Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
000
CXUS54 KLCH 011049
CLMLCH


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
454 AM CDT WED MAY 1 2019

...................................

...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/28/1987
 LOW               30   04/13/1913
                        04/11/1913
HIGHEST            88   04/09        MM      MM       85  04/30
LOWEST             38   04/02        MM      MM       41  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.9              77.9     0.0     76.7
AVG. MINIMUM     59.0              58.2     0.8     54.5
MEAN             68.5              68.1     0.4     65.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        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        15.30   1940
 MINIMUM         0.11   2010
TOTALS          11.73              3.33    8.40     3.36
DAILY AVG.       0.39              0.11    0.28     0.11
DAYS >= .01         7               6.6     0.4        5
DAYS >= .10         6               3.8     2.2        5
DAYS >= .50         4               1.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.42   04/04 TO 04/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      2.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      36                45      -9       57
 SINCE 7/1       1227              1489    -262     1299
COOLING TOTAL     146               136      10       84
 SINCE 1/1        233               208      25      289
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/220    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/230    DATE  04/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             5           MIXED PRECIP             0
HEAVY RAIN               6           RAIN                     6
LIGHT RAIN              11           FREEZING RAIN            0
LT FREEZING RAIN         0           HAIL                     0
HEAVY SNOW               0           SNOW                     0
LIGHT SNOW               0           SLEET                    0
FOG                     12           FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE    2
HAZE                     4

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

$$



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.