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Richmond Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 42°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

37.1°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EDT

Hunter for Wednesday Hot. Sunny morning. High (70%) chance of showers this afternoon and evening. A thunderstorm likely during this afternoon and evening. Winds W/NW 30 to 45 km/h shifting SE 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 37 to 42.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 37.1°C rising
Dew Point 16.1°C rising
Feels Like 37.6°C
Relative Humidity 29%
Wind icon
WNW 35km/h falling
Wind Gusts 57km/h
Pressure 1005.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 36.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:05 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:10 EDT

Nearby Now

Mangrove Mt 33.4°C
Penrith 37.0°C
Terrey Hills 34.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

SEVERE

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

9am

Clear
35°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
41°C

3pm

Mostly clear
38°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Wed 05:19 EDT
Fire Weather Warning for the Greater Sydney Region, Illawarra/Shoalhaven, Southern Ranges, Central Ranges & Southern Slopes

NSW/ACT - Wed 04:10 EDT
Gale Warning for Eden Coast. Strong Wind Warning for Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra and Batemans coasts. Cancelled in Coffs Coast

National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23
Tue
Jan 24

Possible thunderstorm

Late shower

Showers increasing

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Late shower
Maximum 42°C 27°C 33°C 30°C 30°C 38°C 43°C
Minimum 23°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 17°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 30% 70% 70% 40% 20% 50% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Low High High Very High Extreme 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 22
km/h
21
km/h
9
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
13
km/h
20
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NW 22km/h
NW
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 9km/h
SSE
E 16km/h
E
N 13km/h
N
NNW 20km/h
NNW
S 13km/h
S
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SSE 8km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
NE 9km/h
NE
NE 17km/h
NE
NNW 14km/h
NNW
WNW 16km/h
WNW
Relative Humidity 39% 32% 66% 58% 77% 60% 67% 45% 72% 42% 70% 33% 53% 31%
Dew Point 19°C 19°C 16°C 18°C 20°C 24°C 17°C 17°C 17°C 16°C 18°C 20°C 20°C 23°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:37 EDT
sunrise
06:05 EDT
sunset
20:10 EDT
last light
20:38 EDT
moon
set
Wed 11:36 EDT
rise
Wed 23:53 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Richmond Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
17.6°C 43°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
18.1°C 35.8°C 0.2mm
Sun
Jan 15
21.2°C 30.7°C 1.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
25.4°C 40.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Jan 13
22.7°C 44.5°C 0.0mm

Richmond Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
75.9mm
11.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
9.8mm
9 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
199.0mm
9 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.0mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
15.4°C
Jan 8
Highest Temperature
44.5°C
Jan 13

Richmond Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.4°C
8th
Lowest On Record
8.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
19.8°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
17.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
44.5°C
13th
Highest On Record
46.4°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
33.9°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.0mm
6th
Total This Month
9.8mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
75.9mm
11.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
155.0mm
2013
Driest On Record
18.2mm
2009
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08:26 EDT

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16:34 EDT

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Queensland weather: Heatwave conditions to return on Wednesday

16:09 EDT

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