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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)
36.7 36.2 35.7 33.3 29.8 26.6 26.7 29.0 33.2 36.6 37.7 38.1 33.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.4 22.8 21.3 17.9 13.3 10.1 8.8 9.9 14.7 18.8 21.7 23.4 17.2
Mean Rain (mm)
129.8 80.6 62.6 30.7 7.7 18.0 12.3 5.1 4.0 9.9 49.2 65.3 477.6
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
10.8 8.6 5.8 3.6 2.0 2.2 1.8 1.2 1.4 2.7 6.2 7.9 51.9

Richmond Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
44.6 43.6 43.2 39.0 37.9 34.0 36.1 37.0 40.4 42.6 43.9 45.0 45.0
Low Max (°C)
23.2 24.6 24.0 19.9 13.4 12.5 11.1 14.9 18.9 19.6 24.0 24.0 11.1
High Min (°C)
30.9 28.8 27.9 26.6 24.6 21.5 19.5 20.0 23.8 28.0 30.0 30.1 30.9
Low Min (°C)
15.0 13.1 12.0 4.1 2.3 -1.0 -0.9 0.3 5.0 5.7 12.5 15.7 -1.0
High Rain (mm)
113.8 70.0 88.0 72.8 28.8 48.8 54.0 31.6 13.8 31.0 80.0 68.0 113.8

Richmond Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.1 39.6 38.8 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 31.7 34.6 34.0 33.5 31.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.3 24.9 23.1 20.3 17.5 13.1 12.0 12.1 18.1 21.2 24.1 24.7 18.4
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)
324.6 194.2 181.2 190.6 36.0 146.0 127.8 39.6 38.6 69.8 183.4 139.6 854.6
Low Rain (mm)
12.6 7.8 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
5.2 2.8 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 3.7 7.4 10.2 29.1
≥ 35.0°C
22.5 19.6 19.1 9.2 0.7 0.0 0.1 0.9 9.8 23.4 25.4 25.8 150.1
≥ 30.0°C
29.0 26.9 28.8 26.1 16.3 5.4 4.4 11.6 24.2 29.9 29.1 29.9 252.1
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 1.5 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.2
≤ 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
19 19 19 19 19 18 19 18 18 19 19 19 18.7
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
19 19 19 20 20 18 19 18 18 19 19 19 18.8
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
18 19 20 19 19 18 19 18 18 19 19 19 18.6
Earliest Entry
1999 1999 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998 1998
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

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

Cheeky Canberrans disrobe and jump in the lake to mark winter solstice

14:01 EST

It's the shortest day of the year, so why not take off all of your clothes and plunge into the freezing lake to celebrate? That's what a brave group of Canberrans did early on Thursday morning to mark the winter solstice and raise money for charity.

Frosty start to winter solstice

09:57 EST

It was another cold and frosty morning across the southern half a Australia on Thursday as the sun rose on the shortest day of the year.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

09:07 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.