Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
935 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/21/1987
                        04/20/1987
                        04/19/1987
 LOW               31   04/07/1971
HIGHEST            88   04/29        MM      MM       MM  MM
                        04/28
                        04/26
LOWEST             41   04/03        MM      MM       MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.7              78.1     0.6       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     58.0              54.5     3.5       MM
MEAN             68.3              66.3     2.0       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.76   1991
 MINIMUM         0.38   1930
TOTALS           3.45              4.55   -1.10       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.15   -0.03       MM
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.63   04/12 TO 04/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                67     -41       MM
 SINCE 7/1       1325              1947    -622       MM
COOLING TOTAL     134               106      28       MM
 SINCE 1/1        196               159      37       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/170    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/150    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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