716  
CDUS44 KLCH 242229  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
528 PM CDT TUE APR 24 2018  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 2018
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 81 358 PM 90 2006 81 0 82  
1955  
MINIMUM 56 510 AM 42 1910 61 -5 54  
AVERAGE 69 71 -2 68  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.72 1953 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.51 3.09 -2.58 4.85  
SINCE MAR 1 3.11 6.88 -3.77 6.63  
SINCE JAN 1 9.84 17.00 -7.16 10.15  
 
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 MAR 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 2.0 T 2.0 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 67 38 29 2  
SINCE MAR 1 180 188 -8 62  
SINCE JUL 1 1370 1418 -48 639  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 4 7 -3 3  
MONTH TO DATE 46 115 -69 213  
SINCE MAR 1 136 178 -42 372  
SINCE JAN 1 256 210 46 556    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (330)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.3  
 
 
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 100 300 AM  
LOWEST 42 100 PM  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 82 92 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 45 1968  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 24 2018.........SUNRISE 631 AM CDT SUNSET 741 PM CDT  
APRIL 25 2018.........SUNRISE 630 AM CDT SUNSET 742 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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