Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
359 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         84    124 PM  95    1952  84      0       87
  MINIMUM         61    413 AM  44    2013  64     -3       59
                                      1954
                                      1921
  AVERAGE         73                        74     -1       73

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.05          1.73 1944   0.15  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.05                      0.57  -0.52     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     15.09                      8.29   6.80     4.76
  SINCE JAN 1     22.19                     18.41   3.78    12.01

DEGREE DAYS
 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        8                         9     -1        8
  MONTH TO DATE   31                        34     -3       15
  SINCE MAR 1    337                       256     81      181
  SINCE JAN 1    342                       288     54      195
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           300 AM
 LOWEST     54          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        94      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        44      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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