898  
CDUS44 KLCH 160815  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
315 AM CDT MON AUG 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 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 95 2:16 PM 101 1951 93 2 98  
MINIMUM 75 6:34 AM 58 2004 75 0 76  
AVERAGE 85 84 1 87  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.65 6.18 1949 0.20 0.45 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.07 2.89 -1.82 2.85  
SINCE JUN 1 21.73 16.25 5.48 15.51  
SINCE JAN 1 58.26 40.31 17.95 40.79  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 20 19 1 22  
MONTH TO DATE 275 285 -10 288  
SINCE JUN 1 1341 1351 -10 1349  
SINCE JAN 1 1904 1986 -82 2058    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION E (80)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 94 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 48 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 71  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 93 101 1951  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 75 61 1929  
2004  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
AUGUST 16 2021........SUNRISE 6:36 AM CDT SUNSET 7:48 PM CDT  
AUGUST 17 2021........SUNRISE 6:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:47 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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