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

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 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              93   03/12/1911
                        03/05/1910
 LOW               22   03/03/1980
HIGHEST            82   03/28        MM      MM       82  03/18
LOWEST             30   03/04        MM      MM       30  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              72.2    -4.1     69.3
AVG. MINIMUM     47.7              52.2    -4.5     46.9
MEAN             57.9              62.2    -4.3     58.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               0.4     1.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.42   1947
 MINIMUM         0.00   1955
TOTALS           2.85              3.79   -0.94     2.20
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.12   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8        5
DAYS >= .10         6               5.3     0.7        4
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.3    -1.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.86   03/28 TO 03/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.8                 T     0.8      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   03/31 TO 03/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     235               150      85      235
 SINCE 7/1       1895              1380     515     1245
COOLING TOTAL      24                63     -39       29
 SINCE 1/1         38                95     -57       60
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/330    DATE  03/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/020    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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