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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
505 PM CDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         80    354 PM  95    1952  84     -4       84
  MINIMUM         59    609 AM  44    2013  64     -5       61
                                      1954
                                      1921
  AVERAGE         70                        74     -4       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.73 1944   0.15  -0.15     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    2.47                      0.57   1.90     0.05
  SINCE MAR 1     15.02                      8.29   6.73    15.09
  SINCE JAN 1     24.15                     18.41   5.74    22.19

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         9     -4        8
  MONTH TO DATE   25                        34     -9       31
  SINCE MAR 1    327                       256     71      337
  SINCE JAN 1    337                       288     49      342
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           500 AM
 LOWEST     33           300 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        94      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        44      1954


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   621 AM CDT   SUNSET   749 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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