911  
CDUS44 KLCH 242210  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
510 PM CDT WED MAR 24 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 24 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 3:59 PM 86 1907 74 -3 82  
1910  
MINIMUM 61 1:34 AM 30 1915 54 7 69  
AVERAGE 66 64 2 76  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.03 4.04 1976 0.12 -0.09 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 2.96 2.96 0.00 2.96  
SINCE MAR 1 2.96 2.96 0.00 2.96  
SINCE JAN 1 8.66 13.08 -4.42 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 0 4 -4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 113 129 -16 32  
SINCE MAR 1 113 129 -16 32  
SINCE JUL 1 1369 1359 10 1087  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 1 2 -1 11  
MONTH TO DATE 69 42 27 127  
SINCE MAR 1 69 42 27 127  
SINCE JAN 1 110 74 36 181    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (90)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (80)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 90 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 68 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 79  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 74 89 1899  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 54 35 1912  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 24 2021.........SUNRISE 7:07 AM CDT SUNSET 7:22 PM CDT  
MARCH 25 2021.........SUNRISE 7:05 AM CDT SUNSET 7:23 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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