554  
CDUS44 KLCH 242218  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
518 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 2014
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 80 242 PM 90 2006 81 -1 72  
1955  
MINIMUM 60 449 AM 42 1910 61 -1 56  
AVERAGE 70 71 -1 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.72 1953 0.14 -0.14 1.08  
MONTH TO DATE 1.89 3.09 -1.20 5.86  
SINCE MAR 1 4.74 6.88 -2.14 8.06  
SINCE JAN 1 11.99 17.00 -5.01 25.93  
 
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 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.8 T 0.8 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 0 0 1  
MONTH TO DATE 54 38 16 59  
SINCE MAR 1 289 188 101 294  
SINCE JUL 1 1949 1418 531 1304  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 5 7 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 76 115 -39 78  
SINCE MAR 1 100 178 -78 107  
SINCE JAN 1 114 210 -96 138    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (210)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 200 AM  
LOWEST 62 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 82 92 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 45 1968  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 24 2014.........SUNRISE 631 AM CDT SUNSET 741 PM CDT  
APRIL 25 2014.........SUNRISE 630 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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