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Richmond Forecast

Today 19°C
Tonight 8°C
mostly_sunny

Now

15.6°C falling
Updated at 17:30 EST

Hunter for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming S/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Large and powerful surf conditions in the afternoon and evening are expected to be hazardous for coastal activities such as rock fishing, swimming and surfing.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 15.6°C falling
Dew Point 7.9°C steady
Feels Like 15.6°C
Relative Humidity 60%
Wind icon
SSE 1km/h falling
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1016.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:28 EST
Sunset sunset
17:21 EST

Nearby Now

Mangrove Mt 12.3°C
Penrith 15.9°C
Terrey Hills 14.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
15°C

9pm

Mostly clear
14°C

12am

Mostly clear
12°C

3am

Clear
10°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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NSW/ACT - Thu 16:09 EST
Gale Warning for Byron, Coffs, Macquarie, Hunter, Sydney, Illawarra, Batemans and Eden coasts. Strong Wind Warning for remaining coasts

National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 27
Fri
Apr 28
Sat
Apr 29
Sun
Apr 30
Mon
May 1
Tue
May 2
Wed
May 3

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 19°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 25°C 23°C 20°C
Minimum 8°C 8°C 8°C 11°C 11°C 10°C 10°C
Chance of Rain 70% 5% 80% 80% 20% 50% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate Moderate Moderate 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 10
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
4
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
5
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction SW 10km/h
SW
SSW 15km/h
SSW
SW 11km/h
SW
SSW 10km/h
SSW
W 4km/h
W
S 10km/h
S
SSW 8km/h
SSW
SSE 12km/h
SSE
N 5km/h
N
N 10km/h
N
WNW 5km/h
WNW
WSW 11km/h
WSW
SW 11km/h
SW
SW 17km/h
SW
Relative Humidity 56% 44% 59% 41% 70% 43% 75% 60% 84% 48% 73% 45% 70% 44%
Dew Point 5°C 7°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 10°C 11°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 10°C 9°C 7°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:03 EST
sunrise
06:28 EST
sunset
17:20 EST
last light
17:46 EST
moon
set
Thu 18:12 EST
rise
Fri 08:00 EST
moon
Wed
May 3
moon
Thu
May 11
moon
Fri
May 19
moon
Fri
May 26

Richmond Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 27
8.9°C 20°C 1.4mm
Wed
Apr 26
12.8°C 24.7°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 25
15.2°C 27.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 24
12.9°C 25.6°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 23
11.1°C 26.1°C 0.0mm

Richmond Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
327.5mm
44.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
404.6mm
58 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
301.4mm
39 Day(s)
Wettest Day
43.2mm
Mar 22
Lowest Temperature
8.8°C
Apr 11
Highest Temperature
47.0°C
Feb 11

Richmond Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.8°C
11th
Lowest On Record
-0.4°C
23rd 2006
Average This Month
11.9°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
11.5°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
9th
Highest On Record
34.0°C
8th 1998
Average This Month
24.4°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
23.9°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
9.4mm
4th
Total This Month
24.0mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
49.1mm
9.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
131.2mm
2012
Driest On Record
2.2mm
1997
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Weather News

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14:58 EST

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Hobart heritage buildings not built to withstand Tasmania's toughest wind speeds

11:20 EST

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