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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
334 AM CDT MON MAY 21 2018


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 2018...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         91   1258 PM  93    2003  86      5       89
  MINIMUM         73   1159 PM  52    2002  68      5       76
  AVERAGE         82                        77      5       83

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          4.82 1983   0.18  -0.18     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.77                      3.14  -1.37     5.67
  SINCE MAR 1      7.56                     10.13  -2.57    13.14
  SINCE JAN 1     20.15                     18.82   1.33    20.09

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        1
  SINCE MAR 1    143                       207    -64       85
  SINCE JUL 1   1299                      1489   -190      743

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY       17                        12      5       18
  MONTH TO DATE  268                       188     80      165
  SINCE MAR 1    455                       373     82      449
  SINCE JAN 1    557                       396    161      580
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     49           100 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   86        99      2005
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        52      1981


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE   616 AM CDT   SUNSET   803 PM CDT
MAY 22 2018...........SUNRISE   615 AM CDT   SUNSET   804 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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