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CDUS44 KLCH 012209  
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CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
509 PM CDT SUN MAY 01 2022  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 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 83 10:44 AM 93 1901 82 1 80  
MINIMUM 68 2:40 PM 42 1925 63 5 66  
AVERAGE 76 73 3 73  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.56 4.45 1957 0.17 0.39 0.02  
MONTH TO DATE 0.56 0.17 0.39 0.02  
SINCE MAR 1 6.28 8.80 -2.52 11.68  
SINCE JAN 1 10.04 18.79 -8.75 17.38  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 0.0 MM MM MM 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE MM 0.0 MM 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0 MM MM 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 MM MM 0.5  
SNOW DEPTH MM  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 1 161 174 -13 178  
SINCE JUL 1 1205 1375 -170 1435  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 11 8 3 8  
MONTH TO DATE 11 8 3 8  
SINCE MAR 1 223 243 -20 230  
SINCE JAN 1 265 283 -18 271    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (20)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 20 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 2.4  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 3:00 AM  
LOWEST 69 11:00 AM  
AVERAGE 85  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 83 91 1943  
1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 64 45 1908  
1925  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 1 2022...........SUNRISE 6:25 AM CDT SUNSET 7:46 PM CDT  
MAY 2 2022...........SUNRISE 6:24 AM CDT SUNSET 7:46 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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