276  
CDUS44 KLCH 200917  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
416 AM CDT MON AUG 20 2018  
 
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 19 2018
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 92 1102 AM 100 1999 93 -1 97  
1896  
MINIMUM 78 842 PM 65 1943 75 3 76  
AVERAGE 85 84 1 87  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.34 3.80 1897 0.16 0.18 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 5.03 2.83 2.20 6.39  
SINCE JUN 1 12.66 16.21 -3.55 24.41  
SINCE JAN 1 27.81 38.83 -11.02 44.96  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 20 19 1 22  
MONTH TO DATE 354 361 -7 366  
SINCE JUN 1 1513 1431 82 1386  
SINCE JAN 1 2266 2045 221 2306    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (220)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (230)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 5.8  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 300 AM  
LOWEST 64 1000 AM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 93 102 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 75 61 1940  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
AUGUST 20 2018........SUNRISE 638 AM CDT SUNSET 744 PM CDT  
AUGUST 21 2018........SUNRISE 639 AM CDT SUNSET 743 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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