Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
323 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   10/23/1933
 LOW               27   10/31/1917
HIGHEST            91   10/02        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             49   10/25        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.2              81.0     2.2       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     59.8              59.7     0.1       MM
MEAN             71.5              70.3     1.2       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.9     0.1       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        15.65   1985
 MINIMUM         0.00   1963
                        1924
TOTALS           2.13              5.23   -3.10       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.17   -0.10       MM
DAYS >= .01         6               7.9    -1.9       MM
DAYS >= .10         4               5.3    -1.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         1               2.7    -1.7       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.7    -0.7       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   10/13 TO 10/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                35     -30       MM
 SINCE 7/1          5                36     -31       MM
COOLING TOTAL     214               201      13       MM
 SINCE 1/1       2724              2889    -165       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/250    DATE  10/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/250    DATE  10/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                6     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      5
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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