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Daily Climate Graphic

Climate Data for April 22 

  Normal High* Normal Low* Record High Record Low Record Precipitation
Baton Rouge (since 1892) 81 59 90 (2008) 42 (1993) 3.56" (1979)
Biloxi, MS (since 1893) 77 62 88 (1987) 40 (1931) 6.14" (1907)
McComb, MS (since 1948) 78 55 88 (1970) 38 (1993) 2.71" (1979)
New Orleans International - MSY (since 1871) 81 62 88 (2005) 45 (1993) 6.73" (1900)
Slidell, LA (since 1956) 79 58 89 (1970) 41 (1993) 2.39" (1983)

*30 Year Climate Normals from 1981-2010

On this day in 2008: Thunderstorms produced large hail and several instances of strong wind gusts. The largest hail (tennis ball sized, 2.5" diameter) fell in Baton Rouge near the intersection of Airline Highway and Old Hammond Road.