Richmond Climate

Richmond Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.1 29.2 27.0 24.0 20.8 18.0 17.6 19.7 22.7 25.3 27.1 28.7 24.2
Mean Min (°C)
17.7 17.8 15.7 11.6 7.6 5.2 3.7 4.5 8.1 11.0 14.2 16.1 11.1
Mean Rain (mm)
84.6 116.3 82.3 59.5 46.2 56.8 30.7 35.7 48.3 49.6 80.4 68.5 761.8
Median Rain (mm)
64.0 116.4 57.2 31.6 36.8 29.6 24.6 16.4 33.2 30.2 73.6 57.4 693.9
Mean Rain Days
11.9 11.6 11.7 10.2 10.5 10.7 8.7 6.7 7.7 8.7 11.7 10.7 115.8

Richmond Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
46.4 47.0 40.0 36.6 28.5 26.2 25.7 31.3 35.0 40.1 45.3 43.7 47.0
Low Max (°C)
18.8 18.1 17.9 15.0 13.0 11.5 9.5 12.6 13.3 15.2 14.2 14.6 9.5
High Min (°C)
26.2 24.9 22.9 19.7 17.7 14.4 14.1 17.0 19.6 19.5 23.0 25.0 26.2
Low Min (°C)
8.6 10.3 6.0 -0.4 -2.1 -4.8 -5.2 -4.0 -1.4 3.0 5.3 7.0 -5.2
High Rain (mm)
111.8 112.8 50.2 113.4 77.0 82.0 48.6 71.8 89.4 56.6 55.4 42.0 113.4

Richmond Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
34.1 32.6 30.3 26.7 23.9 20.1 18.9 22.8 26.2 28.2 30.5 32.2 25.3
Low Mn. Max (°C)
26.5 25.6 24.7 21.3 19.3 14.8 15.9 17.5 20.9 23.0 23.5 23.9 22.8
High Mn. Min (°C)
20.0 19.1 18.5 13.5 10.6 7.7 5.7 7.8 10.0 12.8 16.0 18.1 12.1
Low Mn. Min (°C)
15.1 15.4 13.9 8.5 4.7 2.3 0.8 1.7 6.0 8.8 12.0 14.4 10.2
High Rain (mm)
266.4 255.6 286.8 353.0 168.4 246.8 105.8 159.0 158.0 233.4 159.8 229.4 1051.2
Low Rain (mm)
18.2 8.0 12.8 2.2 2.8 1.2 1.4 0.0 4.2 1.0 13.8 14.6 490.6

Richmond Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

RICHMOND RAAF

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
1.5 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.3 2.8
≥ 35.0°C
5.6 3.4 0.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.9 3.2 3.8 17.2
≥ 30.0°C
14.9 11.6 6.3 1.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 1.7 5.7 8.5 12.1 59.5
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 2.9 7.8 12.3 10.5 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 30.9
≤ 0.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.7 3.2 6.1 4.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 12.9

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

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
36.2 34.0 30.9 27.5 23.2 20.2 19.9 23.2 27.3 30.8 32.3 34.0 30.6
Low Max
24.0 24.0 22.9 20.3 18.0 15.7 15.0 16.6 18.4 19.6 20.8 23.1 17.8
High Min
20.5 20.2 18.8 15.0 12.5 9.8 8.2 9.4 12.7 15.0 17.4 19.0 17.8
Low Min
14.8 14.7 12.2 7.5 2.9 0.1 -0.7 0.0 3.9 6.6 10.3 12.8 3.3

Richmond Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
23 23 23 23 23 22 22 22 22 22 23 23 22.5
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Maxima
24 24 24 24 24 23 23 23 23 23 24 24 23.4
Earliest Entry
1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1993 1993 1993 1993
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017
Years of Rainfall
23 23 22 23 23 22 22 22 22 22 23 22 22.4
Earliest Entry
1995 1995 1995 1995 1995 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994 1994
Latest Entry
2017 2017 2017 2017 2017 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2016 2017

Station Details

RICHMOND RAAF
Sydney, New South Wales ACT
33.6004°S 150.7761°E 19m AMSL
Commenced 1993
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Weather News

Don't count on Sydney's sunshine to stick around

15:53 EST

It was an aptly named Sunday today, with temperatures reaching 28 degrees in the city, and hitting 30 degrees for western Sydney.    A very weak seabreeze and increasing cloud will keep the temperatures up overnight, with the eastern suburbs looking to only drop to 16-to-18 degrees overnight.    On Monday, it will be another warm one.

Proper cold change crossing southern Australia

09:05 EST

This time of year is notable for its big weather swings and this week is no exception with some places in the south of the country expected to cool by as much as 15-20 degrees in 24 hours.

Crickets are the answer for farming family struggling with drought

08:27 EST

When beach volleyball player Zachery Schubert began a degree in nutrition, he did not expect to emerge as a cricket farmer.