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


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76    429 AM  93    1901  83     -7       85
  MINIMUM         66   1135 PM  42    1925  63      3       61
  AVERAGE         71                        73     -2       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        2.30          4.45 1957   0.14   2.16     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.30                      0.14   2.16     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     14.85                      7.86   6.99    15.04
  SINCE JAN 1     23.98                     17.98   6.00    22.14

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       T      0.0       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1     71                       189   -118       86
  SINCE JUL 1    989                      1419   -430     1529

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        6                         8     -2        8
  MONTH TO DATE    6                         8     -2        8
  SINCE MAR 1    308                       230     78      314
  SINCE JAN 1    318                       262     56      319
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    94           400 AM
 LOWEST     84           500 AM
 AVERAGE    89

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   83        91      1955
                                             1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        45      1925
                                             1908


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   624 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT


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




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