Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
352 AM CDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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   03/16/1955
 LOW               19   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            86   03/19        MM      MM       86  03/23
LOWEST             38   03/14        MM      MM       42  03/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.5              72.5     2.0     76.3
AVG. MINIMUM     53.7              51.3     2.4     56.7
MEAN             64.1              61.9     2.2     66.5
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        11.57   1973
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           2.25              3.77   -1.52     2.69
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.12   -0.05     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   03/29 TO 03/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.4                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     110               148     -38       71
 SINCE 7/1       1293              1364     -71      700
COOLING TOTAL      91                52      39      125
 SINCE 1/1        214                83     131      260
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/360    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/340    DATE  03/29

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)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4        MIXED PRECIP              0
HEAVY RAIN                3        RAIN                      5
LIGHT RAIN               10        FREEZING RAIN             0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0        HAIL                      0
HEAVY SNOW                0        SNOW                      0
LIGHT SNOW                0        SLEET                     0
FOG                      14        FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     6
HAZE                      2

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

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