160  
CDUS44 KLCH 202210  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
510 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 20 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 77 1119 AM 91 1927 80 -3 83  
MINIMUM 69 202 AM 32 1989 58 11 67  
1917  
AVERAGE 73 69 4 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.07 2.16 1949 0.18 -0.11 T  
MONTH TO DATE 3.25 2.99 0.26 0.25  
SINCE SEP 1 3.88 8.25 -4.37 3.69  
SINCE JAN 1 67.64 46.47 21.17 59.60  
 
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 11 -11 0  
SINCE SEP 1 0 12 -12 0  
SINCE JUL 1 0 12 -12 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 8 5 3 10  
MONTH TO DATE 253 146 107 226  
SINCE SEP 1 702 557 145 738  
SINCE JAN 1 3028 2686 342 3065    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (130)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.8  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
RAIN  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 90 100 AM  
LOWEST 64 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 77  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 91 1941  
1899  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 32 1917  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 20 2017.......SUNRISE 718 AM CDT SUNSET 636 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE 719 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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