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Richmond Forecast

Tonight 19°C
Tomorrow 37°C
late_thunder

Now

23.4°C falling
Updated at 23:10 EDT

Central Tablelands for Friday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and early evening. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 26 to 36.
Saturday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and early evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and early evening. 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. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 31 to 37.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.4°C falling
Dew Point 20.0°C steady
Feels Like 23.4°C
Relative Humidity 81%
Wind icon
WNW 5km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1013.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
05:41 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:03 EDT

Nearby Now

Penrith 23.0°C
Horsley Park 22.5°C
Badgerys Creek 22.0°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
22°C

3am

Mostly clear
20°C

6am

Mostly clear
19°C

9am

Mostly clear
25°C

Central Tablelands Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21

Possible shower

Late thunder

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers
Maximum 30°C 37°C 32°C 37°C 41°C 42°C 27°C
Minimum 21°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 21°C 24°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 50% 50% 20% 30% 40% 80% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Moderate Very High Moderate Very High High Moderate
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 15
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction S 15km/h
S
SSE 12km/h
SSE
NE 7km/h
NE
SW 12km/h
SW
S 12km/h
S
SE 15km/h
SE
NNE 7km/h
NNE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
N 10km/h
N
N 18km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
WNW 20km/h
WNW
S 13km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 71% 49% 70% 34% 77% 52% 74% 37% 58% 19% 35% 19% 68% 50%
Dew Point 19°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 14°C 16°C 14°C 17°C 16°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

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Sat 18:07 EDT
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Sun 04:58 EDT
moon
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Dec 26
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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
742.8mm
105 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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