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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

Drought bites hard and drought maps questioned

17:46 EST

The accuracy of the current official figure of 66 per cent of Queensland being declared as in drought is being challenged.

Severe storm warning for south-east Queensland cancelled after series of cells sweep through region

16:36 EST

Severe thunderstorm warnings for south-east Queensland have been cancelled after a series of small cells swept through the region.

NSW weather: Record-breaking 40-degree temperature expected this weekend

16:24 EST

Total fire bans have been implemented across half of the state with some parts expected to hit 40 degrees Celsius for the first time in September since records began.