156  
CDUS44 KLCH 172218  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
518 PM CDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1895 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 66 2:40 AM 89 2003 78 -12 81  
MINIMUM 61 11:22 AM 41 1999 59 2 56  
AVERAGE 64 68 -4 69  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.16 5.50 1973 0.11 0.05 0.04  
MONTH TO DATE 3.97 1.84 2.13 0.97  
SINCE MAR 1 10.33 5.50 4.83 2.64  
SINCE JAN 1 15.48 14.19 1.29 11.76  
 
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 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 1 1 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 26 36 -10 29  
SINCE MAR 1 130 198 -68 58  
SINCE JUL 1 1391 1480 -89 999  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 5 -5 4  
MONTH TO DATE 80 62 18 72  
SINCE MAR 1 192 111 81 286  
SINCE JAN 1 233 134 99 337    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 75 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 78 89 1908  
1948  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 41 1999  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:43 AM CDT SUNSET 7:42 PM CDT  
APRIL 18 2021.........SUNRISE 6:42 AM CDT SUNSET 7:42 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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