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CDUS44 KLCH 092203  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
503 PM CDT MON OCT 9 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 9 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 87 1028 AM 95 1912 83 4 81  
MINIMUM 77 503 AM 39 1921 62 15 53  
AVERAGE 82 72 10 67  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.68 1.39 2002 0.15 0.53 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.98 1.33 -0.35 0.04  
SINCE SEP 1 1.31 6.05 -4.74 3.53  
SINCE JAN 1 54.15 46.67 7.48 68.62  
 
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 SEP 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE SEP 1 0 1 -1 0  
SINCE JUL 1 0 1 -1 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 17 8 9 2  
MONTH TO DATE 136 80 56 100  
SINCE SEP 1 585 507 78 622  
SINCE JAN 1 3086 2768 318 3011    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (330)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 1.2  
 
 
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  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 100 AM  
LOWEST 80 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 90  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 83 93 1931  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 62 36 1917  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 9 2017.......SUNRISE 706 AM CDT SUNSET 643 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 10 2017.......SUNRISE 707 AM CDT SUNSET 642 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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