550  
CDUS44 KLCH 232210  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
510 PM CDT FRI APR 23 2021  
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 23 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 78 1:23 PM 90 1971 79 -1 88  
MINIMUM 64 4:48 AM 44 1917 60 4 61  
AVERAGE 71 70 1 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.04 3.33 1952 0.11 -0.07 T  
MONTH TO DATE 4.08 2.50 1.58 0.99  
SINCE MAR 1 10.44 6.16 4.28 2.66  
SINCE JAN 1 15.59 14.85 0.74 11.78  
 
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 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 39 42 -3 29  
SINCE MAR 1 143 204 -61 58  
SINCE JUL 1 1404 1486 -82 999  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 6 6 0 10  
MONTH TO DATE 89 93 -4 116  
SINCE MAR 1 201 142 59 330  
SINCE JAN 1 242 165 77 381    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 28 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (140)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 35 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 91 3:00 PM  
LOWEST 77 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 84  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 80 88 1958  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 37 1910  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 23 2021.........SUNRISE 6:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:45 PM CDT  
APRIL 24 2021.........SUNRISE 6:36 AM CDT SUNSET 7:46 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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