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

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 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              94   04/28/1987
 LOW               32   04/03/1987
HIGHEST            88   04/30        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             45   04/03        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.8              78.1     2.7       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     60.9              59.0     1.9       MM
MEAN             70.9              68.6     2.3       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2       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        15.30   1973
 MINIMUM         0.25   1943
                        1931
TOTALS           8.39              3.21    5.18       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.28              0.11    0.17       MM
DAYS >= .01        15               6.2     8.8       MM
DAYS >= .10         7               4.0     3.0       MM
DAYS >= .50         4               1.7     2.3       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.67   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      11                39     -28       MM
 SINCE 7/1        889              1400    -511       MM
COOLING TOTAL     193               146      47       MM
 SINCE 1/1        356               227     129       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/260    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/260    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      1

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

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