788  
CDUS44 KLCH 210806  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
306 AM CDT FRI MAY 21 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 20 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 78 2:46 PM 95 1956 87 -9 83  
MINIMUM 68 6:42 AM 45 1894 68 0 71  
AVERAGE 73 78 -5 77  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 4.08R 3.43 1955 0.16 3.92 0.05  
MONTH TO DATE 18.78 3.28 15.50 7.59  
SINCE MAR 1 30.44 11.91 18.53 14.53  
SINCE JAN 1 36.14 21.90 14.24 24.70  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 8 13 -5 12  
MONTH TO DATE 169 207 -38 158  
SINCE MAR 1 391 442 -51 508  
SINCE JAN 1 432 482 -50 562    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 26 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (220)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 37 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (230)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 82 1:00 PM  
AVERAGE 89  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 87 96 1899  
2005  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 50 1954  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 21 2021...........SUNRISE 6:11 AM CDT SUNSET 7:59 PM CDT  
MAY 22 2021...........SUNRISE 6:10 AM CDT SUNSET 7:59 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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