704  
CDUS44 KLCH 182210  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
510 PM CDT SUN APR 18 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 18 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 67 1:17 PM 90 2006 80 -13 74  
MINIMUM 53 6:22 AM 36 1921 59 -6 68  
AVERAGE 60 70 -10 71  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 4.58 1918 0.15 -0.15 0.08  
MONTH TO DATE 7.05 2.26 4.79 0.66  
SINCE MAR 1 10.36 6.05 4.31 3.75  
SINCE JAN 1 16.06 16.17 -0.11 13.92  
 
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 5 1 4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 44 33 11 29  
SINCE MAR 1 162 183 -21 61  
SINCE JUL 1 1418 1413 5 1116  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 5 -5 6  
MONTH TO DATE 50 78 -28 78  
SINCE MAR 1 147 141 6 271  
SINCE JAN 1 188 173 15 325    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 14 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 18 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (20)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 3:00 AM  
LOWEST 57 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 91 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 60 40 1901  
1921  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 18 2021.........SUNRISE 6:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:38 PM CDT  
APRIL 19 2021.........SUNRISE 6:36 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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