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Lightning Ridge Observations

Sunday May 29, 2016
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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
W 13   13.6 7.3 12.6 66 3 0   -
Fri 09:00 EST
WSW 11   13.8 11.2 13.0 84 1 7   -
Thu 15:00 EST
- 0   17.5 14.9 17.5 85 1 3   -
Thu 09:00 EST
N 11   20.9 2.4 20.9 29 12 0   -
Wed 09:00 EST
S 2   13.0 6.8 13.0 66 2 0   -
Tue 09:00 EST
S 9   13.0 4.0 12.3 54 4 0   -
Mon 09:00 EST
N 4   22.0 11.3 22.0 51 5 0   -
Sun 15:00 EST
NE 4   28.0 11.8 27.0 37 10 0   -
Sun 09:00 EST
NNE 6   21.5 12.1 21.5 55 4 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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