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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries

October 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Mon 01/10/2018 14.6 +0.5 27.6 -1.8 0.0  
Tue 02/10/2018 15.7 +1.6 29.8 +0.4 0.0  
Wed 03/10/2018 16.9 +2.8 31.9 +2.5 0.0  
Thu 04/10/2018 15.6 +1.5 20.5 -8.9 6.2  
Fri 05/10/2018 14.1 +0.0 21.6 -7.8 13.2  
Sat 06/10/2018 13.6 -0.5 25.3 -4.1 3.6  
Sun 07/10/2018 14.8 +0.7 26.9 -2.5 0.0  
Mon 08/10/2018 14.8 +0.7 29.4 +0.0 0.0  
Tue 09/10/2018 16.1 +2.0 31.9 +2.5 0.0  
Wed 10/10/2018 16.7 +2.6 32.9 +3.5 0.0  
Thu 11/10/2018 16.5 +2.4 29.9 +0.5 0.0  
Fri 12/10/2018 15.9 +1.8 - - 0.0  
Sat 13/10/2018 - - - - 0.0  
Sun 14/10/2018 - - - - 0.0  
Mon 15/10/2018 - - 30.6 +1.2 0.0  
Tue 16/10/2018 20.0 +5.9 30.5 +1.1 0.0  
Wed 17/10/2018 19.0 +4.9 31.1 +1.7 5.8  
Thu 18/10/2018 19.2 +5.1 31 +2 0.0  
 
October 2018 Average 16.2 +2.1 28.7 -0.7    
Oct 1997-2016 Average 14.1   29.4      
Oct 1997-2016 Highest 25.5 31st 2008 41.5 26th 2014    
Oct 1997-2016 Lowest 4.9 4th 2016 16.0 16th 2010    
 
October 2018 Total         28.8 4 day(s)
Oct 1997-2016 Average Total         39.6 5.3 day(s)
Oct 1997-2016 Wettest Total         145.0 2000
Oct 1997-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         58.2 25th 2000
Oct 1997-2016 Driest Total         0.2 2012
 
Jan-Oct 2018 Total         188.0 26 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1997-2017 Average Total         359.6 48.0 day(s)
 
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

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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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