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Lightning Ridge Observations

Wednesday May 23, 2018
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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
SSW 11   14.9 8.8 14.3 67 3 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
SW 6   12.8 4.5 12.8 57 3 0   -
Thu 09:00 EST
SW 7   13.5 4.9 13.2 56 3 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
SSW 2   14.0 5.3 14.0 56 3 0   -

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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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