Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
317 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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         65    256 PM  90    1925  78    -13       84
                                      1920
  MINIMUM         36R   544 AM  38    1913  58    -22       74
  AVERAGE         51                        68    -17       79

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          4.06 1957   0.11  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.81                      1.73  -0.92     4.27
  SINCE MAR 1      2.88                      5.39  -2.51     6.44
  SINCE JAN 1      9.67                     14.08  -4.41    23.03

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       14                         1     13        0
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        35      8       37
  SINCE MAR 1    293                       197     96      250
  SINCE JUL 1   1944                      1479    465     1219

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         4     -4       14
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        57     -9       57
  SINCE MAR 1     61                       106    -45       88
  SINCE JAN 1     76                       129    -53      118
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (90)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (120)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.4


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           400 AM
 LOWEST     43           100 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   78        89      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        41      1999


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   644 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 PM CDT
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   643 AM CDT   SUNSET   742 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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