Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
345 AM CDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/16/1955
 LOW               19   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            83   03/17        MM      MM       84  03/20
                                                          03/17
LOWEST             36   03/21        MM      MM       30  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.2              72.5     2.7     75.4
AVG. MINIMUM     56.9              51.3     5.6     55.3
MEAN             66.0              61.9     4.1     65.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.57   1973
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           3.72              3.77   -0.05     3.88
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.12    0.00     0.13
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.07   03/10 TO 03/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM        T
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   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      65               148     -83       72
 SINCE 7/1        981              1364    -383     1415
COOLING TOTAL     105                52      53       92
 SINCE 1/1        115                83      32       96
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/150    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/140    DATE  03/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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