720  
CDUS44 KLCH 162216  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
516 PM CDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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 77 305 PM 94 2015 81 -4 89  
MINIMUM 63 746 AM 39 1901 60 3 68  
AVERAGE 70 70 0 79  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.54 1971 0.19 -0.19 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.98 2.53 -1.55 0.04  
SINCE SEP 1 1.31 7.25 -5.94 3.53  
SINCE JAN 1 54.15 47.87 6.28 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 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 5 6 -1 14  
MONTH TO DATE 236 128 108 178  
SINCE SEP 1 685 555 130 700  
SINCE JAN 1 3186 2816 370 3089    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 17.4  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 79 1200 AM  
LOWEST 29 300 PM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 92 2006  
1936  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 38 1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE 711 AM CDT SUNSET 636 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE 712 AM CDT SUNSET 635 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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