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Lightning Ridge Observations

Monday July 6, 2015
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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 EST
SSE 4   9.0 1.8 9.0 61 2 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
SE 7   11.0 9.0 10.3 87 1 10   -
Tue 09:00 EST
E 7   14.0 12.2 13.8 89 1 13   -
Tue 15:00 EST
SE 7   15.0 13.2 15.0 89 1 10   -
Mon 09:00 EST
S 2   9.0 4.5 9.0 73 1 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
S 11   8.5 1.2 6.6 60 3 0   -
Thu 15:00 EST
SW 11   13.0 4.3 12.0 55 4 0   -
Wed 15:00 EST
SSE 4   15.0 11.3 15.0 79 2 0   -
Mon 15:00 EST
E 4   21.0 7.5 21.0 42 6 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
W 2   11.0 6.8 11.0 75 1 0   -
Fri 15:00 EST
SE 2   14.0 2.8 14.0 47 4 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
NW 4   12.0 5.6 12.0 65 2 0   -
Sat 09:00 EST
SE 4   13.0 -6.3 13.0 25 9 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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