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Lightning Ridge Daily Summaries
|Date||Min to 9am||Anomaly||Max from 9am||Anomaly||Rain to 9am|
|December 2016 Average||17 23.2||+3.2||17 40.8||+6.5|
|Dec 1997-2014 Average||20.0||34.3|
|Dec 1997-2014 Highest||29.5||24th 2005||43.5||8th 2009|
|Dec 1997-2014 Lowest||5.0||26th 2006||18.1||6th 2011|
|December 2016 Total||0.0||0 day(s)|
|Dec 1997-2014 Average Total||59.3||7.1 day(s)|
|Dec 1997-2014 Wettest Total||170.6||2007|
|Dec 1997-2014 Wettest 24hr Total||56.5||21st 2007|
|Dec 1997-2014 Driest Total||0.0||2000|
|Jan-Dec 2016 Total||648.4||71 day(s)|
|Jan-Dec 1997-2014 Average Total||470.7||61.5 day(s)|
Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
A teenager has been struck by lightning during dangerous thunderstorms in Queensland's south-east that caused structural damage and left thousands without power.
Following a run of cooler than average temperatures during the first half of next week, southwestern parts of Western Australia will see a return of hot conditions.
A burst of hazy heat enveloped Sydney on Friday, with temperatures just not letting up well into the evening.