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Mackay Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 14°C
mostly_sunny

Now

24.8°C rising
Updated at 13:40 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the south, near zero chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south this evening. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 30.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.8°C rising
Dew Point 19.7°C steady
Feels Like 24.8°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
ENE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1018.1hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:16 EST
Sunset sunset
17:53 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 25.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 24.4°C
Proserpine Ap 26.3°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
26°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

9pm

Mostly clear
21°C

12am

Fog
18°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Aug 29
Sun
Aug 30
Mon
Aug 31
Tue
Sep 1
Wed
Sep 2
Thu
Sep 3
Fri
Sep 4

Mostly sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Late shower

Sunny
Maximum 26°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 26°C
Minimum 14°C 14°C 12°C 12°C 13°C 14°C 11°C
Chance of Rain 50% 80% 30% 40% 10% 30% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Very High Very High High Very High Very High
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 10
km/h
12
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
6
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 10km/h
SSE
E 12km/h
E
SW 4km/h
SW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
S 10km/h
S
ESE 13km/h
ESE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
E 11km/h
E
ESE 9km/h
ESE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
W 11km/h
W
NE 12km/h
NE
S 14km/h
S
E 6km/h
E
Relative Humidity 85% 67% 84% 68% 80% 59% 69% 56% 67% 58% 71% 54% 53% 40%
Dew Point 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 16°C 17°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 9°C 11°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:53 EST
sunrise
06:16 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:16 EST
moon
rise
Sat 17:21 EST
set
Sun 06:14 EST
moon
Sun
Aug 30
moon
Sat
Sep 5
moon
Sun
Sep 13
moon
Mon
Sep 21

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Aug 29
16.3°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Aug 28
17.2°C 24.6°C 0.2mm
Thu
Aug 27
15.9°C 25.0°C 0.2mm
Wed
Aug 26
16.4°C 26.0°C 0.0mm
Tue
Aug 25
17.6°C 28.7°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1271.1mm
107.2 Day(s)
Total For 2015
678.4mm
97 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1331.0mm
117 Day(s)
Wettest Day
115.8mm
Jan 23
Lowest Temperature
7.3°C
Jul 18
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Jan 19

Mackay Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
8.3°C
8th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
14th 1960
Average This Month
13.7°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
14.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.7°C
25th
Highest On Record
30.0°C
26th 2009
Average This Month
23.4°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.2mm
4th
Total This Month
1.2mm
6 Day(s)
Long-term Average
30.9mm
8.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
207.8mm
1998
Driest On Record
0.4mm
2008
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