Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
515 AM CDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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             108   08/31/2000
 LOW               54   08/14/2004
HIGHEST            98   08/07        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        08/04
LOWEST             71   08/30        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.2              93.2    -1.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     73.8              71.7     2.1       MM
MEAN             83.0              82.5     0.5       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     25              25.1    -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        10.44   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   2000
TOTALS          10.35              3.50    6.85       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.33              0.11    0.22       MM
DAYS >= .01        16                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10        14                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         8                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        4                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.20   08/13 TO 08/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL     566               541      25       MM
 SINCE 1/1       2103              1987     116       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/130    DATE  08/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/140    DATE  08/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               13     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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