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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

Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

13:46 EDT

A four-day heatwave that begins on Wednesday will bring the same kind of conditions that saw more than 200 Queenslanders treated for heat stroke and dehydration last week.

Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

11:37 EDT

The Great Northern Highway has been closed between Fitzroy Crossing and Halls Creek, as rivers rise across northern Western Australia following a week of steady rain.

Heat fuelling southern fire danger today

11:12 EDT

Total fire bans are in place for parts of South Australia and Victoria today as temperatures soar ahead of an approaching cool change.