077  
CDUS44 KLCH 172206  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
506 PM CDT FRI APR 17 2015  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2015
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 82 312 PM 89 2003 78 4 65  
MINIMUM 65 603 AM 41 1999 59 6 52  
AVERAGE 74 68 6 59  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.10 5.50 1973 0.11 -0.01 T  
MONTH TO DATE 7.94 1.84 6.10 0.81  
SINCE MAR 1 14.15 5.50 8.65 2.88  
SINCE JAN 1 22.63 14.19 8.44 9.67  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 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 T 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 T 0.1 -0.1 0.1  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 6  
MONTH TO DATE 1 36 -35 49  
SINCE MAR 1 102 198 -96 299  
SINCE JUL 1 1540 1480 60 1950  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 9 5 4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 110 62 48 48  
SINCE MAR 1 167 111 56 61  
SINCE JAN 1 173 134 39 76    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (140)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 1200 AM  
LOWEST 67 200 PM  
AVERAGE 80  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 78 89 1948  
1908  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 41 1999  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 17 2015.........SUNRISE 644 AM CDT SUNSET 741 PM CDT  
APRIL 18 2015.........SUNRISE 643 AM CDT SUNSET 742 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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