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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries

May 2016
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Sun 01/05/2016 15.0 +6.1 22.5 -0.6 0.0  
Mon 02/05/2016 15.0 +6.1 21 -2 8.0  
 
May 2016 Average 16 15.0 +6.1 21.8 -1.3    
May 1998-2014 Average 8.9   23.1      
May 1998-2014 Highest 19.5 4th 2000 32.0 3rd 2007    
May 1998-2014 Lowest 0.0 31st 2006 14.2 30th 2000    
 
May 2016 Total         8.0 1 day(s)
May 1998-2014 Average Total         27.1 4.1 day(s)
May 1998-2014 Wettest Total         86.3 2007
May 1998-2014 Wettest 24hr Total         40.0 4th 2007
May 1998-2014 Driest Total         0.0 2006
 
Jan-May 2016 Total         141.3 14 day(s)
Jan-May 1998-2014 Average Total         197.9 23.9 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

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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Weather News

Searing heat gripping QLD

16:17 EST

Summer-like conditions continue to infiltrate into the Queensland autumn.

Wind-battered SA, TAS and VIC in for further blasts

11:29 EST

On the weekend wild winds battered South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria, toppling trees and bringing down powerlines and there is more of that on the way.

Hottest May night on record for 20 Queensland cities and towns

16:00 EST

Vast areas of Queensland have experienced the hottest May night since records began, some of which stretch back to the 1800s.