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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
402 AM CDT SAT SEP 2 2017

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017

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            97   08/19        MM      MM       98  08/07
                                                          08/04
LOWEST             68   08/29        MM      MM       71  08/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.0              93.2    -4.2     92.2
AVG. MINIMUM     72.8              71.7     1.1     73.8
MEAN             80.9              82.5    -1.6     83.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     18              25.1    -7.1       25
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.44   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   2000
TOTALS           9.85              3.50    6.35    10.35
DAILY AVG.       0.32              0.11    0.21     0.33
DAYS >= .01        17                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10        12                MM      MM       14
DAYS >= .50         7                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= 1.00        4                MM      MM        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.65   08/28 TO 08/28

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     485               541     -56      566
 SINCE 1/1       2029              1987      42     2103
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/200    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/220    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

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

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