Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
454 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE ALEXANDRIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2019

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   04/21/1987
                        04/20/1987
                        04/19/1987
 LOW               18   04/05/2019
HIGHEST            85   04/30        MM      MM       86  04/29
                        04/29
                        04/10
LOWEST             31   04/02        MM      MM       37  04/16
                        04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.2              78.1    -1.9     75.4
AVG. MINIMUM     54.3              54.5    -0.2     50.2
MEAN             65.2              66.3    -1.1     62.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               0.1     1.9        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.76   1991
 MINIMUM         0.38   1930
TOTALS           8.86              4.55    4.31     3.42
DAILY AVG.       0.30              0.15    0.15     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .10         9                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         6                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        4                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.85   04/07 TO 04/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM      2.9
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   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      70                67       3      112
 SINCE 7/1       1849              1947     -98     1875
COOLING TOTAL      84               106     -22       55
 SINCE 1/1        138               159     -21      185
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/250    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/230    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             8          MIXED PRECIP             0
HEAVY RAIN               8          RAIN                     9
LIGHT RAIN              11          FREEZING RAIN            0
LT FREEZING RAIN         0          HAIL                     0
HEAVY SNOW               0          SNOW                     0
LIGHT SNOW               0          SLEET                    0
FOG                     18          FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    2
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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