730  
CDUS44 KLCH 180833  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
333 AM CDT THU MAR 18 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 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 79 11:47 AM 85 1955 73 6 79  
MINIMUM 62 11:59 PM 29 1923 52 10 65  
AVERAGE 71 62 9 72  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.45 1.68 1996 0.11 0.34 1.65  
MONTH TO DATE 1.11 2.19 -1.08 2.65  
SINCE MAR 1 1.11 2.19 -1.08 2.65  
SINCE JAN 1 6.81 12.31 -5.50 12.82  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 T 1960 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 64 101 -37 31  
SINCE MAR 1 64 101 -37 31  
SINCE JUL 1 1320 1331 -11 1086  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 6 2 4 7  
MONTH TO DATE 67 28 39 73  
SINCE MAR 1 67 28 39 73  
SINCE JAN 1 108 60 48 127    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 30 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (210)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 43 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (220)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 90 5:00 PM  
LOWEST 70 11:00 PM  
AVERAGE 80  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 73 86 1907  
1911  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 53 31 1915  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 18 2021.........SUNRISE 7:14 AM CDT SUNSET 7:18 PM CDT  
MARCH 19 2021.........SUNRISE 7:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:19 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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