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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
545 PM CDT MON APR 23 2018


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         75    227 PM  90    2006  81     -6       70
                                      1925
  MINIMUM         52    406 AM  41    1927  61     -9       56
  AVERAGE         64                        71     -7       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.10 1952   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.51                      2.95  -2.44     4.85
  SINCE MAR 1      3.11                      6.74  -3.63     6.63
  SINCE JAN 1      9.84                     16.86  -7.02    10.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      2.0                       T      2.0      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            1                         1      0        2
  MONTH TO DATE   67                        38     29        2
  SINCE MAR 1    180                       188     -8       62
  SINCE JUL 1   1370                      1418    -48      639

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         6     -6        0
  MONTH TO DATE   42                       108    -66      210
  SINCE MAR 1    132                       171    -39      369
  SINCE JAN 1    252                       203     49      553
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


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   100           400 AM
 LOWEST     49           100 PM
 AVERAGE    75

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        90      2006
                                             1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        42      1910


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 23 2018.........SUNRISE   632 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 PM CDT
APRIL 24 2018.........SUNRISE   631 AM CDT   SUNSET   741 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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