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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
352 AM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/30/1946
                        03/22/1910
 LOW               23   03/04/2002
                        03/06/1989
HIGHEST            87   03/19        MM      MM       85  03/22
                                                          03/23
LOWEST             41   03/13        MM      MM       42  03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.8              71.8     4.0     77.8
AVG. MINIMUM     55.9              52.2     3.7     58.1
MEAN             65.8              62.0     3.8     68.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.73   1926
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           1.72              3.53   -1.81     8.86
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.11   -0.05     0.29
DAYS >= .01         5               7.4    -2.4        7
DAYS >= .10         4               4.9    -0.9        6
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91   03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         3.1                 T     3.1       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      75               148     -73       54
 SINCE 7/1       1190              1361    -171      609
COOLING TOTAL     108                55      53      153
 SINCE 1/1        213                81     132      347
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/160    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/160    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5            MIXED PRECIP              0
HEAVY RAIN                3            RAIN                      3
LIGHT RAIN               10            FREEZING RAIN             0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0            HAIL                      0
HEAVY SNOW                0            SNOW                      0
LIGHT SNOW                0            SLEET                     0
FOG                      13            FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     0
HAZE                      1

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

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