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Lightning Ridge Observations

Tuesday June 27, 2017
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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
Tue 09:00 EST
SSE 4   12.5 7.2 12.5 70 2 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
NNW 2   15.0 8.3 15.0 64 2 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
SW 2   14.0 8.0 14.0 67 2 0   -
Sat 09:00 EST
W 2   14.2 6.6 14.2 60 3 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
N 9   17.8 9.9 17.8 60 4 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
NE 6   11.0 7.3 10.8 78 1 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
SE 4   12.4 9.5 12.4 82 1 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
SE 7   12.3 10.0 11.8 86 1 0   -

Station Details

LIGHTNING RIDGE VISITOR INFORMATION CENT
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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