    9.87                      3.33   6.54    13.18
  SINCE MAR 1     13.32                      6.99   6.33    19.39
  SINCE JAN 1     18.49                     15.68   2.81    27.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.1   -0.1       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   17                        44    -27        4
  SINCE MAR 1     85                       207   -122      105
  SINCE JUL 1   1034                      1489   -455     1543

 COOLING
  TODAY           11                         7      4        3
  MONTH TO DATE  164                       136     28      196
  SINCE MAR 1    274                       185     89      253
  SINCE JAN 1    289                       208     81      259
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97          1000 AM
 LOWEST     63           200 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        91      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        46      2014


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2016.........SUNRISE   630 AM CDT   SUNSET   750 PM CDT
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM CDT   SUNSET   751 PM CDT


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




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