745  
CDUS44 KLCH 300804  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
304 AM CDT FRI APR 30 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 2021
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 85 3:26 PM 92 1955 83 2 77  
MINIMUM 73 12:36 AM 44 1916 62 11 59  
AVERAGE 79 72 7 68  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 4.36 1960 0.14 -0.14 1.24  
MONTH TO DATE 8.35 3.78 4.57 3.85  
SINCE MAR 1 11.66 7.57 4.09 6.94  
SINCE JAN 1 17.36 17.69 -0.33 17.11  
 
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 0.5 T 0.5 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 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  
YESTERDAY 14 8 6 3  
MONTH TO DATE 114 151 -37 157  
SINCE MAR 1 211 214 -3 350  
SINCE JAN 1 252 246 6 404    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.0  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 91 10:00 PM  
LOWEST 59 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 83 92 1901  
1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 63 45 1965  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 30 2021.........SUNRISE 6:25 AM CDT SUNSET 7:45 PM CDT  
MAY 1 2021...........SUNRISE 6:25 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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