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Richmond Forecast

Tonight 6°C
Tomorrow 20°C
sunny

Now

12.4°C falling
Updated at 22:20 EST

Hunter for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of rain about the Upper Hunter, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm about the Upper Hunter early this evening. Winds NW 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening.
Friday Mostly sunny. Slight (20%) chance of a shower about the Upper Hunter in the early morning. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds W 25 to 40 km/h decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the late afternoon.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 12.4°C falling
Dew Point 6.9°C falling
Feels Like 11.6°C
Relative Humidity 69%
Wind icon
W 9km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1002.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:49 EST
Sunset sunset
16:58 EST

Nearby Now

Mangrove Mt 11.5°C
Terrey Hills 13.4°C

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
11°C

3am

Clear
8°C

6am

Clear
6°C

9am

Clear
12°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:05 EST
Gale Warning for Batemans & Eden Coasts. Strong Wind Warning for Sydney Waters, Byron, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney & Illawarra Coasts

New South Wales/ACT Weather Update

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Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
May 26
Fri
May 27
Sat
May 28
Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Sunny

Frost then sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 21°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 18°C
Minimum 8°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 1°C 2°C 6°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 80% 10% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Moderate Low Low Low Low
Frost Risk Nil Nil Slight Slight High Moderate Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 13
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
27
km/h
10
km/h
21
km/h
11
km/h
15
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 13km/h
NNW
NW 21km/h
NW
WSW 16km/h
WSW
W 27km/h
W
NW 10km/h
NW
W 21km/h
W
WNW 11km/h
WNW
W 15km/h
W
WNW 7km/h
WNW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
SSW 6km/h
SSW
SE 14km/h
SE
SW 5km/h
SW
ENE 14km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 91% 53% 59% 29% 84% 51% 73% 35% 75% 37% 83% 57% 94% 65%
Dew Point 10°C 11°C 5°C 1°C 7°C 7°C 6°C 4°C 4°C 4°C 6°C 11°C 10°C 11°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:23 EST
sunrise
06:50 EST
sunset
16:58 EST
last light
17:25 EST
moon
set
Fri 10:47 EST
rise
Fri 21:49 EST
moon
Sun
May 29
moon
Sun
Jun 5
moon
Sun
Jun 12
moon
Mon
Jun 20

Richmond Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
May 26
8.7°C 22°C 0.0mm
Wed
May 25
0.5°C 21.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
May 24
2.2°C 23.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 23
7.9°C 27.3°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 22
8.0°C 26.2°C 0.0mm

Richmond Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
376.5mm
54.7 Day(s)
Total For 2016
305.2mm
44 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
675.2mm
76 Day(s)
Wettest Day
74.0mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
0.5°C
May 25
Highest Temperature
40.0°C
Jan 14

Richmond Almanac

full climatology
May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
0.5°C
25th
Lowest On Record
-1.4°C
31st 2005
Average This Month
7.5°C
+0.0°C
Long-term Average
7.5°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.5°C
17th
Highest On Record
28.3°C
2nd 1994
Average This Month
24.8°C
+4.1°C
Long-term Average
20.7°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.4mm
1st
Total This Month
3.2mm
4 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.0mm
10.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
168.4mm
1998
Driest On Record
2.8mm
2008
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