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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
359 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         83    346 PM  91    1943  82      1       85
  MINIMUM         61    335 AM  42    2013  63     -2       57
  AVERAGE         72                        73     -1       71

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.70          1.60 1944   0.14   0.56     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.70                      0.54   0.16      T
  SINCE MAR 1     20.09                      7.53  12.56     2.92
  SINCE JAN 1     28.57                     16.22  12.35     9.71

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        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                         0.1   -0.1      0.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        5
  SINCE MAR 1    105                       207   -102      304
  SINCE JUL 1   1543                      1489     54     1955

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         8     -1        6
  MONTH TO DATE   26                        30     -4       10
  SINCE MAR 1    279                       215     64      164
  SINCE JAN 1    285                       238     47      179
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (100)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.1


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           100 AM
 LOWEST     43           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        91      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        48      2013
                                             1921


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   627 AM CDT   SUNSET   753 PM CDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   626 AM CDT   SUNSET   754 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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