Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
935 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              95   04/28/1987
 LOW               30   04/13/1913
                        04/11/1913
HIGHEST            85   04/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             43   04/03        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.8              77.9     0.9       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     60.5              58.2     2.3       MM
MEAN             69.7              68.1     1.6       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.30   1940
 MINIMUM         0.11   2010
TOTALS           9.88              3.33    6.55       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.33              0.11    0.22       MM
DAYS >= .01        11               6.6     4.4       MM
DAYS >= .10         8               3.8     4.2       MM
DAYS >= .50         6               1.9     4.1       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.1     2.9       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.34   04/30 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1       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   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      17                45     -28       MM
 SINCE 7/1       1034              1489    -455       MM
COOLING TOTAL     164               136      28       MM
 SINCE 1/1        289               208      81       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/130    DATE  04/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/130    DATE  04/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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