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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries

December 2017
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
Fri 01/12/2017 22.5 +2.4 34.0 -0.5 0.0  
Sat 02/12/2017 20.8 +0.7 27.5 -7.0 21.8  
Sun 03/12/2017 14.5 -5.6 25.2 -9.3 28.3  
Mon 04/12/2017 14.2 -5.9 25.9 -8.6 0.2  
Tue 05/12/2017 14.9 -5.2 27.1 -7.4 0.0  
Wed 06/12/2017 14.8 -5.3 30.5 -4.0 0.0  
Thu 07/12/2017 13.5 -6.6 35 +1 0.0  
Fri 08/12/2017 8.4 -11.7 35.2 +0.7 0.0  
Sat 09/12/2017 18.6 -1.5 32.8 -1.7 0.0  
Sun 10/12/2017 19.9 -0.2 34.4 -0.1 0.0  
Mon 11/12/2017 22.3 +2.2 36.2 +1.7 0.0  
Tue 12/12/2017 21.5 +1.4 37.0 +2.5 0.0  
Wed 13/12/2017 23.5 +3.4 37.5 +3.0 0.0  
Thu 14/12/2017 23.6 +3.5 39 +5 0.0  
Fri 15/12/2017 25 +5 - - 0.0  
 
December 2017 Average 18.5 -1.6 32.7 -1.8    
Dec 1997-2016 Average 20.1   34.5      
Dec 1997-2016 Highest 29.9 5th 2016 43.6 4th 2016    
Dec 1997-2016 Lowest 5.0 26th 2006 18.1 6th 2011    
 
December 2017 Total         50.3 3 day(s)
Dec 1997-2016 Average Total         60.3 6.9 day(s)
Dec 1997-2016 Wettest Total         170.6 2007
Dec 1997-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         67.0 27th 2015
Dec 1997-2016 Driest Total         0.0 2000
 
Jan-Dec 2017 Total         314.1 45 day(s)
Jan-Dec 1997-2017 Average Total         476.0 61.8 day(s)
 
Highlights the coolest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the warmest minimum or maximum temperature during the period.
 
Highlights the highest daily rainfall during the period.
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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 VISITOR INFORMATION CENT
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
29.4310°S 147.9722°E 154m AMSL
Commenced 1997
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