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CDUS44 KLCH 202210  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
510 PM CDT FRI OCT 20 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 20 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 79 334 PM 91 1926 80 -1 88  
MINIMUM 67 711 AM 33 1989 58 9 66  
AVERAGE 73 69 4 77  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.79 1902 0.20 -0.20 0.06  
MONTH TO DATE 0.98 3.30 -2.32 0.49  
SINCE SEP 1 1.31 8.02 -6.71 3.98  
SINCE JAN 1 54.15 48.64 5.51 69.07  
 
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 1 11 -10 0  
SINCE SEP 1 1 12 -11 0  
SINCE JUL 1 1 12 -11 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 8 6 2 12  
MONTH TO DATE 250 152 98 234  
SINCE SEP 1 699 579 120 756  
SINCE JAN 1 3200 2840 360 3145    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (110)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.2  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 500 AM  
LOWEST 69 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 85  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 92 1936  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 35 1917  
 
 
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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