343  
CDUS44 KLCH 312205  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
504 PM CDT TUE OCT 31 2017  
 
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 31 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 78 1148 AM 88 1971 77 1 85  
1937  
1927  
MINIMUM 58 1203 AM 30 1993 55 3 58  
AVERAGE 68 66 2 72  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 4.58 2015 0.17 -0.17 T  
MONTH TO DATE 4.15 4.90 -0.75 0.27  
SINCE SEP 1 4.78 10.16 -5.38 3.71  
SINCE JAN 1 68.54 48.38 20.16 59.62  
 
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 3 -3 0  
MONTH TO DATE 37 34 3 6  
SINCE SEP 1 37 36 1 6  
SINCE JUL 1 37 36 1 6  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 3 4 -1 7  
MONTH TO DATE 278 193 85 273  
SINCE SEP 1 727 604 123 785  
SINCE JAN 1 3053 2733 320 3112    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (130)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 700 AM  
LOWEST 50 1200 PM  
AVERAGE 74  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 76 92 1900  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 55 32 1993  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 31 2017.......SUNRISE 726 AM CDT SUNSET 626 PM CDT  
NOVEMBER 1 2017......SUNRISE 727 AM CDT SUNSET 625 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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