Holiday Extremes
Temperatures & Precipitation

New Year's Days Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 82-1/1/1934 81-1/1/1917 85-1/1/1952* 81-1/1/1952 82-1/1/1952
Cool Max Temp 40-1/1/1947 37-1/1/1947 40-1/1/2002* 33-1/1/1991 39-1/1/2002
Cool Min Temp 22-1/1/1928 21-1/1/1928 21-1/1/1984* 17-1/1/1964 23-1/1/1964
Warm Min Temp 68-1/1/1952 66-1/1/1966* 67-1/1/1952* 67-1/1/1952 66-1/1/1952
Precipitation 4.00-1/1/1897 2.56-1/1/1938* 1.71-1/1/1968 2.60-1/1/1911 2.00-1/1/1983

Valentine's Days Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 81-2/14/1911 83-2/14/1926 80-2/14/1989* 82-2/14/1949* 80-2/14/2001
Cool Max Temp 20-2/14/1899 40-2/14/1905 25-2/14/1905 27-2/14/1905 42-2/14/1960
Cool Min Temp 14-2/14/1899 28-2/14/1963* 14-2/14/1905 12-2/14/1905 23-2/14/1958
Warm Min Temp 68-2/14/1949 67-2/14/1949 69-2/14/1893 68-2/14/1949 67-2/14/1949
Precipitation 2.67-2/14/1969 1.84-2/14/1956 1.93-2/14/1953 1.84-2/14/1956 1.91-2/14/1953

Mardi Grass Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 85-2/20/1917 86-3/7/1916 85-2/28/1911 83-2/9/1932 81-2/27/2001
Cool Max Temp 20-2/14/1899 34-2/7/1989 30-2/14/1899 28-2/7/1989* 36-2/7/1989
Cool Min Temp 14-2/14/1899 27-2/7/1989* 15-2/14/1899 19-2/14/1899 27-2/26/1974*
Warm Min Temp 69-2/23/1909 67-2/13/23 71-2/5/2008 68-2/9/1932* 70-2/5/2008
Precipitation 1.44-2/28/1995 2.10-2/28/1995 1.91-2/28/1995 1.84-2/14/1956 0.89-3/2/1965

Easter Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 92-4/19/1908 88-4/19/1987* 91-4/19/1987 94-4/19/1987 91-4/19/1987
Cool Max Temp 55-4/8/2007 56-3/28/1937 55-3/28/1937 49-4/11/1982 56-3/29/1959
Cool Min Temp 35-4/4/1915 38-4/8/2007* 33-4/4/1915 34-4/4/1915 37-4/7/1996
Warm Min Temp 73-4/24/2011 74-4/24/2011 74-4/17/1927 72-3/27/1921 73-4/22/1973
Precipitation 2.05-4/21/1957 1.50-4/1/1945 4.97-4/10/1955 3.80-4/4/1999 2.25-4/10/1955

Memorial Daya Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 100-5/30/1911 99-5/30/1911 96-5/30/1951* 98-5/30/1921* 94-5/30/2011*
Cool Max Temp 71-5/30/1907 74-5/30/1947 74-5/30/1947 71-5/30/1941 79-5/28/1990
Cool Min Temp 58-5/30/1913 59-5/30/1961 59-5/30/1936 56-5/30/1957 60-5/30/1955
Warm Min Temp 78-5/31/2004 79-5/30/2011* 78-5/27/1996 75-5/26/2008* 78-5/31/2004
Precipitation 2.97-5/30/1946 8.29-5/30/1914 4.99-5/31/1999 3.84-5/30/1941 3.32-5/26/1997

Independence Days Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 100-7/4/1909 103-7/4/1970 100-7/4/1921 102-7/4/1969 99-7/4/1970
Cool Max Temp 76-7/4/1946* 74-7/4/1942 77-7/4/1942 78-7/4/1940 78-7/4/1949
Cool Min Temp 63-7/4/1924 65-7/4/1924 59-7/4/1924 62-7/4/1924 65-7/4/1955
Warm Min Temp 79-7/4/2009* 80-7/4/1983 79-7/4/2009* 77-7/4/1997* 79-7/4/1992
Precipitation 2.54-7/4/1946 2.85-7/4/2007 2.42-7/4/1920 3.31-7/4/1985 2.02-7/4/1966

Labor Dayb Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 105-9/4/2000 105-9/4/2000 101-9/4/2000 107-9/4/2000 103-9/4/2000
Cool Max Temp 78-9/5/1955 80-9/5/1955 76-9/5/1955 81-9/2/1996 77-9/1/2008
Cool Min Temp 62-9/5/1988* 63-9/5/1988* 58-9/7/1896 56-9/7/1953 56-9/7/1953
Warm Min Temp 78-9/3/2012 79-9/6/1943 77-9/3/2012* 78-9/3/2012 77-9/3/2012
Precipitation 1.39-9/1/2008 1.69-9/3/1923 3.71-9/1/2008 4.99-9/1/2008 5.11-9/1/2008

Halloweens Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 88-10/31/1971* 88-10/31/1937* 90-10/31/1940* 89-10/31/1951 87-10/31/2004*
Cool Max Temp 47-10/31/1925 49-10/31/1925 45-10/31/1925 42-10/31/1993 44-10/31/1993
Cool Min Temp 30-10/31/1993 30-10/31/1993 27-10/31/1917 29-10/31/1917* 32-10/31/1993
Warm Min Temp 71-10/31/1974* 75-10/31/1972 72-10/31/1919 73-10/31/1951 71-10/31/1951
Precipitation 2.10-10/31/2013 2.29-10/31/1959 2.30-10/31/1895 3.29-10/31/1979 0.76-10/31/1979

Thanksgivingc Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 89-11/28/1912 88-11/25/1915* 83-11/22/1973* 83-11/25/2010* 81-11/25/2010
Cool Max Temp 43-11/23/1972* 43-11/23/1972 45-11/30/1911 40-11/30/1911 45-11/23/1972
Cool Min Temp 20-11/30/1911 29-11/27/1975* 20-11/30/1911 20-11/30/1911 30-11/28/2013*
Warm Min Temp 70-11/26/1896 70-11/25/1965 70-11/25/2010 68-11/26/1896 68-11/25/2010
Precipitation 3.11-11/22/1979 2.65-11/27/1930 3.88-11/27/2003 1.94-11/28/1968 4.37-11/27/2003

Christmass Lake Charless B'mont/Pt Arthurs Lafayettes Alexandrias New Iberias
Warm Max Temp 79-12/25/1982 80-12/25/1982 79-12/25/1951* 81-12/25/1942 80-12/25/1982
Cool Max Temp 29-12/25/1983 29-12/25/1983 25-12/25/1983 25-12/25/1983 33-12/25/1983
Cool Min Temp 13-12/25/1983 15-12/25/1983 12-12/25/1983 9-12/25/1983 12-12/25/1983
Warm Min Temp 72-12/25/1987* 70-12/25/1987 73-12/25/1982 69-12/25/1987* 71-12/25/1982
Precipitation 2.00-12/25/1913 2.80-12/25/1916 2.43-12/25/1926 4.76-12/25/1926 0.80-12/25/1981

 * denotes last of multiple occurrences on that holiday
a Until approximately World War II, Memorial Day was known as Decoration Day.  Decoration Day/Memorial Day was celebrated on May 30th until 1971, when the holiday was moved by Congress to the last Monday in May.  The records on this page are for Memorial Day and Decoration Day for each site's Period of Record
b Labor Day became a holiday in 1894, thus Periods of Record are adjusted to 1894-present for this day at Alexandria and Lafayette
c Thanksgiving was celebrated on the final Thursday in November through 1941, upon which the date was changed to the fourth Thursday in the month by Congress

Periods of Record:
Lake Charles: 1895-present  *  Beaumont/Port Arthur: 1901-present  *  Lafayette: 1893-present
Alexandria: 1892-present  *  New Iberia: 1948-present

Thanksgiving temperature data for Beaumont/Port Arthur courtesy of Patrick Vaughn, KBMT-TV Beaumont


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