240  
CDUS44 KLCH 180839  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
338 AM CDT WED OCT 18 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 17 2017
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 79 306 PM 92 2006 81 -2 89  
1936  
MINIMUM 49 626 AM 38 1943 59 -10 68  
AVERAGE 64 70 -6 79  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.45 1911 0.19 -0.19 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.98 2.72 -1.74 0.04  
SINCE SEP 1 1.31 7.44 -6.13 3.53  
SINCE JAN 1 54.15 48.06 6.09 68.62  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 1 1 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 1 8 -7 0  
SINCE SEP 1 1 9 -8 0  
SINCE JUL 1 1 9 -8 0  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 6 -6 14  
MONTH TO DATE 232 134 98 192  
SINCE SEP 1 681 561 120 714  
SINCE JAN 1 3182 2822 360 3103    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 18 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (30)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 600 AM  
LOWEST 32 200 PM  
AVERAGE 63  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 91 2016  
1972  
1947  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 36 1948  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 18 2017.......SUNRISE 712 AM CDT SUNSET 633 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 19 2017.......SUNRISE 713 AM CDT SUNSET 632 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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