Fairfax Media Network

The page you requested requires Essential access

Stormtracker Dashboard

12 Month Rainfall

Weatherzone Essential

  • Extended Radar and Satellite
  • Extended Observation History
  • Extended Computer Models
  • Bookmarks & Custom Units

Weatherzone Pro

  • No 3rd Party Advertising
  • Extended Observation History
  • Extended Computer Models
  • Bookmarks & Custom Units
  • 12 Month Rainfall Forecast
  • Extended Daily Summaries
  • Local Lightning
  • Stormtracker
  • Layers

Lightning Ridge Observations

Thursday February 23, 2017
choose date:
Time Wind dir Wind spd Wind gust Tmp Dew pt Feels like rh Fire Rain Rain 10' Pres
km/h km/h °C °C °C % mm mm hPa
Thu 09:00 EDT
NE 24   27.0 22.6 29.0 77 4 0   -
Wed 15:00 EDT
NNE 30   36.0 27.1 48.0 60 11 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
NE 20   26.5 - 26.5 - - 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
SSE 7   20.6 - 20.6 - - 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
SE 6   20.5 12.4 20.5 60 4 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
S 20   21.5 12.1 21.5 55 6 0   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
NE 15   28.0 23.0 31.0 74 4 7   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
NE 15   31.0 23.8 36.0 66 5 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
NNE 20   29.2 22.9 33.0 69 5 0   -

Station Details

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITORS INFORMATION CEN
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

13:45 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.

The last heat of summer for Perth

12:22 EDT

Perth, and much of Western Australia's southwest are about to experience their final scorcher of the summer.

Flooded Carpentaria only slowly drying out

10:48 EDT

Queensland's Carpentaria is still flooding due to a stubborn Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred and will only slowly dry out as the system moves away.