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CDUS44 KLCH 170845  
CLILFT  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA  
345 AM CDT TUE MAY 17 2022  
   
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..THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 2022
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 93 2:55 PM 95 2018 86 7 81  
MINIMUM 75 12:39 AM 46 1926 67 8 68  
AVERAGE 84 77 7 75  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.00 10.38 1980 0.16 -0.16 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.47 2.64 -1.17 7.71  
SINCE MAR 1 7.19 11.27 -4.08 19.37  
SINCE JAN 1 10.95 21.26 -10.31 25.07  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 19 12 7 10  
MONTH TO DATE 232 158 74 138  
SINCE MAR 1 444 393 51 360  
SINCE JAN 1 486 433 53 401    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 17 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SW (230)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 25 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (220)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.9  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 88 1:00 AM  
LOWEST 46 3:00 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 86 95 2018  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 50 1926  
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2022...........SUNRISE 6:13 AM CDT SUNSET 7:56 PM CDT  
MAY 18 2022...........SUNRISE 6:12 AM CDT SUNSET 7:57 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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