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


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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         84    313 PM  91    1952  82      2       79
  MINIMUM         70    622 AM  48    2013  64      6       54
                                      1921
  AVERAGE         77                        73      4       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.77 1941   0.15  -0.15     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.70                      0.69   0.01      T
  SINCE MAR 1     20.09                      7.68  12.41     2.92
  SINCE JAN 1     28.57                     16.37  12.20     9.71

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                         0.1   -0.1      0.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            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
  TODAY           12                         8      4        2
  MONTH TO DATE   38                        38      0       12
  SINCE MAR 1    291                       223     68      166
  SINCE JAN 1    297                       246     51      181
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97           600 AM
 LOWEST     51          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   82        90      1984
                                             1952
                                             1951
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        46      2013


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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