Lake Charles, Louisiana 

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Weather in Lake Charles, Louisiana

The most pleasant months of the year for Lake Charles are April, October and May. In Lake Charles, there are 5 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. August is the hottest month for Lake Charles with an average high temperature of 92.0°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Louisiana. Any measurable snowfall is a rare occurance in Lake Charles. The humidity here has been described as oppressive in the summer.


Today's Weather - Lake Charles, LA

5 PM PST

Clear

47°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
TonightClear33° / 58°N 5 to 10 mph
Saturday NightMostly Clear41° / 65°SW 5 mph
Sunday NightMostly Clear46° / 67°S 5 mph
Monday NightRain Showers Likely54° / 69°SE 10 to 15 mph
Tuesday NightMostly Cloudy54° / 72°S 5 to 10 mph
Wednesday NightRain Showers Likely44° / 56°S 10 to 15 mph
Thursday NightPartly Cloudy30° / 47°N 15 mph

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 area is 2.7 (10=best), which means it is less comfortable than most places in Louisiana.

2.7 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7.8. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January61° 41°
February65° 44°
March71° 51°
April78° 57°
May85° 66°
June89° 72°
July91° 74°
August92° 73°
September88° 68°
October80° 59°
November71° 50°
December63° 43°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Lake Charles
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January06110
February03100
March0190
April0070
May2080
June120120
July210130
August240110
September120100
October1090
November0190
December05110

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.


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Reviews for Lake Charles    33 Reviews
Very tense atmosphere - 6/16/2021
Lake Charles, Louisiana is one of the absolute creepiest cities in the USA. The people feel dead inside. They also seem to secretly hate each other. It is also an... Read More

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clannish (feels like a cult) - 11/24/2020
Beware reader, the city of Lake Charles is an absolute sh*thole. If you are traveling through I-10 you might want to skip this place. This place is the very worst of the... Read More

Don't bother with it - 7/25/2020
Don't waste your time here. Lake Charles is absolutely one of the worst cities in the United States in my opinion. I grew up here in the 1990s. It took me some time... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN LAKE CHARLES, LOUISIANA
70605 70601 70607 70615


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