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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
337 AM CST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              88   01/05/1913
 LOW               12   01/24/1948
HIGHEST            75   01/31        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             31   01/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              61.4     0.3       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     40.6              42.3    -1.7       MM
MEAN             51.2              51.8    -0.6       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               4.6    -0.6       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.29   1991
 MINIMUM         0.41   2009
TOTALS           4.10              5.23   -1.13       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.17   -0.04       MM
DAYS >= .01         9               9.6    -0.6       MM
DAYS >= .10         5               6.5    -1.5       MM
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.7     0.3       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.46   01/26 TO 01/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                 T     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   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     425               417       8       MM
 SINCE 7/1        707               991    -284       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  01/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  01/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     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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