418  
CDUS44 KLCH 162326  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
626 PM CDT SAT OCT 16 2021  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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 74 3:00 PM 94 2015 81 -7 74  
MINIMUM 60 MM 39 1901 60 0 55  
AVERAGE 67 71 -4 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.42 1.80 2018 0.17 0.25 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.41 2.32 -0.91 3.44  
SINCE SEP 1 12.45 7.34 5.11 8.10  
SINCE JAN 1 73.35 51.02 22.33 57.71  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 0.0 MM MM MM 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 MM MM 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 MM MM 0.0  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 1 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 4 -4 0  
SINCE SEP 1 0 4 -4 0  
SINCE JUL 1 0 4 -4 0  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 2 6 -4 0  
MONTH TO DATE 207 140 67 125  
SINCE SEP 1 621 581 40 548  
SINCE JAN 1 2847 2855 -8 2901    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 33 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 17.8  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 12:00 AM  
LOWEST 31 4:00 PM  
AVERAGE 60  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 81 92 1936  
2006  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 60 38 1943  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2021.......SUNRISE 7:11 AM CDT SUNSET 6:36 PM CDT  
OCTOBER 17 2021.......SUNRISE 7:12 AM CDT SUNSET 6:35 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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