Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
951 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              98   05/31/1998
                        05/30/1998
                        05/31/1977
 LOW               42   05/03/1929
HIGHEST            90   05/28        MM      MM       MM  MM
LOWEST             60   05/02        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.9              86.3    -0.4       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     68.1              66.9     1.2       MM
MEAN             77.0              76.6     0.4       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               6.8    -5.8       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        22.24   1907
 MINIMUM         0.19   1998
TOTALS           8.46              4.78    3.68       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.27              0.15    0.12       MM
DAYS >= .01        16               8.2     7.8       MM
DAYS >= .10        12               5.5     6.5       MM
DAYS >= .50         7               2.8     4.2       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.4     1.6       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.29   05/30 TO 05/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0       MM
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1       MM
 SINCE 7/1       1529              1420     109       MM
COOLING TOTAL     381               360      21       MM
 SINCE 1/1        692               614      78       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/330    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

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

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