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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries

October 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sat 01/10/2016 6.1 -8.2 - - 0.0  
October 2016 Average 17 6.1 -8.2 -      
Oct 1997-2014 Average 14.3   29.3      
Oct 1997-2014 Highest 25.5 31st 2008 41.5 26th 2014    
Oct 1997-2014 Lowest 5.0 23rd 2008 16.0 16th 2010    
October 2016 Total         18 0.0 0 day(s)
Oct 1997-2014 Average Total         40.4 5.2 day(s)
Oct 1997-2014 Wettest Total         145.0 2000
Oct 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         58.2 25th 2000
Oct 1997-2014 Driest Total         0.2 2012
Jan-Oct 2016 Total         591.7 59 day(s)
Jan-Oct 1997-2014 Average Total         351.7 47.2 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.

Station Details

Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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WA storm blacks out homes, blocks roads as severe weather warning remains

18:27 EST

About 13,000 properties remain without power in Perth and Western Australia's south-west after damaging winds brought down trees and debris, with a severe weather warning still in place for a large part of the state.

SA weather: Virginia, Port Wakefield under threat as rivers burst banks

15:54 EST

The South Australian towns of Virginia and Port Wakefield are under threat from floodwaters as the Gawler and Wakefield rivers burst their banks, with warnings more rain is on the way.

NSW weather: Evacuation order for Condobolin as Lachlan River flood moves downstream

14:16 EST

An evacuation order has been issued for low-lying areas of Condobolin in the central west of New South Wales, as flood peaks in the Lachlan River move downstream.