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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
504 PM CDT THU AUG 17 2017


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         96    157 PM 100    2011  93      3       89
  MINIMUM         78    539 AM  63    1992  75      3       74
  AVERAGE         87                        84      3       82

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.31          1.49 2002   0.14   0.17     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    6.39                      2.52   3.87    23.40
  SINCE JUN 1     24.41                     15.90   8.51    35.36
  SINCE JAN 1     44.96                     38.52   6.44    63.75

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY           22                        19      3       17
  MONTH TO DATE  322                       323     -1      313
  SINCE JUN 1   1342                      1393    -51     1466
  SINCE JAN 1   2262                      2007    255     2123
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     53           200 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   93       102      2011
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        66      1992


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 17 2017........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
AUGUST 18 2017........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 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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