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CDUS44 KLCH 010818  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
318 AM CDT THU APR 01 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 31 2021
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 81 1:30 PM 87 1946 76 5 77  
MINIMUM 53 11:59 PM 31 1987 55 -2 53  
AVERAGE 67 65 2 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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)  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 2 3 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 97 63 34 193  
SINCE MAR 1 97 63 34 193  
SINCE JAN 1 138 95 43 247    
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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 11.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 40 10:00 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 76 87 1908  
1935  
1939  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 55 35 1937  
1942  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 1 2021.........SUNRISE 6:57 AM CDT SUNSET 7:27 PM CDT  
APRIL 2 2021.........SUNRISE 6:56 AM CDT SUNSET 7:28 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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