441  
CDUS44 KLCH 160817  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
317 AM CDT TUE MAR 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 2021
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 84 2:27 PM 86 1921 72 12 84  
2008  
MINIMUM 71 7:36 AM 30 1924 52 19 66  
AVERAGE 78 62 16 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 1.97 1972 0.12 -0.12 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)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 13 2 11 10  
MONTH TO DATE 49 24 25 62  
SINCE MAR 1 49 24 25 62  
SINCE JAN 1 90 56 34 116    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (220)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 26 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (230)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.1  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 87 10:00 PM  
LOWEST 51 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 89 1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 31 1913  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 16 2021.........SUNRISE 7:16 AM CDT SUNSET 7:17 PM CDT  
MARCH 17 2021.........SUNRISE 7:15 AM CDT SUNSET 7:18 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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