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CDUS44 KLCH 200836  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
336 AM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 19 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 84 138 PM 93 1921 80 4 89  
MINIMUM 57 521 AM 33 1948 59 -2 70  
AVERAGE 71 69 2 80  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.14 2013 0.19 -0.19 0.39  
MONTH TO DATE 0.98 3.10 -2.12 0.43  
SINCE SEP 1 1.31 7.82 -6.51 3.92  
SINCE JAN 1 54.15 48.44 5.71 69.01  
 
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 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 1 10 -9 0  
SINCE SEP 1 1 11 -10 0  
SINCE JUL 1 1 11 -10 0  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 6 6 0 15  
MONTH TO DATE 242 146 96 222  
SINCE SEP 1 691 573 118 744  
SINCE JAN 1 3192 2834 358 3133    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 9 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (70)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (40)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.3  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 200 AM  
LOWEST 51 300 PM  
AVERAGE 76  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 91 1926  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 33 1989  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE 714 AM CDT SUNSET 631 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE 714 AM CDT SUNSET 630 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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