Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES, LA
1042 AM CDT TUE OCT 04 2022

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...THE LAFAYETTE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1893 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            103   09/03/2000
 LOW              41   09/28/1896
HIGHEST           96   09/22         MM      MM       95  09/02
                       09/24
                                                          09/05
LOWEST            53   09/29         MM      MM       57  09/23
                       09/30
                                                          09/24
AVG. MAXIMUM    89.2               89.0     0.2     86.9
AVG. MINIMUM    68.9               70.4    -1.5     70.1
MEAN            79.1               79.7    -0.6     78.5
DAYS MAX >= 90    15               15.7    -0.7       11
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       16.15   1973
 MINIMUM        0.33   2017
TOTALS          1.26               5.02   -3.76    11.04
DAILY AVG.      0.04               0.17   -0.13     0.37
DAYS >= .01        4                9.4    -5.4       12
DAYS >= .10        2                6.2    -4.2       10
DAYS >= .50        1                3.3    -2.3        6
DAYS >= 1.00       1                1.5    -0.5        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   1.04   09/03 TO 09/04

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

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                  0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL    431                441     -10      414
 SINCE 1/1      2883               2715     168       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/020    DATE  09/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/030    DATE  09/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.16
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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