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CDUS44 KLCH 170807  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
307 AM CDT MON MAY 17 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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 81 3:47 PM 95 2018 86 -5 80  
MINIMUM 68 6:00 AM 46 1926 67 1 71  
AVERAGE 75 77 -2 76  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 10.38 1980 0.16 -0.16 0.09  
MONTH TO DATE 7.71 2.64 5.07 6.96  
SINCE MAR 1 19.37 11.27 8.10 13.90  
SINCE JAN 1 25.07 21.26 3.81 24.07  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 10 12 -2 11  
MONTH TO DATE 138 158 -20 111  
SINCE MAR 1 360 393 -33 461  
SINCE JAN 1 401 433 -32 515    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 23 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (100)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 87 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 62 5:00 PM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 86 95 2018  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 50 1926  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2021...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:56 PM CDT  
MAY 18 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 7:57 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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