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CDUS44 KLCH 160812  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
312 AM CDT SUN MAY 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 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 82 3:15 PM 95 1933 86 -4 80  
MINIMUM 62 5:45 AM 48 1917 67 -5 67  
AVERAGE 72 76 -4 74  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 4.17 1946 0.15 -0.15 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 7.71 2.48 5.23 6.87  
SINCE MAR 1 19.37 11.11 8.26 13.81  
SINCE JAN 1 25.07 21.10 3.97 23.98  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 7 12 -5 9  
MONTH TO DATE 128 146 -18 100  
SINCE MAR 1 350 381 -31 450  
SINCE JAN 1 391 421 -30 504    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (200)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.3  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 4:00 AM  
LOWEST 45 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 86 95 2018  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 46 1926  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 16 2021...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:56 PM CDT  
MAY 17 2021...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:56 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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