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Mackay Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 24°C
possible_shower

Now

30.0°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (40%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north during this afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Mackay

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Temperature 30.0°C rising
Dew Point 24.4°C rising
Feels Like 35.5°C
Relative Humidity 72%
Wind icon
ESE 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1013.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EST
Sunset sunset
18:37 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 29.9°C
Hamilton Island Ap 30.3°C
Proserpine Ap 31.5°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
30°C

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 70% 80% 80% 80% 60% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
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 9
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
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km/h
20
km/h
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km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
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km/h
21
km/h
25
km/h
24
km/h
Wind Direction SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 75% 68% 78% 72% 80% 74% 78% 71% 74% 66% 69% 63% 69% 65%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 23°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:56 EST
sunset
18:37 EST
last light
19:00 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:10 EST
rise
Thu 02:35 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 21
23.1°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 20
23.1°C 31.7°C 1.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
23.3°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
22.1°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
22.8°C 30.3°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
605.4mm
32.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
631.0mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
505.4mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 14

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
24.4°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
31.1°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
92.8mm
16th
Total This Month
150.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
327.5mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1071.4mm
1968
Driest On Record
29.2mm
1983
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Weather News

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09:58 EDT

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Ex-Tropical Cyclone Alfred makes landfall, weakens to tropical low

08:36 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Alfred has weakened to a tropical low as it nears landfall on the Gulf of Carpentaria's southern coast, but the Bureau of Meteorology warned the weather system remained powerful.

Cyclone Alfred forms in Gulf of Carpentaria prompting evacuations at Borroloola

06:34 EDT

Some homes in the community of Borroloola on the Gulf of Carpentaria were evacuated with 74 residents sheltering elsewhere, as they waited for Cyclone Alfred to make landfall about sunrise on Tuesday.