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Mackay Forecast

Today 24°C
Tonight 13°C
possible_shower

Now

19.6°C steady
Updated at 16:50 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 19.6°C steady
Dew Point 17.6°C falling
Feels Like 19.6°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
ESE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1012.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EST
Sunset sunset
17:52 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 20.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 20.4°C
Proserpine Ap 20.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
21°C

9pm

Mostly cloudy
20°C

12am

Shower
17°C

3am

Chance shower
16°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Aug 25
Fri
Aug 26
Sat
Aug 27
Sun
Aug 28
Mon
Aug 29
Tue
Aug 30
Wed
Aug 31

Possible shower

Cloudy

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 24°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 16°C 13°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 80% 60% 5% 30% 40% 40% 50%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High 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 10
km/h
9
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction S 10km/h
S
SE 9km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
S 17km/h
S
S 22km/h
S
SSE 14km/h
SSE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 85% 83% 85% 71% 57% 47% 60% 57% 74% 67% 78% 75% 81% 76%
Dew Point 17°C 20°C 15°C 16°C 7°C 10°C 10°C 13°C 16°C 18°C 17°C 20°C 17°C 20°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Friday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:17 EST
sunset
17:53 EST
last light
18:15 EST
moon
rise
Fri 00:45 EST
set
Fri 12:16 EST
moon
Thu
Sep 1
moon
Fri
Sep 9
moon
Sat
Sep 17
moon
Fri
Sep 23

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Aug 25
18.2°C 21°C 6.0mm
Wed
Aug 24
18.8°C 27.8°C 0.4mm
Tue
Aug 23
17.8°C 26.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Aug 22
19.3°C 24.0°C 3.2mm
Sun
Aug 21
15.8°C 23.1°C 0.2mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Aug
1271.1mm
107.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1459.6mm
104 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
721.6mm
91 Day(s)
Wettest Day
153.8mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
9.0°C
Jun 29
Highest Temperature
34.3°C
Jan 31

Mackay Almanac

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August Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
9.5°C
4th
Lowest On Record
5.0°C
14th 1960
Average This Month
15.7°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
14.0°C
August Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
27.8°C
24th
Highest On Record
30.0°C
26th 2009
Average This Month
22.9°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
August Rainfall
Wettest This Month
24.0mm
7th
Total This Month
49.0mm
13 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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