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Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 29°C
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Now

25.0°C falling
Updated at 03:30 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, slight (20%) chance elsewhere. Winds SE 30 to 40 km/h.
Sunday Cloudy. High (80%) chance of showers, most likely from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 35 to 50 km/h increasing to 45 to 55 km/h in the late evening. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C falling
Dew Point 22.5°C falling
Feels Like 25.8°C
Relative Humidity 86%
Wind icon
S 25km/h rising
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1007.2hPa steady
Fire Danger 2.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.6mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
18:09 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 25.0°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.5°C
Proserpine Ap 25.9°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Chance shower. Windy
24°C

9am

Heavy shower. Windy
27°C

12pm

Heavy shower. Windy
29°C

3pm

Heavy shower. Windy
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 01:34 EST
TC Warning Zone: Ayr-St Lawrence, Mackay & Whitsunday Isl. Watch Zone: Cairns-Ayr, incl Innisfail & Twnsville, Charters Twrs, Mt Coolon

Qld - Sat 22:00 EST
Coastal Strong Wind/Gale Warning

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
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 38
km/h
37
km/h
44
km/h
39
km/h
35
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26
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19
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19
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11
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8
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Wind Direction SSE 38km/h
SSE
SSE 37km/h
SSE
SE 44km/h
SE
ESE 39km/h
ESE
E 35km/h
E
ENE 26km/h
ENE
NE 22km/h
NE
NE 19km/h
NE
NNE 19km/h
NNE
NNE 18km/h
NNE
NE 12km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
SE 11km/h
SE
NE 8km/h
NE
Relative Humidity 87% 87% 92% 91% 93% 91% 92% 88% 89% 85% 86% 81% 86% 80%
Dew Point 25°C 26°C 26°C 26°C 27°C 28°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

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First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:46 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
18:09 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
rise
Sun 04:00 EST
set
Sun 16:53 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
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Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Mar 25
24.2°C 29°C 3.4mm
Fri
Mar 24
23.2°C 30.3°C 140.2mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C 25.2°C 32.6mm
Wed
Mar 22
23.7°C 29.4°C 33.0mm
Tue
Mar 21
23.1°C 28.9°C 58.4mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
885.1mm
49.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
961.8mm
43 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
999.6mm
46 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
19.1°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Mar 17

Mackay Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.1°C
10th
Lowest On Record
13.1°C
31st 1970
Average This Month
23.7°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.2°C
17th
Highest On Record
34.7°C
8th 1995
Average This Month
30.8°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
28.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
140.2mm
24th
Total This Month
322.0mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
279.7mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
949.2mm
2011
Driest On Record
36.4mm
1991
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Weather News

Cyclone Debbie strengthens to cat 2 on way to probable cat 4 as it continues towards Queensland coast

01:31 EDT

A cyclone off northern Queensland has intensified to a category two and could reach category four by the time it crosses the coast somewhere between Cardwell and Bowen, near Townsville, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

Cyclone Debbie: How the BOM names cyclones

20:42 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology has off the coast of Queensland.

Queensland braces for Tropical Cyclone Debbie

12:37 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Debbie is strengthening quickly on its journey to make landfall, likely between Lucinda and Proserpine on Monday or Tuesday.