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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
545 PM CDT THU APR 19 2018


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 19 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         74    334 PM  91    1987  80     -6       85
  MINIMUM         65    803 AM  40    1921  60      5       68
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         70                        70      0       77

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.55 1914   0.14  -0.14     0.20
  MONTH TO DATE    0.51                      2.40  -1.89     4.85
  SINCE MAR 1      3.11                      6.19  -3.08     6.63
  SINCE JAN 1      9.84                     16.31  -6.47    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            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   59                        34     25        0
  SINCE MAR 1    172                       184    -12       60
  SINCE JUL 1   1362                      1414    -52      637

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         6     -1       12
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        84    -41      168
  SINCE MAR 1    133                       147    -14      327
  SINCE JAN 1    253                       179     74      511
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (20)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     33           300 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   80        92      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        41      1953
                                             1901


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 19 2018.........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 PM CDT
APRIL 20 2018.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 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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