Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
216 AM CST WED JAN 3 2018

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   12/07/1978
                        12/02/1978
 LOW               12   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            80   12/05        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             30   12/09        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              63.7    -0.4       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     43.8              44.8    -1.0       MM
MEAN             53.5              54.3    -0.8       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               3.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.98   1982
 MINIMUM         0.72   1925
TOTALS           5.61              5.29    0.32       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.17    0.01       MM
DAYS >= .01        15               9.5     5.5       MM
DAYS >= .10        11               6.0     5.0       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               3.0     0.0       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.5    -0.5       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.21   12/05 TO 12/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            3.0   2017
TOTALS            3.0R                T     3.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         3.0                 T     3.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.0     1.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     367               355      12       MM
 SINCE 7/1        497               550     -53       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/120    DATE  12/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/120    DATE  12/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      20     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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