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 BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             108   08/31/2000
 LOW                2   08/18/2007
HIGHEST            97   08/10        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        08/08
                        08/07
LOWEST             72   08/14        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.2              92.2     0.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     75.4              74.0     1.4       MM
MEAN             83.8              83.1     0.7       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              23.9    -2.9       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        17.26   1966
 MINIMUM         0.00   1999
TOTALS          10.24              5.38    4.86       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.33              0.17    0.16       MM
DAYS >= .01        15              11.1     3.9       MM
DAYS >= .10        13               6.9     6.1       MM
DAYS >= .50         6               3.1     2.9       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.7     1.3       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.23   08/13 TO 08/14

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     590               561      29       MM
 SINCE 1/1       2453              2167     286       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/070    DATE  08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/070    DATE  08/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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