Climatological Report (Daily)
Issued by NWS Lake Charles, LA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
526 PM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 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         84    244 PM  94    1952  84      0       83
  MINIMUM         65    547 AM  44    1954  64      1       56
  AVERAGE         75                        74      1       70

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.61 1969   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.05                      0.71  -0.66     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     15.09                      8.43   6.66     4.76
  SINCE JAN 1     22.19                     18.55   3.64    12.01

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  TODAY           10                         9      1        5
  MONTH TO DATE   41                        43     -2       20
  SINCE MAR 1    347                       265     82      186
  SINCE JAN 1    352                       297     55      200
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    23   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (160)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     46           300 PM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        92      1920
                                             1895
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      2013
                                             1957
                                             1954


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 PM CDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   621 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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