Lake Charles Metro Area, Louisiana 

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Climate in Lake Charles Metro Area, Louisiana

Lake Charles Metro Area, Louisiana gets 62 inches of rain, on average, per year. The US average is 38 inches of rain per year.

Lake Charles Metro Area averages 0 inches of snow per year. The US average is 28 inches of snow per year.

On average, there are 215 sunny days per year in Lake Charles Metro Area. The US average is 205 sunny days.

Lake Charles Metro Area gets some kind of precipitation, on average, 115 days per year. Precipitation is rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the ground. In order for precipitation to be counted you have to get at least .01 inches on the ground to measure.


Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 91 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 41
Rain: averages 62 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 0 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Lake Charles metro area is 6.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

2.7 / 7.8

Summer   /   Winter
April, October and March are the most pleasant months in the Lake Charles metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Climate Averages
  Lake Charles, LouisianaUnited States
  61.8 in.38.1 in.
  0.0 in.27.8 in.
  114.6 days106.2 days
  215 days205 days
  91.1°85.8°
  40.9°21.7°
  6.77
  5.84.3
  10 ft.2443 ft.
CLIMATE

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


August is the hottest month for the Lake Charles metro area with an average high temperature of 91.8°, which ranks it as cooler than most places in Louisiana. In the Lake Charles metro area, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. The most pleasant months of the year for the Lake Charles metro area are April, October and May.


In the Lake Charles metro area, there are 70.7 days annually when the high temperature is over 90°, which is cooler than most places in Louisiana.


January has the coldest nighttime temperatures for the Lake Charles metro area with an average of 40.9°. This is warmer than most places in Louisiana.


In the Lake Charles metro area, there are 15.1 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below freezing, which is warmer than most places in Louisiana.


In the Lake Charles metro area, there are 0.0 days annually when the nighttime low temperature falls below zero°, which is about average compared to other places in Louisiana.


Humidity in the Lake Charles metro area can be miserable in the summer, but pleasant for much of the year. The humidity here has been described as oppressive or stifling in the summer. The humid season extends from May-October and the most comfortable months are November-April.


June is the wettest month in the Lake Charles metro area with 7.1 inches of rain, and the driest month is April with 3.7 inches. The wettest season is Autumn with 30% of yearly precipitation and 20% occurs in Summer, which is the driest season. The annual rainfall of 61.8 inches in the Lake Charles metro area means that it is wetter than most places in Louisiana.


July is the rainiest month in the Lake Charles metro area with 12.3 days of rain, and April is the driest month with only 6.6 rainy days. There are 114.6 rainy days annually in the Lake Charles metro area, which is one of the rainiest places in Louisiana. The rainiest season is Autumn when it rains 30% of the time and the driest is Summer with only a 20% chance of a rainy day.


There is rarely any recorded snowfall in the Lake Charles metro area, ranking it as one of the least snowy places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in the Lake Charles metro area.





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