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CDUS44 KLCH 030901  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
259 AM CST TUE MAR 3 2015  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 2015
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 64 1228 AM 85 1932 69 -5 76  
MINIMUM 53 1159 PM 25 1980 50 3 63  
AVERAGE 59 59 0 70  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.05 4.15 1979 0.14 -0.09 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 1.48 0.28 1.20 0.01  
SINCE MAR 1 1.48 0.28 1.20 0.01  
SINCE JAN 1 8.58 10.40 -1.82 7.26  
 
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 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 T 0.0 0.8  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 6 7 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 6 14 -8 0  
SINCE MAR 1 6 14 -8 0  
SINCE JUL 1 1449 1244 205 1660  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 1 -1 5  
MONTH TO DATE 1 2 -1 9  
SINCE MAR 1 1 2 -1 9  
SINCE JAN 1 6 34 -28 23    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 13 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 400 AM  
LOWEST 93 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 97  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 83 1938  
1923  
1909  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 50 22 1980  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 3 2015.........SUNRISE 632 AM CST SUNSET 608 PM CST  
MARCH 4 2015.........SUNRISE 631 AM CST SUNSET 609 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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