Weather History for Lafayette, LA

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Thursday, December 20, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 58 °F 54 °F  
Max Temperature 74 °F 63 °F 79 °F (1978)
Min Temperature 41 °F 44 °F 21 °F (1901)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 7 12  
Month to date heating degree days 99 214  
Since 1 July heating degree days 332 413  
Growing Degree Days 8 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 41 °F    
Average Humidity 59    
Maximum Humidity 87    
Minimum Humidity 30    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.05 in 0.18 in 2.10 in (1928)
Month to date precipitation 4.95 3.52  
Year to date precipitation 64.44 58.44  
Snow  
Snow 0.00 in 0.00 in T in (1973)
Month to date snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Since 1 July snowfall 0.0 0.0  
Snow Depth 0.00 in    
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.05 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 16 mph (WNW)    
Max Wind Speed 37 mph    
Max Gust Speed 48 mph    
Visibility 9 miles    
Events Rain    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Dec. 20, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:59 AM CST 5:11 PM CST
Civil Twilight 6:33 AM CST 5:38 PM CST
Nautical Twilight 6:03 AM CST 6:08 PM CST
Astronomical Twilight 5:34 AM CST 6:37 PM CST
Moon 12:09 PM CST (12/20) 12:09 AM CST (12/20)
Length of Visible Light 11h 04m
Length of Day
10h 11m
First Quarter, 55% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 20
First Quarter
Dec 28
Full
Jan 4
Last Quarter
Jan 11
New
Jan 18
First Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (CST) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 73.0 °F - 70.0 °F 90% 29.80 in 9.0 mi South 15.0 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Overcast
1:53 AM 73.9 °F - 70.0 °F 87% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SSW 13.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:08 AM 73.4 °F - 69.8 °F 88% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SSW 16.1 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Overcast
2:53 AM 73.9 °F - 70.0 °F 87% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SW 16.1 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:53 AM 73.9 °F - 70.0 °F 87% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SSW 16.1 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:53 AM 73.0 °F - 70.0 °F 90% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SW 17.3 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Overcast
5:16 AM 73.4 °F - 69.8 °F 88% 29.82 in 10.0 mi SW 13.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:29 AM 60.8 °F - 46.4 °F 59% 29.88 in 7.0 mi NW 36.8 mph 48.3 mph N/A   Squalls
5:51 AM 55.4 °F - 46.4 °F 72% 29.90 in 8.0 mi NW 11.5 mph - 0.05 in Rain Light Rain
5:53 AM 55.9 °F - 46.0 °F 69% 29.90 in 8.0 mi NW 10.4 mph 19.6 mph 0.05 in   Overcast
6:53 AM 57.9 °F - 45.0 °F 62% 29.94 in 7.0 mi NW 17.3 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM 57.9 °F - 43.0 °F 58% 29.99 in 6.0 mi NW 18.4 mph 28.8 mph N/A   Haze
8:53 AM 59.0 °F - 42.1 °F 53% 30.02 in 8.0 mi NW 16.1 mph 20.7 mph 0.00 in   Mostly Cloudy
9:53 AM 55.9 °F - 32.0 °F 40% 30.07 in 10.0 mi NW 21.9 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 54.0 °F - 32.0 °F 43% 30.10 in 10.0 mi NW 23.0 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 54.0 °F - 27.0 °F 35% 30.10 in 10.0 mi NNW 20.7 mph 35.7 mph N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 55.9 °F - 28.0 °F 34% 30.09 in 10.0 mi NW 23.0 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 57.9 °F - 28.0 °F 32% 30.10 in 10.0 mi NW 21.9 mph 29.9 mph N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 57.9 °F - 28.0 °F 32% 30.12 in 10.0 mi NNW 18.4 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Clear
3:53 PM 57.0 °F - 28.0 °F 33% 30.14 in 10.0 mi NW 16.1 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Clear
4:53 PM 54.0 °F - 24.1 °F 31% 30.18 in 10.0 mi NNW 25.3 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 52.0 °F - 26.1 °F 37% 30.23 in 10.0 mi NNW 17.3 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
6:53 PM 51.1 °F - 21.0 °F 31% 30.27 in 10.0 mi NNW 19.6 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 48.9 °F - 21.0 °F 33% 30.30 in 10.0 mi NNW 12.7 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 PM 46.0 °F 41.4 °F 23.0 °F 40% 30.32 in 10.0 mi NW 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 PM 43.0 °F 39.5 °F 23.0 °F 45% 30.34 in 10.0 mi WNW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 PM 43.0 °F 38.2 °F 23.0 °F 45% 30.35 in 10.0 mi WNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 PM 42.1 °F 37.1 °F 21.9 °F 45% 30.37 in 10.0 mi WNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear