401  
CDUS44 KLCH 220811  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
311 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 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 89 1238 PM 96 2005 87 2 87  
1899  
MINIMUM 65 1159 PM 50 1954 68 -3 67  
AVERAGE 77 78 -1 77  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 3.28 1983 0.15 -0.15 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 3.95 3.07 0.88 1.82  
SINCE MAR 1 18.99 10.79 8.20 6.58  
SINCE JAN 1 26.09 20.91 5.18 13.83  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 12 13 -1 12  
MONTH TO DATE 254 222 32 163  
SINCE MAR 1 560 444 116 329  
SINCE JAN 1 565 476 89 343    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 35 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 42 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (320)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 200 AM  
LOWEST 55 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 88 97 2005  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 50 1954  
1919  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 22 2015...........SUNRISE 611 AM CDT SUNSET 759 PM CDT  
MAY 23 2015...........SUNRISE 610 AM CDT SUNSET 800 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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