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Lightning Ridge Observations

Friday March 24, 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
Thu 09:00 EDT
E 20   24.6 22.4 24.6 88 2 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
ENE 7   26.8 21.6 29.0 73 3 2   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
NE 19   26.5 24.0 29.0 86 2 22   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
SE 13   23.9 23.8 23.9 99 1 13   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
SE 4   21.4 20.8 21.4 96 1 10   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
SSE 11   22.0 18.7 22.0 82 2 0   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
SE 4   26.0 21.7 28.0 77 2 0   -

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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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