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Richmond Climate

Richmond Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.9 35.7 34.9 32.8 29.1 26.2 26.0 28.5 32.3 35.8 37.6 38.1 32.8
Mean Min (°C)
23.1 22.6 20.8 17.1 13.1 9.9 8.6 10.1 14.0 18.1 21.0 22.5 16.7
Mean Rain (mm)
121.5 102.2 60.5 22.3 14.8 15.3 10.0 4.2 6.4 15.8 31.1 71.0 476.2
Median Rain (mm)
91.6 86.6 39.4 2.2 2.8 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 18.3 53.2 462.7
Mean Rain Days
8.7 7.7 4.9 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.3 0.8 1.0 2.2 3.9 6.3 41.5

Richmond Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.0 44.0 42.4 40.6 37.8 34.5 36.1 37.3 40.2 43.3 45.5 45.6 46.0
Low Max (°C)
22.6 20.6 21.1 15.4 12.5 11.2 10.0 13.5 16.0 18.0 19.2 22.3 10.0
High Min (°C)
31.2 30.1 29.5 26.6 24.6 22.2 20.8 22.2 25.7 28.2 29.9 32.2 32.2
Low Min (°C)
13.3 12.5 10.6 3.6 1.1 -2.4 -2.2 -1.1 2.2 4.4 7.3 10.2 -2.4
High Rain (mm)
134.1 162.8 152.4 97.3 95.0 74.1 53.2 41.4 43.0 66.0 87.6 149.4 162.8

Richmond Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.8 40.4 38.8 36.3 32.4 29.6 30.0 32.5 36.1 38.6 41.1 41.3 35.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.6 31.3 30.7 27.7 24.7 21.1 21.7 24.9 28.1 32.6 33.6 33.3 30.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.5 25.1 23.9 20.4 18.3 14.8 13.4 13.8 18.9 22.1 24.6 24.9 19.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.2 19.9 17.3 13.4 8.4 5.1 5.2 6.1 10.2 14.3 18.2 18.5 14.4
High Rain (mm)
664.2 450.5 304.3 205.7 157.2 164.3 116.7 70.2 63.0 134.4 203.7 315.8 1160.2
Low Rain (mm)
4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 108.1

Richmond Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RICHMOND POST OFFICE

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Richmond Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
6.3 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.1 9.1 26.8
≥ 35.0°C
22.9 17.9 16.9 6.7 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 6.6 20.4 25.0 25.7 142.0
≥ 30.0°C
29.1 26.4 28.9 25.5 14.4 4.3 3.9 11.1 23.5 29.1 28.9 29.4 253.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

Richmond 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.6 39.1 37.8 35.6 32.2 30.0 29.7 32.0 35.6 38.9 40.5 41.1 38.6
Low Max
32.9 32.2 31.9 30.0 25.6 21.9 21.7 24.7 28.9 32.8 34.7 34.9 26.7
High Min
25.6 24.9 23.6 20.6 17.5 14.4 13.3 14.8 18.3 21.9 24.0 25.4 23.3
Low Min
20.6 20.2 17.8 13.4 8.3 4.9 3.9 5.4 9.4 13.8 17.3 19.4 8.9

Richmond Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
121 122 123 121 122 120 121 121 122 121 120 117 120.9
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
122 123 122 122 122 121 120 121 121 121 120 118 121.0
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
128 128 128 128 128 127 126 127 127 127 127 127 127.3
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

RICHMOND POST OFFICE
Nth Goldfields, Queensland
20.7289°S 143.1425°E 211m AMSL
Commenced 1889
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Weather News

Hobart to break November heat record

19:58 EDT

Parts of southern Tasmania registered their highest November temperature in a decade today, while Hobart is one day away from a new November heat record.

Hot summer outlook provokes bushfire danger update

18:02 EDT

The prediction of a hotter-than-average summer has led to an update of the national bushfire outlook, with Australia's most highly populated areas — including regions around Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart — facing an above-average fire risk.

BOM announces short, weak La Nina probability for summer lacking rainfall but packing heatwaves

10:37 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology's latest climate wrap has tilted the warning level over to a La Nina alert, the highest level below an official La Nina.