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CDUS44 KLCH 162317  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
617 PM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0600 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 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 72 11:12 AM 92 1894 79 -7 76  
MINIMUM 60 5:23 AM 38 1928 59 1 43  
AVERAGE 66 69 -3 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 1.04 2.51 1957 0.14 0.90 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 6.58 1.97 4.61 0.43  
SINCE MAR 1 9.89 5.76 4.13 3.52  
SINCE JAN 1 15.59 15.88 -0.29 13.69  
 
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 0.5 T 0.5 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 5  
MONTH TO DATE 35 31 4 29  
SINCE MAR 1 153 181 -28 61  
SINCE JUL 1 1409 1411 -2 1116  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 1 5 -4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 50 68 -18 71  
SINCE MAR 1 147 131 16 264  
SINCE JAN 1 188 163 25 318    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 29 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (300)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 41 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (320)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 76 11:00 AM  
AVERAGE 87  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 93 2006  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 41 1928  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 16 2021.........SUNRISE 6:40 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 PM CDT  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:38 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 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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