718  
CDUS44 KLCH 162216  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
516 PM CDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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 78 311 PM 93 1947 81 -3 87  
1916  
MINIMUM 63 718 AM 43 1943 59 4 68  
1939  
AVERAGE 71 70 1 78  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.71 2006 0.17 -0.17 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 3.18 2.27 0.91 0.13  
SINCE SEP 1 3.81 7.53 -3.72 3.57  
SINCE JAN 1 67.57 45.75 21.82 59.48  
 
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 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 7 -7 0  
SINCE SEP 1 0 8 -8 0  
SINCE JUL 1 0 8 -8 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 6 6 0 13  
MONTH TO DATE 236 124 112 177  
SINCE SEP 1 685 535 150 689  
SINCE JAN 1 3011 2664 347 3016    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 18.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 73 1200 AM  
LOWEST 29 300 PM  
AVERAGE 51  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 93 1915  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 40 1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE 716 AM CDT SUNSET 641 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE 716 AM CDT SUNSET 639 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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