Compared to the rest of Australia, Richmond experiences exceptionally high daytime temperatures and numbers of clear days along with far below average humidity levels. Overnight temperatures are above average and wind speed, rainfall and numbers of cloudy days are below average.
Richmond has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Richmond begins around October and ends around April. Over the course of the wet season, Richmond receives around 424.8mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from May to September, less than 65.3mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in January it rains on average 8.6 days in that one month. Indeed, Richmond has experienced as much as 162.8mm in a single February day. The wettest month on record is January with 664.2mm of rain falling.
Temperatures in the wet season average between 32.7 and 38OC during the day and 17 and 22.9OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 25.9 and 32.2OC during the day and 8.5 and 13.8OC at night.
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22/4/18 12:40PM (EST); 11:40AM (CST); 10:40AM (WST)