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Richmond Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 20°C
cloudy

Now

30.0°C rising
Updated at 13:30 EDT

Hunter for Sunday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers about the Upper Hunter, slight chance elsewhere. Thunderstorms possible this morning but more likely during the afternoon. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 37.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 30.0°C rising
Dew Point 19.4°C rising
Feels Like 31.5°C
Relative Humidity 53%
Wind icon
SSE 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1014.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Mangrove Mt 28.6°C
Penrith 30.9°C
Terrey Hills 25.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Richmond

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
25°C

12am

Mostly clear
23°C

Hunter Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22
Sat
Dec 23

Cloudy

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Showers
Maximum 32°C 37°C 42°C 43°C 27°C 32°C 35°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 21°C 26°C 18°C 16°C 17°C
Chance of Rain 40% 50% 20% 70% 50% 30% 70%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Moderate High Moderate Moderate 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 13
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
17
km/h
13
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 13km/h
SSW
SSE 16km/h
SSE
N 7km/h
N
ENE 12km/h
ENE
N 9km/h
N
N 17km/h
N
NNW 13km/h
NNW
W 17km/h
W
S 14km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
S 7km/h
S
E 15km/h
E
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NE 15km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 76% 52% 73% 35% 61% 15% 35% 23% 81% 64% 77% 48% 69% 36%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 10°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 17°C 19°C 19°C 18°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
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sunrise
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sunset
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last light
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moon
set
Mon 19:52 EDT
rise
Tue 06:24 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
Sun
Dec 17
22°C - 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 16
22°C 39°C 0.0mm
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

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
792.4mm
107 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
17.1°C
+1.0°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
31.8°C
+3.1°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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10:48 EDT

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