Temperature: Lake Charles, LA

Study the thermograph of the 2018 data from New Orleans, LA, located in Mississippi River Delta, south of Lake Pontchartrain, on the banks of the Mississippi River. What patterns can you see? How is the data different from the data from the previous two stations? How are the data the same?

Click on the chart to select a day from 2018 and answer the question below.

Data from Midwestern Regional Climate Center

Records for
Record high
Record low
Normal climatic range -
High of the day:
Low of the day:

Given these records, was the observed high temperature for warmer than, colder than, or within the climatic range?

Colder Warmer Within