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 NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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   04/28/1987
                        04/30/1955
 LOW               33   04/07/1971
HIGHEST            85   04/30        MM      MM       85  04/29
LOWEST             39   04/02        MM      MM       42  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.3              79.2    -1.9     76.3
AVG. MINIMUM     57.8              57.0     0.8     53.4
MEAN             67.6              68.1    -0.5     64.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.42   1979
 MINIMUM         0.10   2002
TOTALS           9.15              4.07    5.08     3.61
DAILY AVG.       0.30              0.14    0.16     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.22   04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM      2.4
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      46                44       2       65
 SINCE 7/1       1268              1408    -140     1358
COOLING TOTAL     128               137      -9       67
 SINCE 1/1        222               220       2      281
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/160    DATE  04/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/160    DATE  04/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             7           MIXED PRECIP              0
HEAVY RAIN               2           RAIN                      3
LIGHT RAIN              11           FREEZING RAIN             0
LT FREEZING RAIN         0           HAIL                      0
HEAVY SNOW               0           SNOW                      0
LIGHT SNOW               0           SLEET                     0
FOG                      5           FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     2
HAZE                     0

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

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