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Wintery Weather Stretching from the West Coast to the Great Lakes

Lake Effect Snow Warnings are in effect for the Great Lakes with 2 to 3 feet storm total snow possible. Arctic Air extends across much of the U.S. with breezy winds and temperatures 15-35 degrees below normal in the Northern Plains. Out west, heavy mountain snow and some low elevation snow and freezing rain forecast as a warmer weather system interacts with the Arctic airmass. Read More >

Climate Information

 

Yearly Climate Summaries


How to interpret columns on the monthly climate data forms (F-6s).
NOTE: THE CLIMATE DATA CONTAINED BELOW IS UNOFFICIAL. 
FOR OFFICIAL DATA, CONTACT NCDC.

To see a year's data, use the buttons below to select the location and year, then press 'Select'.
 

Lake Charles Beaumont/Port Arthur Lafayette Alexandria New Iberia

January February March April May June July
August September October November December Year

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007
2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999 1998 1997

NOTE: DATA PRIOR TO 2001 FOR ALEXANDRIA, LAFAYETTE & NEW IBERIA  IS UNAVAILABLE

   

Climate Graphs
For data from previous years, click here

 

Temperatures/Rainfall for 2016

Lake Charles

Lafayette

New Iberia

Alexandria 

Beaumont

Lake Charles temp/rain YTD image

Lafayette temp/rain YTD image

New Iberia temp/rain YTD image

Alexandria temp/rain YTD image

Beaumont/Port Arthur temp/rain YTD image

 


Normals, Means & Extremes

 
 

STATION NORMALS, RECORDS & TOP TENS
Normals based on 1981-2010 data   |   Records are for Period of Record stated for each station
* Seasonal Top 10s are based on the climatological seasons - click here for more info

Lake Charles (1895-Present)
Jan
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Feb
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Mar
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Apr
Norms/Recs
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May
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Top 10s
Jun
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Top 10s
Jul
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Aug
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Sep
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Top 10s
Oct
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Nov
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Dec
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Yearly
Norms
Top 10s
Biannual Top 10s
Jan-Jun
Jul-Dec
Seasonal* Top 10s
Dec-Feb
Mar-May
Seasonal* Top 10s
Jun-Aug
Sep-Nov
Holiday
Records
Beaumont/Port Arthur (1901-Present)
Jan
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Feb
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Mar
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Apr
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
May
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Jun
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Top 10s
Jul
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Top 10s
Aug
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Top 10s
Sep
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Oct
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Nov
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Dec
Norms/Recs
Top 10s
Yearly
Norms
Top 10s
Biannual Top 10s
Jan-Jun
Jul-Dec
Seasonal* Top 10s
Dec-Feb
Mar-May
Seasonal* Top 10s
Jun-Aug
Sep-Nov
Holiday
Records
   
   


COOPERATIVE STATION NORMALS

 

Click here for a list of station locations


AREA NORMALS
 - based on 1981-2010 normals
(temperature data courtesy of NCDC)

Mean Low Temps

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec

Mean High Temps

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec

Mean Precipitation

Jan Feb Mar Apr
May Jun Jul Aug
Sep Oct Nov Dec

 


Freeze Information
 - based on 1981-2010 normals

 
AVERAGE DATES OF:
FIRST FALL FREEZE LAST SPRING FREEZE


Climate Links

 

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
Southern Region Climate Center (SRCC)
Louisiana State Office of Climatology (LSOC)
Texas State Office of Climatology (TSOC)