657  
CDUS44 KLCH 160010  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
710 PM CDT MON MAR 15 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0700 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 83 2:00 PM 86 1921 72 11 84  
2008  
MINIMUM 71 MM 30 1924 52 19 66  
AVERAGE 77 62 15 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY MM 1.97 1972 0.12 MM 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.66 1.97 -1.31 0.70  
SINCE MAR 1 0.66 1.97 -1.31 0.70  
SINCE JAN 1 6.36 12.09 -5.73 10.87  
 
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 5 -5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 64 91 -27 31  
SINCE MAR 1 64 91 -27 31  
SINCE JUL 1 1320 1321 -1 1086  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 12 2 10 10  
MONTH TO DATE 48 24 24 62  
SINCE MAR 1 48 24 24 62  
SINCE JAN 1 89 56 33 116    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (200)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 87 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 89 1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 31 1913  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 15 2021.........SUNRISE 7:17 AM CDT SUNSET 7:17 PM CDT  
MARCH 16 2021.........SUNRISE 7:16 AM CDT SUNSET 7:17 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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