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 ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              93   03/21/1907
 LOW               22   03/04/2002
                        03/04/1943
HIGHEST            84   03/17        MM      MM       85  03/21
                                                          03/28
LOWEST             38   03/14        MM      MM       34  03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.3              70.8     2.5     74.3
AVG. MINIMUM     51.7              47.7     4.0     53.6
MEAN             62.5              59.2     3.3     64.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.52   1922
 MINIMUM         0.51   1966
TOTALS           9.58              5.05    4.53     2.15
DAILY AVG.       0.31              0.16    0.15     0.07
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.64   03/28 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.9                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     141               215     -74      129
 SINCE 7/1       1763              1880    -117     1105
COOLING TOTAL      71                36      35      105
 SINCE 1/1        130                53      77      187
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/350    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7    MIXED PRECIP              0
HEAVY RAIN                6    RAIN                      8
LIGHT RAIN               13    FREEZING RAIN             0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0    HAIL                      0
HEAVY SNOW                0    SNOW                      0
LIGHT SNOW                0    SLEET                     0
FOG                      16    FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     1
HAZE                      5

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

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