045  
CDUS44 KLCH 011033  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
533 AM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 2016
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 84 332 PM 90 1981 81 3 80  
1955  
1901  
MINIMUM 68 834 AM 42 1996 62 6 55  
AVERAGE 76 72 4 68  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 3.34R 2.34 1957 0.12 3.22 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 9.88 3.33 6.55 13.18  
SINCE MAR 1 13.33 6.99 6.34 19.39  
SINCE JAN 1 18.50 15.68 2.82 27.87  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.0 MM 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 T  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.1 -0.1 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 17 44 -27 4  
SINCE MAR 1 85 207 -122 105  
SINCE JUL 1 1034 1489 -455 1543  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 11 7 4 3  
MONTH TO DATE 164 136 28 196  
SINCE MAR 1 274 185 89 253  
SINCE JAN 1 289 208 81 259    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 28 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (330)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (150)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.2  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 1000 AM  
LOWEST 63 200 PM  
AVERAGE 80  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 91 1943  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 63 46 2014  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 1 2016...........SUNRISE 629 AM CDT SUNSET 751 PM CDT  
MAY 2 2016...........SUNRISE 629 AM CDT SUNSET 751 PM CDT  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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