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Mackay Forecast

Today 26°C
Tonight 17°C
sunny

Now

23.1°C steady
Updated at 16:40 EST

Central Coast for Sunday Mostly clear. Winds E/NE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.1°C steady
Dew Point 17.4°C rising
Feels Like 23.1°C
Relative Humidity 70%
Wind icon
SE 12km/h steady
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1017.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:32 EST
Sunset sunset
17:29 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 23.6°C
Hamilton Island Ap 23.6°C
Proserpine Ap 24.2°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
23°C

9pm

Clear
22°C

12am

Clear
20°C

3am

Clear
19°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
May 29
Mon
May 30
Tue
May 31
Wed
Jun 1
Thu
Jun 2
Fri
Jun 3
Sat
Jun 4

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 12°C 17°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 18°C 18°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 30% 60% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
UV Index High High Moderate Moderate 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 18
km/h
15
km/h
14
km/h
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km/h
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19
km/h
20
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19
km/h
20
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16
km/h
15
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
E 9km/h
E
ENE 10km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 59% 63% 75% 67% 68% 66% 73% 69% 75% 71% 76% 74% 84% 78%
Dew Point 10°C 18°C 18°C 20°C 17°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 22°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
06:08 EST
sunrise
06:32 EST
sunset
17:29 EST
last light
17:53 EST
moon
rise
Mon 00:06 EST
set
Mon 12:50 EST
moon
Sun
Jun 5
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Jun 12
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Jun 28

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
May 29
16.8°C 25°C 0.0mm
Sat
May 28
19.4°C 28.2°C 0.0mm
Fri
May 27
20.6°C 29.9°C 0.0mm
Thu
May 26
18.5°C 28.8°C 0.2mm
Wed
May 25
19.2°C 25.6°C 0.2mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1139.5mm
78.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1134.0mm
67 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
597.0mm
65 Day(s)
Wettest Day
153.8mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
15.3°C
May 13
Highest Temperature
34.3°C
Jan 31

Mackay Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
15.3°C
13th
Lowest On Record
7.1°C
19th 1960
Average This Month
19.8°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
30.3°C
4th
Highest On Record
29.2°C
7th 1979
Average This Month
26.9°C
+2.7°C
Long-term Average
24.2°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.8mm
5th
Total This Month
4.8mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
106.5mm
13.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
545.6mm
1983
Driest On Record
15.8mm
1971
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12:49 EST

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Lake Eyre gets late flow from Queensland and more SA rainfall than usual

12:31 EST

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Kiwis in for a pounding

12:24 EST

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