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CDUS44 KLCH 232218  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
517 PM CDT WED MAY 23 2018  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2018
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 94 244 PM 98 1902 88 6 82  
MINIMUM 72 534 AM 54 2002 69 3 70  
2001  
AVERAGE 83 78 5 76  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 6.07 1927 0.16 -0.16 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE T 3.39 -3.39 7.42  
SINCE MAR 1 7.03 11.11 -4.08 14.73  
SINCE JAN 1 13.76 21.23 -7.47 18.25  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
TODAY 18 13 5 11  
MONTH TO DATE 337 248 89 204  
SINCE MAR 1 498 470 28 650  
SINCE JAN 1 618 502 116 834    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (250)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 16 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (260)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 400 AM  
LOWEST 38 300 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 88 97 1896  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 53 1931  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 23 2018...........SUNRISE 610 AM CDT SUNSET 800 PM CDT  
MAY 24 2018...........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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