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Mackay Forecast

Tonight 20°C
Tomorrow 27°C
possible_shower

Now

23.3°C rising
Updated at 20:10 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm inland this afternoon. Winds E 20 to 30 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the late morning and afternoon. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h turning E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 16 and 20 with daytime temperatures reaching 24 to 29.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.3°C rising
Dew Point 18.4°C falling
Feels Like 23.3°C
Relative Humidity 74%
Wind icon
E 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1013.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:25 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 23.7°C
Hamilton Island Ap 24.3°C
Proserpine Ap 21.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9pm

Slight chance shower
23°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

3am

Slight chance shower
21°C

6am

Slight chance shower
20°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 27°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 20°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 60% 80% 40% 40% 40% 60% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 22
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 17km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 64% 66% 68% 68% 68% 64% 71% 69% 72% 67% 72% 68% 72% 69%
Dew Point 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:49 EST
sunrise
05:13 EST
sunset
18:26 EST
last light
18:50 EST
moon
set
Tue 20:40 EST
rise
Wed 07:58 EST
moon
Mon
Nov 27
moon
Mon
Dec 4
moon
Sun
Dec 10
moon
Mon
Dec 18

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Nov 21
20.6°C 27°C 12.2mm
Mon
Nov 20
20.9°C 27.2°C 7.2mm
Sun
Nov 19
22.3°C 29.6°C 1.0mm
Sat
Nov 18
22.6°C 28.6°C 0.2mm
Fri
Nov 17
23.4°C 28.6°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Nov
1425.5mm
128.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1872.8mm
124 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1732.2mm
131 Day(s)
Wettest Day
241.0mm
Mar 30
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jun 9
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Mar 17

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
November Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.9°C
11th
Lowest On Record
14.9°C
5th 1960
Average This Month
21.4°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
21.8°C
November Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.2°C
7th
Highest On Record
36.3°C
23rd 2008
Average This Month
28.7°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
29.2°C
November Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.6mm
9th
Total This Month
68.2mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
92.5mm
8.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
591.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1968
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