Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
332 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         82    145 PM  90    1971  79      3       83
  MINIMUM         62    230 AM  44    1917  60      2       58
  AVERAGE         72                        70      2       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          3.33 1952   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.81                      2.50  -1.69     4.38
  SINCE MAR 1      2.88                      6.16  -3.28     6.55
  SINCE JAN 1      9.67                     14.85  -5.18    23.14

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      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      0.1                       0.1    0.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   49                        42      7       58
  SINCE MAR 1    299                       204     95      271
  SINCE JUL 1   1950                      1486    464     1240

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         6      1        6
  MONTH TO DATE   74                        93    -19       81
  SINCE MAR 1     87                       142    -55      112
  SINCE JAN 1    102                       165    -63      142
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   80        88      1958
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        37      1910


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 PM CDT
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE   635 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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