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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
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°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
≥ 30.0°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
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 0.0°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

Rain welcome but many in western Queensland 'still doing it tough'

21:28 EDT

Rain in parts of western Queensland in the past week has raised hope that the drought may finally be over, but the long, dry years have already devastated pastures and wiped out incomes for many farming families.

Solid central Australian rain a bonus as pastoral company progresses with drought-proofing strategy aimed at selling heavier cattle

17:06 EDT

A Central Australian pastoral company says recent solid rain across its five cattle stations is a welcome bonus as it continues with a drought-proofing strategy.

Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

16:18 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.