Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
333 AM CDT THU SEP 01 2022

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...THE LAKE CHARLES CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1895 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            107   08/31/2000
 LOW              59   08/15/2004
                       08/29/1992
                       08/25/1917
HIGHEST           93   08/04         MM      MM       97  08/25
                       08/08
                       08/17
LOWEST            71   08/31         MM      MM       69  08/05
AVG. MAXIMUM    89.3               92.8    -3.5     92.3
AVG. MINIMUM    74.0               75.1    -1.1     75.3
MEAN            81.6               84.0    -2.4     83.8
DAYS MAX >= 90    15               25.0   -10.0       28
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       23.57   2017
 MINIMUM        0.00   1999
TOTALS          7.11               6.19    0.92     7.46
DAILY AVG.      0.23               0.20    0.03     0.24
DAYS >= .01       19               11.3     7.7       14
DAYS >= .10       12                7.4     4.6       10
DAYS >= .50        4                3.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00       2                2.1    -0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.63   08/10 TO 08/10

DEGREE DAYS
COOLING TOTAL    522                587     -65      590
 SINCE 1/1      2259               2308     -49       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/070    DATE  08/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/060    DATE  08/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.23
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             19     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2

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

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