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CDUS44 KLCH 202204  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
504 PM CDT SAT MAR 20 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 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 59 3:59 PM 87 1908 73 -14 82  
MINIMUM 50 7:56 AM 24 1923 53 -3 65  
AVERAGE 55 63 -8 74  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 2.67 1985 0.10 -0.10 0.31  
MONTH TO DATE 1.11 2.51 -1.40 2.96  
SINCE MAR 1 1.11 2.51 -1.40 2.96  
SINCE JAN 1 6.81 12.63 -5.82 13.13  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 0.0 MM 0.0 MM 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 10 4 6 0  
MONTH TO DATE 100 113 -13 31  
SINCE MAR 1 100 113 -13 31  
SINCE JUL 1 1356 1343 13 1086  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 9  
MONTH TO DATE 67 34 33 101  
SINCE MAR 1 67 34 33 101  
SINCE JAN 1 108 66 42 155    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (30)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 71 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 61  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 74 88 1907  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 53 31 1965  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 20 2021.........SUNRISE 7:11 AM CDT SUNSET 7:20 PM CDT  
MARCH 21 2021.........SUNRISE 7:10 AM CDT SUNSET 7:20 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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