824  
CDUS44 KLCH 050814  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
314 AM CDT WED MAY 05 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2021
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
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 12:05 PM 95 1952 83 2 84  
MINIMUM 71 11:59 PM 44 1921 64 7 67  
1954  
2013  
AVERAGE 78 74 4 76  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.02 1.73 1944 0.17 -0.15 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.90 0.68 0.22 0.00  
SINCE MAR 1 12.56 9.31 3.25 6.94  
SINCE JAN 1 18.26 19.30 -1.04 17.11  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 13 9 4 11  
MONTH TO DATE 47 33 14 28  
SINCE MAR 1 269 268 1 378  
SINCE JAN 1 310 308 2 432    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.6  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 94 5:00 PM  
LOWEST 74 10:00 AM  
AVERAGE 84  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 83 94 1952  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 64 44 1954  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 5 2021...........SUNRISE 6:21 AM CDT SUNSET 7:49 PM CDT  
MAY 6 2021...........SUNRISE 6:20 AM CDT SUNSET 7:49 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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