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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
359 AM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 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    311 PM  91    1955  83      1       78
                                      1943
  MINIMUM         60    600 AM  45    1925  63     -3       56
                                      1908
  AVERAGE         72                        73     -1       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.88 1923   0.14  -0.14     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.28  -0.28     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1     15.04                      8.00   7.04     4.76
  SINCE JAN 1     22.14                     18.12   4.02    12.01

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                         T      0.0      0.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        3
  SINCE MAR 1     86                       189   -103      292
  SINCE JUL 1   1529                      1419    110     1952

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        7                         8     -1        2
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        16     -1        2
  SINCE MAR 1    321                       238     83      168
  SINCE JAN 1    326                       270     56      182
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (230)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    11   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     2.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87          1100 PM
 LOWEST     37           200 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   84        94      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        42      1929


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   623 AM CDT   SUNSET   747 PM CDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   622 AM CDT   SUNSET   748 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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