Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
513 PM CDT MON APR 13 2015

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   03/30/1946
                        03/22/1910
 LOW               23   03/04/2002
                        03/06/1989
HIGHEST            84   03/20        MM      MM       80  03/28
LOWEST             30   03/06        MM      MM       32  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.5              71.8     1.7     68.5
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              52.2     1.8     49.3
MEAN             63.7              62.0     1.7     58.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.5     0.5        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.73   1926
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           8.12              3.53    4.59     2.29
DAILY AVG.       0.26              0.11    0.15     0.07
DAYS >= .01        11               7.4     3.6       11
DAYS >= .10         8               4.9     3.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    6.11   03/21 TO 03/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0      0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     103               148     -45      204
 SINCE 7/1       1360              1361      -1     1673
COOLING TOTAL      71                55      16       23
 SINCE 1/1         79                81      -2       47
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/350    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/340    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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