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 ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              99   05/31/1998
                        05/31/1906
                        05/28/1906
 LOW               38   05/06/1954
HIGHEST            92   05/19        MM      MM       92  05/29
                                                          05/25
LOWEST             48   05/01        MM      MM       51  05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.5              85.3    -2.8     83.8
AVG. MINIMUM     61.5              63.5    -2.0     63.2
MEAN             72.0              74.4    -2.4     73.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               6.3    -3.3        5
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        17.61   1907
 MINIMUM         0.00   1998
TOTALS           3.95              4.72   -0.77     3.67
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.15   -0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.13   05/28 TO 05/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.5                MM      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       7                 4       3        0
 SINCE 7/1       1136              1951    -815     1325
COOLING TOTAL     231               295     -64      271
 SINCE 1/1        575               454     121      467
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  05/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

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