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CDUS44 KLCH 032204  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
404 PM CST SUN JAN 03 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 3 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 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 61 3:50 PM 79 1950 62 -1 64  
1989  
MINIMUM 34 4:53 AM 19 1928 43 -9 56  
AVERAGE 48 52 -4 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.29 1926 0.18 -0.18 0.73  
MONTH TO DATE 0.00 0.52 -0.52 1.40  
SINCE DEC 1 4.15 6.10 -1.95 3.87  
SINCE JAN 1 0.00 0.52 -0.52 1.40  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM T 1976 0.0 MM 0.0  
2018  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE DEC 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 17 13 4 5  
MONTH TO DATE 52 39 13 20  
SINCE DEC 1 403 394 9 262  
SINCE JUL 1 512 593 -81 549    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 8 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 13 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (210)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 40 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 62 81 1922  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 18 1911  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
JANUARY 3 2021.......SUNRISE 7:05 AM CST SUNSET 5:21 PM CST  
JANUARY 4 2021.......SUNRISE 7:05 AM CST SUNSET 5:21 PM CST  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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