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CDUS44 KLCH 162209  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
409 PM CST SAT DEC 16 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 16 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 61 253 PM 81 1971 63 -2 72  
MINIMUM 41 224 AM 22 1943 44 -3 41  
AVERAGE 51 54 -3 57  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.37 1959 0.15 -0.15 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 2.24 2.35 -0.11 8.75  
SINCE DEC 1 2.24 2.35 -0.11 8.75  
SINCE JAN 1 73.19 55.16 18.03 71.57  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 0.0 MM 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 2.1 0.0 2.1 0.0  
SINCE DEC 1 2.1 0.0 2.1 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 2.1 0.0 2.1 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 14 12 2 8  
MONTH TO DATE 201 171 30 162  
SINCE DEC 1 201 171 30 162  
SINCE JUL 1 349 378 -29 256  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 6 16 -10 10  
SINCE DEC 1 6 16 -10 10  
SINCE JAN 1 3165 2805 360 3209    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (120)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (90)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.2  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 1200 AM  
LOWEST 36 100 PM  
AVERAGE 63  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 63 82 1924  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 24 1972  
1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE 702 AM CST SUNSET 515 PM CST  
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE 703 AM CST SUNSET 516 PM CST  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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