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Climate Information for Riccarton



Climate Description:

Winters in Riccarton are usually cool for Scotland, with January daily temperatures of about 6.4°C and nights cooling off to 0.9°C in the coldest month. Summers are very warm, with daytime temperatures in July typically reaching 19.0°C and nights dipping to 10.8°C. Rainfall in Riccarton is low, totalling 792 mm in a typical year. Precipitation is distributed evenly, falling over about 139 days per year. Riccarton has average sunshine totals, with 1330 hours of sunshine recorded in a typical year.


Climate Averages:

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Average
High Temperature (°C)6.46.88.911.514.517.119.018.916.412.79.06.412.3
Low Temperature (°C)0.91.12.43.96.39.010.810.79.06.03.40.95.4
Sunshine (hours per day)1.52.53.44.56.05.25.44.84.13.02.11.23.6

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecAnnual Total
Sunshine (hours per month)45701061361851551681481239464361330
Precipitation (mm)815760485263667063887668792
Days with Precipitation141012101111101111131313139
Days of Air Frost11117410000271255


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Please note that the information on this page describes long-term climate averages and cannot be relied upon for predictions of the weather. While every effort has been made to produce the best climate estimates possible, users should be aware that they may contain errors. Further explanation is available about our climate information, how the data was derived, estimates of error, and details about the original data sources.


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