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Mackay Forecast

This morning 19°C
Today 27°C
possible_shower

Now

24.1°C rising
Updated at 01:40 EST

Central Coast for Sunday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower or thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 26 to 31.
Monday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower. The chance of thunderstorms along the coastal fringe in the late morning. Light winds becoming S/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to between 15 and 19 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.1°C rising
Dew Point 19.2°C falling
Feels Like 24.1°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
SE 18km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1014.4hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:17 EST
Sunset sunset
17:46 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 20.9°C
Hamilton Island Ap 24.2°C
Proserpine Ap 19.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly clear
21°C

6am

Chance shower
19°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
23°C

12pm

Slight chance storm
27°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Apr 22
Mon
Apr 23
Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28

Possible shower

Possible shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 27°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C
Minimum 19°C 20°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 60% 40% 20% 5% 5% 70% 60%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High 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 18
km/h
17
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
6
km/h
9
km/h
6
km/h
6
km/h
10
km/h
10
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
S 15km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
S 11km/h
S
SE 13km/h
SE
S 6km/h
S
ESE 9km/h
ESE
SW 6km/h
SW
E 6km/h
E
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SE 10km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 81% 73% 77% 66% 74% 65% 71% 61% 68% 61% 64% 59% 67% 67%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 21°C 18°C 21°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:54 EST
sunrise
06:17 EST
sunset
17:46 EST
last light
18:09 EST
moon
rise
Sun 12:06 EST
set
Sun 23:28 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 23
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Apr 21
20.1°C 27°C 0.2mm
Fri
Apr 20
22.0°C 27.9°C 0.2mm
Thu
Apr 19
24.1°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Wed
Apr 18
21.9°C 28.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Apr 17
20.9°C 28.6°C 0.2mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1035.4mm
64.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
577.6mm
59 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1544.8mm
59 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
19.3°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

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April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.1°C
21st
Lowest On Record
11.2°C
29th 2017
Average This Month
22.2°C
+2.0°C
Long-term Average
20.2°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
27.3°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.6mm
2nd
Total This Month
187.8mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
146.2mm
15.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
521.4mm
1989
Driest On Record
9.2mm
1974
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16:45 EST

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