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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
546 PM CDT MON APR 20 2015


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015


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    338 PM  92    1987  80     -5       83
  MINIMUM         64    410 AM  41    1953  60      4       55
                                      1901
  AVERAGE         70                        70      0       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.90 1935   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    7.36                      2.55   4.81     1.89
  SINCE MAR 1     11.28                      6.34   4.94     4.74
  SINCE JAN 1     18.38                     16.46   1.92    11.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         T      0.0      0.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                        35    -33       54
  SINCE MAR 1     85                       185   -100      289
  SINCE JUL 1   1528                      1415    113     1949

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         6     -1        4
  MONTH TO DATE  141                        90     51       54
  SINCE MAR 1    231                       153     78       78
  SINCE JAN 1    236                       185     51       92
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 AM
 LOWEST     38           300 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   81        93      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        41      1953


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   636 AM CDT   SUNSET   738 PM CDT
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   635 AM CDT   SUNSET   739 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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