834  
CDUS44 KLCH 122342  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
642 PM CDT WED MAY 12 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 12 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0600 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 76 1:00 PM 93 1894 85 -9 81  
1916  
1922  
MINIMUM 68 10:00 AM 44 1924 66 2 58  
AVERAGE 72 76 -4 70  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.36 6.86 2004 0.16 0.20 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 7.71 2.03 5.68 2.58  
SINCE MAR 1 19.37 10.66 8.71 9.52  
SINCE JAN 1 25.07 20.65 4.42 19.69  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
TODAY 7 11 -4 5  
MONTH TO DATE 111 112 -1 72  
SINCE MAR 1 333 347 -14 422  
SINCE JAN 1 374 387 -13 476    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NE (30)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED MM HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION MM  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 76 12:00 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 85 93 1920  
2007  
2018  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 44 1895  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 12 2021...........SUNRISE 6:16 AM CDT SUNSET 7:53 PM CDT  
MAY 13 2021...........SUNRISE 6:15 AM CDT SUNSET 7:54 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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