497  
CDUS44 KLCH 150846  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
346 AM CDT THU APR 15 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 14 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 68 11:31 PM 88 1912 79 -11 71  
2001  
MINIMUM 61 8:20 AM 39 1909 58 3 49  
AVERAGE 65 68 -3 60  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.39 3.34 1991 0.13 0.26 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 4.96 1.69 3.27 0.43  
SINCE MAR 1 8.27 5.48 2.79 3.52  
SINCE JAN 1 13.97 15.60 -1.63 13.69  
 
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 1 -1 5  
MONTH TO DATE 35 29 6 16  
SINCE MAR 1 153 179 -26 48  
SINCE JUL 1 1409 1409 0 1103  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 5 -5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 45 58 -13 71  
SINCE MAR 1 142 121 21 264  
SINCE JAN 1 183 153 30 318    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (40)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (30)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 8:00 PM  
LOWEST 76 12:00 AM  
AVERAGE 87  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 79 89 1912  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 58 37 2008  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 15 2021.........SUNRISE 6:41 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 PM CDT  
APRIL 16 2021.........SUNRISE 6:40 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 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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