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Lightning Ridge Observations

Thursday February 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
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
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