817  
CDUS44 KLCH 190026  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
726 PM CDT THU MAR 18 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 18 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 67 MM 86 1907 73 -6 81  
1911  
MINIMUM 49 MM 31 1915 53 -4 64  
AVERAGE 58 63 -5 73  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.32 1957 0.11 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.11 2.30 -1.19 2.65  
SINCE MAR 1 1.11 2.30 -1.19 2.65  
SINCE JAN 1 6.81 12.42 -5.61 12.82  
 
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 7 4 3 0  
MONTH TO DATE 80 105 -25 31  
SINCE MAR 1 80 105 -25 31  
SINCE JUL 1 1336 1335 1 1086  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 8  
MONTH TO DATE 67 30 37 81  
SINCE MAR 1 67 30 37 81  
SINCE JAN 1 108 62 46 135    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 31 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (330)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 15.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 63 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 42 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 53  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 73 87 1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 53 29 1923  
 
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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