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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
951 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/22/1915
                        05/31/1911
                        05/30/1911
 LOW               42   05/04/2013
HIGHEST            89   05/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        05/21
LOWEST             59   05/01        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.4              84.6     0.8       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     68.9              66.6     2.3       MM
MEAN             77.1              75.6     1.5       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.6    -2.6       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        20.71   1980
 MINIMUM         0.04   1998
TOTALS           6.56              5.20    1.36       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.17    0.04       MM
DAYS >= .01        10               7.7     2.3       MM
DAYS >= .10         8               5.2     2.8       MM
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.7     1.3       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.78   05/27 TO 05/27
                        05/26 TO 05/27
                        05/27 TO 05/27

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     385               330      55       MM
 SINCE 1/1        644               538     106       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/020    DATE  05/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  05/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

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