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CDUS44 KLIX 172117  
CLINEW  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORLEANS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW ORL  
417 PM CDT THU MAY 17 2018  
 
   
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..THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 2018
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1946 TO 2018  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 94R 245 PM 92 1988 86 8 85  
1948  
MINIMUM 73 450 AM 51 1967 69 4 73  
AVERAGE 84 77 7 79  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.55 2004 0.14 -0.14 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.04 2.37 -2.33 6.20  
SINCE MAR 1 8.86 11.53 -2.67 14.53  
SINCE JAN 1 16.50 21.98 -5.48 22.17  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0  
SINCE MAR 1 0.0  
SINCE JUL 1 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 5  
SINCE MAR 1 120 170 -50 74  
SINCE JUL 1 1119 1279 -160 635  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 19 12 7 14  
MONTH TO DATE 237 172 65 117  
SINCE MAR 1 443 392 51 464  
SINCE JAN 1 592 429 163 584    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 15 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (260)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 22 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SW (230)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
HAZE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 87 200 AM  
LOWEST 41 1200 PM  
AVERAGE 64  
   
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THE NEW ORLEANS CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 86 94 1962  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 55 1971  
1967  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2018...........SUNRISE 606 AM CDT SUNSET 749 PM CDT  
MAY 18 2018...........SUNRISE 606 AM CDT SUNSET 749 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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