083  
CDUS44 KLCH 022249  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
449 PM CST TUE MAR 02 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 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 56 12:25 AM 85 1932 69 -13 76  
MINIMUM 47 1:15 PM 25 1980 50 -3 64  
AVERAGE 52 59 -7 70  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.50 4.15 1979 0.14 0.36 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.50 0.28 0.22 T  
SINCE MAR 1 0.50 0.28 0.22 T  
SINCE JAN 1 6.20 10.40 -4.20 10.17  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 0.0 MM 0.0 MM 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 13 7 6 0  
MONTH TO DATE 13 14 -1 3  
SINCE MAR 1 13 14 -1 3  
SINCE JUL 1 1269 1244 25 1058  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 5  
MONTH TO DATE 3 2 1 5  
SINCE MAR 1 3 2 1 5  
SINCE JAN 1 44 34 10 59    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (40)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 80 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 87  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 83 1909  
1923  
1938  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 50 22 1980  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 2 2021.........SUNRISE 6:33 AM CST SUNSET 6:08 PM CST  
MARCH 3 2021.........SUNRISE 6:31 AM CST SUNSET 6:09 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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