Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
515 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE NEW IBERIA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 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   03/16/1955
 LOW               19   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            84   03/20        MM      MM       81  03/28
                        03/17                             03/22
LOWEST             30   03/06        MM      MM       31  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.4              72.5     2.9     69.5
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              51.3     4.0     47.8
MEAN             65.4              61.9     3.5     58.7
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        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.57   1973
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           3.88              3.77    0.11     1.51
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.12    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01        10                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.53   03/01 TO 03/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS              T                MM      MM      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T                MM      MM      0.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      72               148     -76      213
 SINCE 7/1       1415              1364      51     1737
COOLING TOTAL      92                52      40       23
 SINCE 1/1         96                83      13       41
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/360    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/360    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      1
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
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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