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Lightning Ridge Observations

Sunday July 23, 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
Sat 09:00 EST
S 2   8.6 3.5 8.6 70 2 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
SW 7   10.6 5.9 9.8 73 2 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
SW 11   11.6 9.2 10.4 85 1 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
W 20   12.5 7.4 10.5 71 3 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
NNW 13   16.6 11.5 16.6 72 3 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
NE 4   12.8 11.1 12.8 89 1 1   -
Sun 09:00 EST
NE 2   10.0 10.0 10.0 100 1 4   -

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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