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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
505 PM CDT FRI AUG 17 2018


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 17 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         94    148 PM 100    2011  93      1       96
  MINIMUM         74    359 PM  63    1992  75     -1       78
  AVERAGE         84                        84      0       87

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.95          1.49 2002   0.14   0.81     0.31
  MONTH TO DATE    4.65                      2.52   2.13     6.39
  SINCE JUN 1     12.28                     15.90  -3.62    24.41
  SINCE JAN 1     27.43                     38.52 -11.09    44.96

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY           19                        19      0       22
  MONTH TO DATE  314                       323     -9      322
  SINCE JUN 1   1473                      1393     80     1342
  SINCE JAN 1   2226                      2007    219     2262
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     1.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           100 AM
 LOWEST     60           100 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   93       102      2011
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   75        66      1992


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
AUGUST 17 2018........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
AUGUST 18 2018........SUNRISE   637 AM CDT   SUNSET   746 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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