454  
CDUS44 KLCH 162317  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
617 PM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0600 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1895 TO 2021  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 71 12:59 PM 90 1920 78 -7 74  
1925  
MINIMUM 63 6:20 AM 36 2014 58 5 45  
AVERAGE 67 68 -1 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.01 4.06 1957 0.11 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 3.72 1.73 1.99 0.93  
SINCE MAR 1 10.08 5.39 4.69 2.60  
SINCE JAN 1 15.23 14.08 1.15 11.72  
 
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 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 5  
MONTH TO DATE 25 35 -10 29  
SINCE MAR 1 129 197 -68 58  
SINCE JUL 1 1390 1479 -89 999  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 2 4 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 80 57 23 68  
SINCE MAR 1 192 106 86 282  
SINCE JAN 1 233 129 104 333    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (40)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 3:00 PM  
LOWEST 75 9:00 AM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 78 89 2003  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 41 1999  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 16 2021.........SUNRISE 6:44 AM CDT SUNSET 7:41 PM CDT  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:43 AM CDT SUNSET 7:42 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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