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CDUS44 KLCH 232219  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
519 PM CDT TUE MAR 23 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 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 71 5:59 AM 88 1929 74 -3 82  
1935  
MINIMUM 61 11:37 AM 32 1914 53 8 70  
1915  
1955  
AVERAGE 66 64 2 76  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 1.82 2.59 1969 0.11 1.71 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 2.93 2.84 0.09 2.96  
SINCE MAR 1 2.93 2.84 0.09 2.96  
SINCE JAN 1 8.63 12.96 -4.33 13.13  
 
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 0 4 -4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 113 125 -12 32  
SINCE MAR 1 113 125 -12 32  
SINCE JUL 1 1369 1355 14 1087  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 1 2 -1 11  
MONTH TO DATE 68 40 28 116  
SINCE MAR 1 68 40 28 116  
SINCE JAN 1 109 72 37 170    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (300)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 38 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.0  
 
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 93 12:00 PM  
LOWEST 68 12:00 AM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 74 86 1907  
1910  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 54 30 1915  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 23 2021.........SUNRISE 7:08 AM CDT SUNSET 7:22 PM CDT  
MARCH 24 2021.........SUNRISE 7:07 AM CDT SUNSET 7:22 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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