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CDUS44 KLCH 180128  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
828 PM CDT WED MAR 17 2021  
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0800 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1895 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 81 10:30 AM 84 1982 72 9 81  
MINIMUM 71 3:10 PM 29 1913 52 19 68  
AVERAGE 76 62 14 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.23 3.60 1987 0.11 0.12 0.81  
MONTH TO DATE 0.60 2.01 -1.41 1.58  
SINCE MAR 1 0.60 2.01 -1.41 1.58  
SINCE JAN 1 5.75 10.70 -4.95 10.70  
 
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 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 5 -5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 53 109 -56 29  
SINCE MAR 1 53 109 -56 29  
SINCE JUL 1 1314 1391 -77 970  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 11 2 9 10  
MONTH TO DATE 73 21 52 87  
SINCE MAR 1 73 21 52 87  
SINCE JAN 1 114 44 70 138    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (160)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 39 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (190)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 94 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 71 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 83  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 72 85 1907  
1908  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 30 1913  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 17 2021.........SUNRISE 7:20 AM CDT SUNSET 7:23 PM CDT  
MARCH 18 2021.........SUNRISE 7:19 AM CDT SUNSET 7:23 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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