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CDUS44 KLCH 212205  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
505 PM CDT WED APR 21 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 21 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 66 3:03 PM 93 1987 81 -15 85  
MINIMUM 49 6:49 AM 41 1953 60 -11 57  
AVERAGE 58 70 -12 71  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 7.84 1979 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 7.06 2.69 4.37 0.75  
SINCE MAR 1 10.37 6.48 3.89 3.84  
SINCE JAN 1 16.07 16.60 -0.53 14.01  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 0.0 MM 0.0 MM 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 7 1 6 0  
MONTH TO DATE 55 36 19 29  
SINCE MAR 1 173 186 -13 61  
SINCE JUL 1 1429 1416 13 1116  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 6 -6 6  
MONTH TO DATE 54 96 -42 102  
SINCE MAR 1 151 159 -8 295  
SINCE JAN 1 192 191 1 349    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 14.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 81 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 31 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 56  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 92 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 60 40 1931  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 21 2021.........SUNRISE 6:34 AM CDT SUNSET 7:39 PM CDT  
APRIL 22 2021.........SUNRISE 6:33 AM CDT SUNSET 7:40 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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