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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)
36.6 35.8 35.4 33.1 29.5 26.5 26.7 29.1 33.4 36.6 37.5 38.2 33.2
Mean Min (°C)
23.3 22.7 21.0 17.9 13.0 9.8 8.6 9.8 14.7 18.8 21.6 23.3 17.0
Mean Rain (mm)
127.3 87.8 56.2 36.0 8.0 18.7 6.1 5.4 3.6 10.3 52.4 63.6 470.3
Median Rain (mm)
112.6 83.4 33.4 9.2 0.5 0.1 0.6 0.6 0.0 0.4 25.8 39.2 462.8
Mean Rain Days
10.6 9.1 5.7 4.1 1.8 1.9 1.4 1.2 1.2 2.9 6.3 7.8 52.7

Richmond Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.6 41.8 41.4 39.0 37.9 34.0 36.1 37.0 40.4 42.6 43.8 45.0 45.0
Low Max (°C)
23.2 24.6 24.0 19.9 13.4 12.5 14.5 14.9 18.9 19.6 24.0 24.0 12.5
High Min (°C)
30.9 28.0 27.2 26.6 23.2 21.5 19.3 20.0 23.8 28.0 30.0 30.1 30.9
Low Min (°C)
15.0 13.1 12.0 6.0 2.3 -1.0 -0.9 0.3 5.0 5.7 12.5 15.7 -1.0
High Rain (mm)
85.6 70.0 88.0 72.8 28.8 48.8 17.2 31.6 13.8 31.0 80.0 68.0 88.0

Richmond Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.1 38.6 38.2 35.4 32.8 28.4 28.8 32.5 35.9 38.7 40.1 41.0 34.8
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.7 32.1 32.2 30.5 27.0 21.7 25.2 27.4 32.1 34.6 34.0 33.5 31.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.3 24.9 22.7 20.3 17.3 13.0 12.0 12.1 18.1 21.2 24.1 24.7 18.3
Low Mn. Min (°C)
22.1 20.4 17.9 13.0 8.4 7.0 6.2 7.4 13.1 15.9 19.7 21.4 15.5
High Rain (mm)
324.6 194.2 179.0 190.6 36.0 146.0 42.8 39.6 38.6 69.8 183.4 139.6 854.6
Low Rain (mm)
12.6 21.8 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 3.2 12.6 219.0

Richmond Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RICHMOND AIRPORT

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°C
5.3 2.0 0.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.8 6.9 10.3 28.9
≥ 35°C
22.3 18.6 17.8 8.4 0.4 0.0 0.1 0.9 10.7 23.6 25.2 25.8 151.3
≥ 30°C
28.8 26.7 28.4 25.9 15.0 5.4 4.4 11.7 24.3 29.9 29.0 29.9 256.2
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 1.6 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.5
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
39.0 39.0 38.0 36.0 32.8 30.7 30.0 33.0 36.4 39.6 40.2 41.7 38.5
Low Max
32.7 32.0 33.0 30.9 26.8 22.7 23.0 25.0 29.2 33.7 34.2 34.2 27.0
High Min
25.2 25.0 23.9 21.6 17.6 15.0 13.4 14.7 19.0 22.9 24.8 26.7 23.9
Low Min
21.0 20.4 18.0 14.6 8.0 5.1 4.0 5.1 10.9 14.1 18.0 20.1 9.0

Richmond Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
16 16 16 16 16 16 17 16 16 17 17 17 16.3
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Maxima
16 16 16 17 17 16 17 16 16 17 17 17 16.3
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014
Years of Rainfall
15 16 17 16 16 16 17 16 16 17 17 17 16.2
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014 2014

Station Details

RICHMOND AIRPORT
Nth Goldfields, Queensland
20.7017°S 143.1167°E 206m AMSL
Commenced 1998
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Weather News

July wrap up around the grounds

16:19 EST

The month of July was quite dynamic across the nation, with some particularly strong cold fronts which delivered low level snow as far north as the Border Ranges, and spells of prolonged dry and warm conditions, particularly along the east coast.

Widespread rain to quench thirsty West Australian crops

16:02 EST

Widespread, drenching rain across many parts of Western Australia's agricultural region, brings a smile to the faces of local farmers.

The Photo Fence: Artists capture Darwin homeowners' love affair with high fences

15:20 EST

Some encase Darwin's homes in a gnarled mesh vestige while others stand like spiked watchmen separating the street from those living inside.