Lightning Ridge Observations

Saturday December 7, 2019
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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 09:00 EDT
W 6   31.2 20.4 34.1 53 7 0   -
Thu 09:00 EDT
SE 9   26.0 17.2 26.6 58 5 0   -
Wed 09:00 EDT
W 4   24.8 15.0 25.7 54 5 0   -
Tue 09:00 EDT
SW 7   20.2 11.6 19.2 58 4 0   -
Mon 09:00 EDT
W 17   22.9 7.7 19.2 38 11 0   -
Sun 09:00 EDT
SW 4   21.9 12.2 21.9 54 4 0   -
Sat 09:00 EDT
NW 7   27.0 21.3 29.8 71 3 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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Weather News

Queensland weather stokes bushfires, leading to emergency warning north of Lowood

00:20 EDT

A number of fires have broken out in South-East Queensland on Friday afternoon amid a severe heatwave, with the community of Redbank Creek, north-west of Brisbane, told to leave immediately.

Heatwave hits eastern Queensland as outback air mass heads towards coast

17:58 EDT

A heatwave is gripping eastern Queensland, where some communities will sweat through temperatures up to 12 degrees Celsius above average today and tomorrow.

Australia's drought may be causing New Zealand's glaciers to turn red

17:21 EDT

The drought gripping eastern Australia is having consequences as far as 2,000 kilometres away, with the ice on New Zealand glaciers turning red and pink.