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Richmond Forecast

Today 40°C
Tonight 22°C
sunny

Now

36.6°C falling
Updated at 12:20 EST

Nth Goldfields for Monday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm. Winds E/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late evening.

Currently at Richmond

24-hour graph
Temperature 36.6°C falling
Dew Point 10.7°C falling
Feels Like 35.1°C
Relative Humidity 21%
Wind icon
S 14km/h rising
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1011.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 29.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:40 EST
Sunset sunset
19:01 EST

Nearby Now

Julia Creek Ap 39.6°C
Hughenden Ap 35.0°C
Cloncurry Ap 37.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Winton

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
40°C

6pm

Mostly clear
38°C

9pm

Mostly clear
32°C

12am

Mostly clear
28°C

Nth Goldfields Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Richmond 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 11
Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Sunny
Maximum 40°C 40°C 40°C 40°C 42°C 42°C 42°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 10%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 16
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
20
km/h
26
km/h
16
km/h
21
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 16km/h
ENE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
E 20km/h
E
SE 26km/h
SE
ENE 20km/h
ENE
SE 26km/h
SE
ENE 16km/h
ENE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
NE 16km/h
NE
SE 19km/h
SE
NE 18km/h
NE
SE 18km/h
SE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
E 14km/h
E
Relative Humidity 33% 14% 34% 16% 36% 14% 32% 13% 28% 11% 31% 11% 34% 13%
Dew Point 14°C 8°C 14°C 10°C 14°C 8°C 14°C 7°C 13°C 6°C 14°C 6°C 16°C 9°C

Richmond Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:15 EST
sunrise
05:40 EST
sunset
19:01 EST
last light
19:26 EST
moon
set
Mon 13:03 EST
rise
Tue 01:35 EST
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
Mon
Dec 11
26°C - 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 10
25°C 41°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 9
21.1°C 43°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
20.1°C 41.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 7
15.4°C 41°C 0.0mm

Richmond Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
475.2mm
54.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
430.0mm
47 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
500.4mm
62 Day(s)
Wettest Day
71.8mm
Mar 8
Lowest Temperature
1.4°C
Jun 12
Highest Temperature
43.0°C
Dec 9

Richmond Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.8°C
5th
Lowest On Record
15.7°C
7th 2013
Average This Month
20.0°C
-3.4°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
43.0°C
9th
Highest On Record
45.0°C
1st 2006
Average This Month
39.1°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
38.1°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
1.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
65.3mm
7.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
139.6mm
2010
Driest On Record
12.6mm
2002
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Weather News

Heatwave breaking cool start to summer in southern Australia

12:40 EDT

Summer started out on a cool note for much of southern Australia, although a countrywide heat wave will send temperatures soaring this week.

Mid-week heat for the southeast

13:45 EDT

A very hot airmass will gradually approach from the northwest over the coming days, blanketing the southeast in very hot temperatures.

Storm respite for southeast QLD

11:33 EDT

After a very wet start to summer, Queensland's southeast can finally begin to dry out a little.