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CDUS44 KLCH 160854  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
354 AM CDT FRI APR 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 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 75 3:12 PM 89 1912 79 -4 69  
MINIMUM 62 8:15 AM 37 2008 58 4 45  
AVERAGE 69 69 0 57  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.58 2.75 1967 0.14 0.44 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 5.54 1.83 3.71 0.43  
SINCE MAR 1 8.85 5.62 3.23 3.52  
SINCE JAN 1 14.55 15.74 -1.19 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 8  
MONTH TO DATE 35 30 5 24  
SINCE MAR 1 153 180 -27 56  
SINCE JUL 1 1409 1410 -1 1111  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 4 5 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 49 63 -14 71  
SINCE MAR 1 146 126 20 264  
SINCE JAN 1 187 158 29 318    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (30)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 64 5:00 PM  
AVERAGE 82  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 79 92 1894  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 38 1928  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 16 2021.........SUNRISE 6:40 AM CDT SUNSET 7:36 PM CDT  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:38 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 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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