496  
CDUS44 KLCH 312214  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
514 PM CDT WED MAR 31 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 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 81 1:30 PM 87 1946 76 5 77  
MINIMUM 56 3:59 PM 31 1987 55 1 53  
AVERAGE 69 65 4 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.15 2.15 1935 0.11 0.04 0.10  
MONTH TO DATE 3.31 3.79 -0.48 3.09  
SINCE MAR 1 3.31 3.79 -0.48 3.09  
SINCE JAN 1 9.01 13.91 -4.90 13.26  
 
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 3 -3 0  
MONTH TO DATE 118 150 -32 32  
SINCE MAR 1 118 150 -32 32  
SINCE JUL 1 1374 1380 -6 1087  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 4 3 1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 99 63 36 193  
SINCE MAR 1 99 63 36 193  
SINCE JAN 1 140 95 45 247    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 30 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (360)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 42 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (350)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 69 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 81  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 76 87 1908  
1935  
1939  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 55 35 1937  
1942  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 31 2021.........SUNRISE 6:58 AM CDT SUNSET 7:26 PM CDT  
APRIL 1 2021.........SUNRISE 6:57 AM CDT SUNSET 7:27 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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