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Mackay Forecast

Today 22°C
Tonight 6°C
sunny

Now

17.1°C falling
Updated at 17:20 EST

Central Coast for Monday Sunny. Patches of light frost inland early this morning. Winds S 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures between 19 and 24.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 17.1°C falling
Dew Point 7.7°C rising
Feels Like 17.1°C
Relative Humidity 54%
Wind icon
S 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1019.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:39 EST
Sunset sunset
17:30 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 17.7°C
Hamilton Island Ap 17.8°C
Proserpine Ap 17.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
19°C

9pm

Clear
16°C

12am

Clear
12°C

3am

Clear
9°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 16:06 EST
Strong Wind Warning for Peninsula Coast, Cooktown Coast & Gold Coast Waters. Cancellation for South East Gulf of Carpentaria & Mackay Coast

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Jun 18
Tue
Jun 19
Wed
Jun 20
Thu
Jun 21
Fri
Jun 22
Sat
Jun 23
Sun
Jun 24

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 7°C 6°C 6°C 7°C 12°C 14°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 60% 70% 60% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index Moderate Moderate High High Moderate
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 24
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction S 24km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SSW 20km/h
SSW
SSE 14km/h
SSE
S 17km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
S 12km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 52% 40% 58% 45% 60% 54% 70% 65% 86% 79% 85% 76% 83% 73%
Dew Point 3°C 8°C 4°C 10°C 6°C 12°C 9°C 16°C 15°C 19°C 16°C 19°C 15°C 18°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
06:15 EST
sunrise
06:39 EST
sunset
17:30 EST
last light
17:54 EST
moon
set
Mon 22:16 EST
rise
Tue 11:21 EST
moon
Wed
Jun 20
moon
Thu
Jun 28
moon
Fri
Jul 6
moon
Fri
Jul 13

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jun 18
12.1°C 19°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jun 17
15.1°C 22.8°C 0.2mm
Sat
Jun 16
16.1°C 23.2°C 0.2mm
Fri
Jun 15
14.8°C 24.2°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jun 14
14.8°C 26.5°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jun
1204.1mm
88.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
636.6mm
85 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1746.8mm
79 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
9.0°C
Jun 3
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

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June Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.0°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
4.6°C
27th 1960
Average This Month
13.4°C
-0.8°C
Long-term Average
14.2°C
June Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
26.5°C
14th
Highest On Record
30.5°C
17th 2002
Average This Month
23.1°C
+1.2°C
Long-term Average
21.9°C
June Rainfall
Wettest This Month
6.4mm
9th
Total This Month
7.8mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
63.0mm
10.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
392.1mm
1967
Driest On Record
2.4mm
1968
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Weather News

Frosty start to Tuesday

17:18 EST

Cold air, clear skies and light winds will cause widespread frost across multiple states and territories on Tuesday morning.

Did this cold snap break records?

12:27 EST

A pulse of wintry weather has sent shivers across southeastern Australia during the last few days.

Could Ord Valley hay be the solution to feed shortages in drought-stricken SE Australia?

06:21 EST

Could fodder grown in Western Australia's remote Ord River Irrigation Scheme be the solution to the feed shortage on drought-stricken farmland in South Eastern Australia? The sub-tropical climate and access to irrigation allows farmers in the Ord to produce significant tonnages of Rhodes Grass hay for the local cattle industry, yields up to 30 tonnes per hectare a year.