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CDUS44 KLCH 172205  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
505 PM CDT THU MAR 17 2022  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 2022
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 TO 2022  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 75 1:32 PM 85 1955 73 2 79  
MINIMUM 49 4:28 AM 29 1923 54 -5 62  
AVERAGE 62 63 -1 71  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.68 1996 0.11 -0.11 0.45  
MONTH TO DATE 1.24 2.18 -0.94 1.11  
SINCE MAR 1 1.24 2.18 -0.94 1.11  
SINCE JAN 1 5.00 12.17 -7.17 6.81  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM T 1960 MM MM 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 MM MM 0.5  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 3 4 -1 0  
MONTH TO DATE 112 91 21 73  
SINCE MAR 1 112 91 21 73  
SINCE JUL 1 1156 1292 -136 1330  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 2 -2 6  
MONTH TO DATE 15 34 -19 67  
SINCE MAR 1 15 34 -19 67  
SINCE JAN 1 57 74 -17 108    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (180)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.7  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 5:00 AM  
LOWEST 52 2:00 PM  
AVERAGE 76  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 73 86 1907  
1911  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 54 31 1915  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 17 2022.........SUNRISE 7:15 AM CDT SUNSET 7:18 PM CDT  
MARCH 18 2022.........SUNRISE 7:14 AM CDT SUNSET 7:18 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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