• Today

    May 5

    78°Lo 52°

    Warmer with hazy sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      1%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Speed
      8 mph
    more
  • Fri

    May 6

    87°Lo 54°

    Partly sunny and very warm

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      17%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      87°
    • Wind
      Speed
      10 mph
    more
  • Sat

    May 7

    70°Lo 40°

    Mostly sunny and cooler

    Very Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      2%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      73°
    • Wind
      Speed
      9 mph
    more
  • Sun

    May 8

    73°Lo 51°

    Pleasant with periods of sun

    Excellent for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      15%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      78°
    • Wind
      Speed
      6 mph
  • Mon

    May 9

    63°Lo 53°

    Rain and a t-storm; cooler

    Good for an outdoor bbq
    • Precip
      75%
    • Hi
      RealFeel
      57°
    • Wind
      Speed
      13 mph
    more
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Hi 73° RealFeel® 78° Precipitation 15%

Day

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S

W

  • SE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 9 mph

Pleasant with periods of sunshine

  • Max UV Index: 6 (High)
  • Thunderstorms: 4%
  • Precipitation: 0 in
  • Rain: 0 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 0 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 0 hrs
Lo 51° RealFeel® 46° Precipitation 60%

Night

N

E

S

W

  • ESE 6 mph
  • Gusts: 12 mph

Overcast with spotty showers late

  • Max UV Index: N/A
  • Thunderstorms: 29%
  • Precipitation: 0.21 in
  • Rain: 0.21 in
  • Snow: 0 in
  • Ice: 0 in
  • Hours of Precipitation: 2.5 hrs
  • Hours of Rain: 2.5 hrs

Temperature History - May 8

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  Today Normal Record 5/8/2015
High 73° 68° N/A 59°
Low 51° 46° N/A 43°

Sunrise/Sunset

Sunrise / Sunset Illustration

Rises at 5:58 AM with 14:33 of sunlight, then sets at 8:31 PM

Moonrise/Moonset

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Moonrise / Moonset Illustration

Rises at 7:47 AM with 15:00 of moolight, then sets at 10:47 PM

Lafayette Weather Report

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