744  
CDUS44 KLCH 300804  
CLILCH  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
304 AM CDT FRI APR 30 2021  
   
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..THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 2021
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 85 3:33 PM 93 1915 81 4 78  
MINIMUM 75 10:21 PM 45 1916 62 13 56  
AVERAGE 80 71 9 67  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.06 7.61 1940 0.12 -0.06 1.09  
MONTH TO DATE 4.92 3.21 1.71 3.91  
SINCE MAR 1 11.28 6.87 4.41 5.58  
SINCE JAN 1 16.43 15.56 0.87 14.70  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 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 0.8 0.1 0.7 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 39 44 -5 29  
SINCE MAR 1 143 206 -63 58  
SINCE JUL 1 1404 1488 -84 999  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 15 7 8 2  
MONTH TO DATE 161 130 31 145  
SINCE MAR 1 273 179 94 359  
SINCE JAN 1 314 202 112 410    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (150)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (140)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 97 11:00 PM  
LOWEST 70 10:00 AM  
AVERAGE 84  
   
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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 90 1901  
1955  
1981  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 62 42 1996  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 30 2021.........SUNRISE 6:30 AM CDT SUNSET 7:50 PM CDT  
MAY 1 2021...........SUNRISE 6:30 AM CDT SUNSET 7:51 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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