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The climate of Lafayette (Louisiana - United States of America)
Lafayette is a large city located in the southern part of Louisiana on the banks of the Vermilion River. The urban area of Lafayette has a population figure of about 500,000. This region was originally home to the Attakapas Indians. At the beginning of the 19th century Lafayette was founded as Vermilionville by a French speaking Acadian. St. Johnís Cathedral of Roman Catholic Diocese can be found here. It took almost 100 years to construct this cathedral. Lafayette has a warm maritime climate characterized by long, warm and wet summers. During the summer humidity figures are high as well. During the summer temperatures may reach tropical values. Winters are cool but pleasant. During the winter subzero temperatures mainly occur during the night. Lafayette is located in a region where there is a risk of tropical storms and hurricanes.

 

Climate information
The figures below are based on long term weather and climate records. They are an average for Lafayette:

average
 maximum
temperature (įC)

average
minimum

temperature (įC)
average
hours of sunshine

per
day
average days with precipitation
per month
average
mm
precipitation
per month
average
sea
temperature (įC)
January 16 5 5 10 n/a
February 18 6 6 9 n/a
March 22 10 7 9 n/a
April 26 15 8 7 n/a
May 29 18 9 8 n/a
June 32 21 10 9 n/a
July 33 23 9 12 n/a
August 33 23 9 11 n/a
September 31 20 8 10 n/a
October 27 14 8 6 n/a
November 22 10 6 8 n/a
December 18 7 5 10 n/a
= 0-5 mm ● = 6-30 mm ● = 31-60 mm ● = 61-100 mm ● = 101-200 mm ● = over 200 mm
= 0-0.2 inches ● = 0.2-1.2 inches ● = 1.2-2.4 inches ● = 2.5-4 inches ● = 4.1-8 inches ● = over 8 inches

More climate information
Climate figures are very useful but donít present a general impression of the climate and the eventual weather circumstances within a certain period. The figures donít always reflect the chance of wintry weather, extreme heat or hurricanes. That is why we offer useful extra climate information for each month of the year:
 

chance of
(very) hot

weather

chance of
(very) cool
weather
chance of
long-term

precipitation
chance of
hurricanes
(cyclones)
chance of
sunny days

UV-index

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