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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
417 PM CST FRI DEC 15 2017


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         53    340 PM  81    1995  63    -10       56
  MINIMUM         47   1020 AM  24    1914  44      3       41
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         50                        54     -4       49

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          4.38 1986   0.15  -0.15      T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.24                      2.20   0.04     8.74
  SINCE DEC 1      2.24                      2.20   0.04     8.74
  SINCE JAN 1     73.19                     55.01  18.18    71.56

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0     MM
  MONTH TO DATE    2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE DEC 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      2.1                       0.0    2.1      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           15                        12      3       16
  MONTH TO DATE  185                       159     26      154
  SINCE DEC 1    185                       159     26      154
  SINCE JUL 1    333                       366    -33      248

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    6                        15     -9       10
  SINCE DEC 1      6                        15     -9       10
  SINCE JAN 1   3165                      2804    361     3209
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (30)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48           200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        81      1971
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        22      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2017......SUNRISE   702 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   702 AM CST   SUNSET   515 PM CST


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




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