Richmond Climate

Richmond Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
36.9 35.7 34.9 32.8 29.1 26.2 26.0 28.5 32.3 35.8 37.6 38.1 32.8
Mean Min (°C)
23.1 22.6 20.8 17.1 13.1 9.9 8.6 10.1 14.0 18.1 21.0 22.5 16.7
Mean Rain (mm)
121.5 102.2 60.5 22.3 14.8 15.3 10.0 4.2 6.4 15.8 31.1 71.0 476.2
Median Rain (mm)
91.6 86.6 39.4 2.2 2.8 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.4 18.3 53.2 462.7
Mean Rain Days
8.7 7.7 4.9 2.0 1.6 1.5 1.3 0.8 1.0 2.2 3.9 6.3 41.5

Richmond Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.0 44.0 42.4 40.6 37.8 34.5 36.1 37.3 40.2 43.3 45.5 45.6 46.0
Low Max (°C)
22.6 20.6 21.1 15.4 12.5 11.2 10.0 13.5 16.0 18.0 19.2 22.3 10.0
High Min (°C)
31.2 30.1 29.5 26.6 24.6 22.2 20.8 22.2 25.7 28.2 29.9 32.2 32.2
Low Min (°C)
13.3 12.5 10.6 3.6 1.1 -2.4 -2.2 -1.1 2.2 4.4 7.3 10.2 -2.4
High Rain (mm)
134.1 162.8 152.4 97.3 95.0 74.1 53.2 41.4 43.0 66.0 87.6 149.4 162.8

Richmond Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
40.8 40.4 38.8 36.3 32.4 29.6 30.0 32.5 36.1 38.6 41.1 41.3 35.2
Low Mn. Max (°C)
30.6 31.3 30.7 27.7 24.7 21.1 21.7 24.9 28.1 32.6 33.6 33.3 30.4
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.5 25.1 23.9 20.4 18.3 14.8 13.4 13.8 18.9 22.1 24.6 24.9 19.0
Low Mn. Min (°C)
20.2 19.9 17.3 13.4 8.4 5.1 5.2 6.1 10.2 14.3 18.2 18.5 14.4
High Rain (mm)
664.2 450.5 304.3 205.7 157.2 164.3 116.7 70.2 63.0 134.4 203.7 315.8 1160.2
Low Rain (mm)
4.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 108.1

Richmond Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RICHMOND POST OFFICE

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Richmond Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40.0°C
6.3 2.6 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.0 6.1 9.1 26.8
≥ 35.0°C
22.9 17.9 16.9 6.7 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.5 6.6 20.4 25.0 25.7 142.0
≥ 30.0°C
29.1 26.4 28.9 25.5 14.4 4.3 3.9 11.1 23.5 29.1 28.9 29.4 253.0
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 1.3 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 2.4
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3

Richmond 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
40.6 39.1 37.8 35.6 32.2 30.0 29.7 32.0 35.6 38.9 40.5 41.1 38.6
Low Max
32.9 32.2 31.9 30.0 25.6 21.9 21.7 24.7 28.9 32.8 34.7 34.9 26.7
High Min
25.6 24.9 23.6 20.6 17.5 14.4 13.3 14.8 18.3 21.9 24.0 25.4 23.3
Low Min
20.6 20.2 17.8 13.4 8.3 4.9 3.9 5.4 9.4 13.8 17.3 19.4 8.9

Richmond Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
121 122 123 121 122 120 121 121 122 121 120 117 120.9
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
122 123 122 122 122 121 120 121 121 121 120 118 121.0
Earliest Entry
1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893 1893
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
128 128 128 128 128 127 126 127 127 127 127 127 127.3
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

RICHMOND POST OFFICE
Nth Goldfields, Queensland
20.7289°S 143.1425°E 211m AMSL
Commenced 1889
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Weather News

Rainfall totals creep up as monsoon conditions burst across the north

15:38 EDT

From flooding rain across rivers in the Northern Territory and Queensland, to hail and dust storms across NSW and widespread rainfall across Victoria, this week has been busy across the east and north.

String of heat caps off January for Canberra

12:30 EDT

While northern and eastern NSW are in for storms and rain, Australia's capital is experiencing a sweltering Australia day, with the hot temperatures set to stretch to the end of the month.

A Stormy Australia Day Ahead for the East and North

15:24 EDT

Australia Day will be a stormy one for much of northern and eastern Australia as a deep trough brings sparky skies.