Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
603 PM CST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              89   12/03/1912
 LOW               11   12/23/1989
HIGHEST            81   12/02        MM      MM       81  12/05
LOWEST             34   12/11        MM      MM       29  12/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.9              63.5     1.4     63.0
AVG. MINIMUM     47.0              44.1     2.9     44.5
MEAN             56.0              53.8     2.2     53.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.3    -3.3        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.27   1967
 MINIMUM         2.02   2000
TOTALS           7.04              4.68    2.36     4.90
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.15    0.08     0.16
DAYS >= .01        12               9.7     2.3       11
DAYS >= .10         8               6.3     1.7        9
DAYS >= .50         4               2.8     1.2        5
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.4     2.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.29   12/08 TO 12/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      2.1
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      2.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     275               367     -92      367
 SINCE 7/1        514               574     -60      515
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  12/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/160    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
  0
  9
  0
  0
  0
  0
  7
HAZE                      3

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

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