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CDUS44 KLCH 172218  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
518 PM CDT SAT APR 17 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 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 65 1:04 PM 93 2006 80 -15 81  
MINIMUM 60 3:55 PM 41 1928 59 1 51  
AVERAGE 63 69 -6 66  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.18 3.33 1900 0.14 0.04 0.15  
MONTH TO DATE 6.89 2.11 4.78 0.58  
SINCE MAR 1 10.20 5.90 4.30 3.67  
SINCE JAN 1 15.90 16.02 -0.12 13.84  
 
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 2 1 1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 37 32 5 29  
SINCE MAR 1 155 182 -27 61  
SINCE JUL 1 1411 1412 -1 1116  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 5 -5 1  
MONTH TO DATE 50 73 -23 72  
SINCE MAR 1 147 136 11 265  
SINCE JAN 1 188 168 20 319    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (360)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 28 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 10.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 78 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 88  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 90 2006  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 36 1921  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 17 2021.........SUNRISE 6:38 AM CDT SUNSET 7:37 PM CDT  
APRIL 18 2021.........SUNRISE 6:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:38 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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