Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
545 PM CDT SUN APR 22 2018


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 22 2018...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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   1008 AM  90    1911  79     -5       85
  MINIMUM         65    323 PM  42    1931  60      5       61
  AVERAGE         70                        70      0       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            1.06          4.12 1926   0.11   0.95      T
  MONTH TO DATE    3.36                      2.39   0.97     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      5.79                      6.05  -0.26     6.62
  SINCE JAN 1     18.38                     14.74   3.64    13.57

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      2.2                       0.1    2.1       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   57                        41     16        3
  SINCE MAR 1    143                       203    -60       80
  SINCE JUL 1   1299                      1485   -186      738

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         5      0        8
  MONTH TO DATE   59                        87    -28      134
  SINCE MAR 1    162                       136     26      242
  SINCE JAN 1    264                       159    105      373
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     68           200 PM
 AVERAGE    84

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   79        90      1971
                                             1906
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        44      1917


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 22 2018.........SUNRISE   638 AM CDT   SUNSET   745 PM CDT
APRIL 23 2018.........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   745 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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