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Lightning Ridge Observations

Saturday January 20, 2018
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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
Fri 15:00 EDT
SW 4   40.5 7.3 38.0 14 33 0   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
E 6   28.1 20.5 30.0 63 4 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
E 9   25.5 17.9 26.0 63 4 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
E 15   24.5 17.1 24.5 63 5 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
SE 17   24.6 13.3 24.6 49 8 0   -
Mon 15:00 EDT
SW 6   32.0 13.9 31.0 33 13 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
SE 7   23.8 10.5 23.8 43 8 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
SW 22   23.0 11.2 23.0 47 9 1   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
SW 9   30.0 17.3 31.0 47 8 0   -

Station Details

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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Southern states swelter as power supply struggles

00:08 EDT

The power supply in Victoria and South Australia is being put to the test as five of the states and territories face an extreme heatwave, after temperatures in some areas hit 40 degrees Celsius.

Melbourne hits 42C before cool change as authorities defend 'heat kills' warnings

21:48 EDT

Melburnians — and the world's best tennis players — have battled through temperatures of about 42 degrees Celsius, as energy authorities curtailed some industrial users' power consumption and firefighters across Victoria stood on high alert.

Canberra braces for heatwave as temperatures expected to soar above 37C for four consecutive days

21:03 EDT

Canberrans are about to swelter through the weekend, with four consecutive days at or above 37 degrees Celsius.