773  
CDUS44 KLCH 190816  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
316 AM CDT WED MAY 19 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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 75 4:53 PM 94 1988 87 -12 85  
1998  
2018  
MINIMUM 67 2:50 PM 53 1893 68 -1 65  
1945  
AVERAGE 71 77 -6 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.20 3.78 1953 0.16 0.04 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 14.28 2.96 11.32 7.54  
SINCE MAR 1 25.94 11.59 14.35 14.48  
SINCE JAN 1 31.64 21.58 10.06 24.65  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 6 12 -6 10  
MONTH TO DATE 151 182 -31 131  
SINCE MAR 1 373 417 -44 481  
SINCE JAN 1 414 457 -43 535    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 10 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (210)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 19 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (180)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.2  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
HEAVY RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 9:00 PM  
LOWEST 79 6:00 PM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 87 94 1899  
1956  
1998  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 50 2002  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 19 2021...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 7:58 PM CDT  
MAY 20 2021...........SUNRISE 6:11 AM CDT SUNSET 7:58 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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