Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
1015 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   02/28/1932
 LOW                3   02/13/1899
HIGHEST            76   02/09        MM      MM       80  02/20
                        02/01
LOWEST             27   02/24        MM      MM       25  02/13
                        02/18
                        02/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              63.0    -4.8     59.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.7              41.0    -5.3     39.3
MEAN             47.0              52.0    -5.0     49.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               4.9     5.1        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.11   1896
 MINIMUM         0.46   2000
TOTALS           1.39              4.46   -3.07     4.66
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.16   -0.11     0.18
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM       11
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   02/25 TO 02/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.3
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM      4.8
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   02/28 TO 02/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     497               374     123      447
 SINCE 7/1       1851              1665     186     2016
COOLING TOTAL       1                11     -10       11
 SINCE 1/1          1                17     -16       11
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  02/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/340    DATE  02/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     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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