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

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              93   04/17/2006
                        04/28/1987
                        04/21/1987
 LOW               32   04/13/1940
HIGHEST            87   04/29        MM      MM       85  04/29
                        04/09
LOWEST             38   04/01        MM      MM       41  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.2              79.3    -0.1     76.1
AVG. MINIMUM     58.8              58.7     0.1     53.6
MEAN             69.0              69.0     0.0     64.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        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        15.57   1979
 MINIMUM         0.45   1987
TOTALS           4.90              3.93    0.97     4.43
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.13    0.03     0.15
DAYS >= .01         8               6.9     1.1        7
DAYS >= .10         4               4.3    -0.3        6
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.36   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      2.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      36                39      -3       67
 SINCE 7/1       1213              1419    -206     1370
COOLING TOTAL     166               159       7       71
 SINCE 1/1        279               254      25      281
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/160    DATE  04/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             5           MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               4           RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN              10           FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN         0           HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               0           SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               0           SLEET                      0
FOG                     14           FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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