076  
CDUS44 KLCH 242207  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
507 PM CDT SAT APR 24 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 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 86 3:44 PM 90 1955 81 5 85  
2006  
MINIMUM 67 3:20 AM 42 1910 61 6 57  
AVERAGE 77 71 6 71  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.46 3.72 1953 0.14 0.32 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 8.35 3.09 5.26 0.78  
SINCE MAR 1 11.66 6.88 4.78 3.87  
SINCE JAN 1 17.36 17.00 0.36 14.04  
 
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 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 60 38 22 29  
SINCE MAR 1 178 188 -10 61  
SINCE JUL 1 1434 1418 16 1116  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 12 7 5 6  
MONTH TO DATE 68 115 -47 126  
SINCE MAR 1 165 178 -13 319  
SINCE JAN 1 206 210 -4 373    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 29 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (220)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 47 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (220)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 91 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 51 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 82 92 1925  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 45 1968  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 24 2021.........SUNRISE 6:31 AM CDT SUNSET 7:41 PM CDT  
APRIL 25 2021.........SUNRISE 6:30 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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