764  
CDUS44 KLCH 182322  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
622 PM CDT WED AUG 18 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 18 2021
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0600 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
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)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 94 2:00 PM 102 2011 92 2 94  
MINIMUM 77 MM 66 1992 75 2 73  
AVERAGE 86 84 2 84  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.59 2.52 2002 0.22 0.37 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.67 3.50 -1.83 2.85  
SINCE JUN 1 22.33 16.86 5.47 15.51  
SINCE JAN 1 58.86 40.92 17.94 40.79  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
TODAY 21 19 2 19  
MONTH TO DATE 336 342 -6 346  
SINCE JUN 1 1402 1408 -6 1407  
SINCE JAN 1 1965 2043 -78 2116    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 22 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (230)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 43 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (220)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.5  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
HEAVY RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 94 3:00 AM  
LOWEST 52 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 73  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 92 100 1896  
1999  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 75 65 1943  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
AUGUST 18 2021........SUNRISE 6:37 AM CDT SUNSET 7:46 PM CDT  
AUGUST 19 2021........SUNRISE 6:38 AM CDT SUNSET 7:45 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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