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Newcastle Observations

Wednesday February 22, 2017
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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
Wed 09:00 EDT
N 19   24.4 17.0 24.4 63 5 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
NE 9   21.8 15.8 21.8 69 3 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
NW 9   21.5 6.9 21.5 39 8 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
SW 9   21.0 19.1 21.0 89 2 3   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
NW 9   28.0 18.7 29.0 57 6 2   -
Fri 09:00 EDT
NE 9   26.6 20.7 28.0 70 3 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
NE 9   23.2 18.1 23.2 73 3 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
- 0   22.0 18.7 22.0 82 2 2   -

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Hunter, New South Wales/ACT
32.8906°S 151.7068°E 21m AMSL
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