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 LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              94   03/30/1946
 LOW               21   03/20/1923
HIGHEST            87   03/19        MM      MM       84  03/28
LOWEST             41   03/13        MM      MM       41  03/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.9              71.4     3.5     75.2
AVG. MINIMUM     55.6              51.3     4.3     56.2
MEAN             65.3              61.4     3.9     65.7
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         9.67   1949
 MINIMUM         0.12   1955
TOTALS           2.43              3.66   -1.23     4.11
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.13
DAYS >= .01         6               7.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= .10         4               5.0    -1.0        3
DAYS >= .50         3               2.5     0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.2    -1.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   03/06 TO 03/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         2.2               0.1     2.1        0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM      0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0      0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      86               162     -76       77
 SINCE 7/1       1242              1444    -202      735
COOLING TOTAL     103                49      54      108
 SINCE 1/1        205                72     133      239
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5          MIXED PRECIP              0
HEAVY RAIN                4          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                      11          FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     0
HAZE                      1

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

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