606  
CDUS44 KLCH 090052  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
752 PM CDT THU APR 08 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 8 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0700 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 83 3:00 PM 93 1910 78 5 86  
MINIMUM 58 MM 33 1939 57 1 73  
AVERAGE 71 67 4 80  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.84 3.25 1921 0.12 0.72 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.86 0.93 -0.07 0.10  
SINCE MAR 1 4.17 4.72 -0.55 3.19  
SINCE JAN 1 9.87 14.84 -4.97 13.36  
 
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 2 -2 0  
MONTH TO DATE 35 19 16 5  
SINCE MAR 1 153 169 -16 37  
SINCE JUL 1 1409 1399 10 1092  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 6 4 2 15  
MONTH TO DATE 17 30 -13 49  
SINCE MAR 1 114 93 21 242  
SINCE JAN 1 155 125 30 296    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 31 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (300)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 6:00 AM  
LOWEST 27 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 64  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 78 89 1933  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 57 35 1916  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 8 2021.........SUNRISE 6:49 AM CDT SUNSET 7:31 PM CDT  
APRIL 9 2021.........SUNRISE 6:47 AM CDT SUNSET 7:32 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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