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Richmond Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 37°C
thunderstorms

Now

25.6°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EDT

Central Tablelands for Saturday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers this afternoon. The chance of thunderstorms in the north during the morning then likely redeveloping throughout during the afternoon. Winds W/NW 15 to 25 km/h tending W/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 37.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.6°C rising
Dew Point 19.7°C falling
Feels Like 26.7°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
E 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1013.7hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Penrith 25.4°C
Horsley Park 26.2°C
Badgerys Creek 24.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
33°C

3pm

Mostly clear
37°C

6pm

Mostly clear
33°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Thunder-
storms

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 32°C 37°C 41°C 42°C 27°C 31°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 24°C 19°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 50% 40% 40% 50% 80% 60% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Moderate Very High Very High Very High Moderate Very High Very High
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 7
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NE 7km/h
NE
E 12km/h
E
SSW 13km/h
SSW
SE 15km/h
SE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
N 17km/h
N
NNW 18km/h
NNW
WNW 22km/h
WNW
S 14km/h
S
SE 18km/h
SE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ENE 18km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 70% 32% 76% 52% 74% 36% 61% 15% 34% 19% 69% 46% 70% 40%
Dew Point 20°C 18°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 10°C 16°C 14°C 16°C 15°C 17°C 16°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 18:07 EDT
rise
Sun 04:58 EDT
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Richmond Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
22°C 30°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
17.6°C 42°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 13
16.1°C 38.3°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
16.9°C 33.5°C 0.0mm
Mon
Dec 11
14.2°C 32.9°C 0.0mm

Richmond Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
758.9mm
120.8 Day(s)
Total For 2017
659.2mm
115 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
766.2mm
106 Day(s)
Wettest Day
68.6mm
Jun 8
Lowest Temperature
-2.1°C
Jul 22
Highest Temperature
47.0°C
Feb 11

Richmond Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
13.7°C
10th
Lowest On Record
7.0°C
7th 2002
Average This Month
16.4°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
16.1°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
42.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
43.7°C
21st 1994
Average This Month
31.3°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
28.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.4mm
3rd
Total This Month
30.0mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
68.5mm
10.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
229.4mm
2014
Driest On Record
14.6mm
1997
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