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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 32.7 29.1 26.1 26.0 28.5 32.3 35.8 37.5 38.1 32.8
Mean Min (°C)
23.0 22.5 20.7 17.1 13.1 9.8 8.6 10.1 13.9 18.1 20.9 22.5 16.6
Mean Rain (mm)
121.5 103.7 59.5 22.9 15.1 15.2 9.3 4.2 6.3 15.9 31.1 70.4 475.2
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 7.8 4.9 2.1 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.8 1.0 2.2 3.9 6.2 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 42.3 40.6 37.0 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 23.1 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 51.6 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 17.6 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 95.3 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
6.4 2.5 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.0 9.2 26.9
≥ 35.0°C
22.9 17.7 16.7 6.5 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.5 6.7 20.5 25.0 25.7 142.1
≥ 30.0°C
29.1 26.4 28.9 25.5 14.2 4.2 3.9 11.1 23.5 29.1 28.9 29.4 253.8
≤ 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 0.4

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
118 119 120 118 119 118 120 119 120 119 118 115 118.6
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
119 120 119 119 119 119 118 119 119 119 118 116 118.7
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
125 125 125 125 125 125 124 125 125 125 125 125 124.9
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

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

King Ash Bay fishing village flooded as Tropical Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria

14:35 EDT

Shacks in the fishing village of King Ash Bay in the Northern Territory's Gulf of Carpentaria have been flooded by the McArthur River.

Tropical Cyclone Alfred emerges over the Gulf

13:45 EDT

Early today, a tropical low that has been lingering over the Gulf of Carpentaria was upgraded to tropical cyclone.

Alice Springs the calm centre of Australia's wild weekend weather

13:15 EDT

With wild weather having erupted across the margins of the continent over the weekend, the interior of Australia was pleasantly devoid of significant weather.