Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
550 PM CST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   01/29/1999
 LOW                9   01/11/1962
HIGHEST            74   01/21        MM      MM       80  01/16
                                                          01/13
                                                          01/12
LOWEST             17   01/17        MM      MM       23  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.1              62.7    -5.6     69.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.5              42.9    -6.4     50.3
MEAN             46.8              52.8    -6.0     60.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               0.0     3.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     14               4.7     9.3        3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.80   2013
 MINIMUM         0.69   2006
TOTALS           7.13              5.22    1.91     2.44
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.17    0.06     0.08
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM       11
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.00   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.4                MM      MM      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/16                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/16 TO 01/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     557               390     167      212
 SINCE 7/1       1104               937     167      543
COOLING TOTAL       0                12     -12       64
 SINCE 1/1          0                 9      -9       64
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/150    DATE  01/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/160    DATE  01/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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