Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
337 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              86   01/02/1917
 LOW               11   01/18/1930
HIGHEST            78   01/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        01/21
LOWEST             30   01/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.8              62.1     1.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              43.2    -1.1       MM
MEAN             53.0              52.7     0.3       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.6    -1.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.87   1991
 MINIMUM         0.60   1971
TOTALS           3.99              5.26   -1.27       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.17   -0.04       MM
DAYS >= .01        11               9.5     1.5       MM
DAYS >= .10         8               6.7     1.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.40   01/08 TO 01/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     371               393     -22       MM
 SINCE 7/1        620               943    -323       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      1

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

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