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CDUS44 KLCH 212208  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
508 PM CDT SUN MAR 21 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 21 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 69 3:48 PM 88 1907 74 -5 68  
MINIMUM 45 4:32 AM 31 1965 53 -8 60  
AVERAGE 57 63 -6 64  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 3.62 1949 0.11 -0.11 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.11 2.62 -1.51 2.96  
SINCE MAR 1 1.11 2.62 -1.51 2.96  
SINCE JAN 1 6.81 12.74 -5.93 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 8 4 4 1  
MONTH TO DATE 109 117 -8 32  
SINCE MAR 1 109 117 -8 32  
SINCE JUL 1 1365 1347 18 1087  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 67 36 31 101  
SINCE MAR 1 67 36 31 101  
SINCE JAN 1 108 68 40 155    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 7 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (120)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 90 7:00 AM  
LOWEST 45 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 74 87 1907  
1916  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 53 26 1915  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 21 2021.........SUNRISE 7:10 AM CDT SUNSET 7:20 PM CDT  
MARCH 22 2021.........SUNRISE 7:09 AM CDT SUNSET 7:21 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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