Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
513 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              94   03/30/1946
 LOW               21   03/20/1923
HIGHEST            82   03/20        MM      MM       80  03/28
                        03/17
LOWEST             29   03/06        MM      MM       31  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.6              71.4     1.2     67.1
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              51.3     2.7     47.1
MEAN             63.3              61.4     1.9     57.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               0.5     1.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.67   1949
 MINIMUM         0.12   1955
TOTALS           6.21              3.66    2.55     2.07
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.12    0.08     0.07
DAYS >= .01        13               7.7     5.3       11
DAYS >= .10         8               5.0     3.0        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.09   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.1    -0.1      0.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     101               162     -61      250
 SINCE 7/1       1539              1444      95     1901
COOLING TOTAL      57                49       8       13
 SINCE 1/1         63                72      -9       28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/020    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/010    DATE  03/05

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         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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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