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Lightning Ridge Observations

Wednesday January 25, 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 09:00 EDT
ESE 6   30.4 24.6 36.0 71 3 1   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
N 7   31.5 27.2 42.0 78 3 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
NE 9   28.5 23.4 32.0 74 3 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
ENE 22   27.5 23.1 31.0 77 4 0   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
SSE 9   26.0 19.9 27.0 69 3 4   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
NE 6   31.9 21.9 36.0 56 6 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
E 6   30.6 23.1 35.0 64 4 0   -
Wed 15:00 EDT
WNW 4   37.5 23.2 44.0 44 11 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
WNW 6   31.1 29.4 46.0 91 2 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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