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CDUS44 KLCH 212207  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
507 PM CDT SAT OCT 21 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 21 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 87 119 PM 92 1936 80 7 75  
MINIMUM 72 137 AM 35 1917 58 14 52  
AVERAGE 80 69 11 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.08 1.75 1898 0.19 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.06 3.49 -2.43 0.49  
SINCE SEP 1 1.39 8.21 -6.82 3.98  
SINCE JAN 1 54.23 48.83 5.40 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 1  
MONTH TO DATE 1 12 -11 1  
SINCE SEP 1 1 13 -12 1  
SINCE JUL 1 1 13 -12 1  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 15 5 10 0  
MONTH TO DATE 265 157 108 234  
SINCE SEP 1 714 584 130 756  
SINCE JAN 1 3215 2845 370 3145    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.3  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 100 AM  
LOWEST 65 100 PM  
AVERAGE 83  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 92 1939  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 36 1923  
1917  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE 714 AM CDT SUNSET 630 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 22 2017.......SUNRISE 715 AM CDT SUNSET 629 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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