200  
CDUS44 KLCH 122243  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
443 PM CST FRI MAR 12 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 12 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 80 1:46 PM 93 1911 71 9 79  
MINIMUM 65 7:27 AM 32 1948 52 13 64  
AVERAGE 73 61 12 72  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 4.07 1947 0.13 -0.13 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.66 1.61 -0.95 0.70  
SINCE MAR 1 0.66 1.61 -0.95 0.70  
SINCE JAN 1 6.36 11.73 -5.37 10.87  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM T 1993 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 0 5 -5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 64 76 -12 31  
SINCE MAR 1 64 76 -12 31  
SINCE JUL 1 1320 1306 14 1086  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 8 2 6 7  
MONTH TO DATE 21 18 3 34  
SINCE MAR 1 21 18 3 34  
SINCE JAN 1 62 50 12 88    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (160)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 52 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 90 1911  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 28 1914  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 12 2021.........SUNRISE 6:21 AM CST SUNSET 6:15 PM CST  
MARCH 13 2021.........SUNRISE 6:20 AM CST SUNSET 6:15 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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