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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
507 AM CDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE BEAUMONT PORT ARTHUR CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1901 TO 2014

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   03/30/1946
                        03/22/1910
 LOW               23   03/04/2002
                        03/06/1989
HIGHEST            80   03/28        MM      MM       83  03/18
LOWEST             32   03/03        MM      MM       30  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.5              71.8    -3.3     70.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.3              52.2    -2.9     48.5
MEAN             58.9              62.0    -3.1     59.6
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        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.73   1926
 MINIMUM         0.06   1955
TOTALS           2.29              3.53   -1.24     1.11
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.04
DAYS >= .01        11               7.4     3.6        4
DAYS >= .10         7               4.9     2.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               2.4    -1.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.3                 T     0.3      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     204               148      56      201
 SINCE 7/1       1673              1361     312     1173
COOLING TOTAL      23                55     -32       43
 SINCE 1/1         47                81     -34       73
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/150    DATE  03/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      6

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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