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Mackay Forecast

This morning 21°C
Today 30°C
fog_then_sunny

Now

23.2°C steady
Updated at 08:40 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Patchy fog early this morning. Slight (20%) chance of a shower along the coastal fringe, near zero chance elsewhere. Light winds becoming NE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.2°C steady
Dew Point 23.1°C rising
Feels Like 23.2°C
Relative Humidity 99%
Wind icon
SSW 12km/h rising
Wind Gusts 15km/h
Pressure 1015.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:21 EST
Sunset sunset
17:38 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 23.4°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.2°C
Proserpine Ap 24.9°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
26°C

12pm

Mostly cloudy
29°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
30°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
27°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
May 3
Wed
May 4
Thu
May 5
Fri
May 6
Sat
May 7
Sun
May 8
Mon
May 9

Fog then sunny

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 28°C 29°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 60% 70% 90% 90% 70% 60% 80%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very 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 2
km/h
6
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
8
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 2km/h
SSE
NE 6km/h
NE
SSW 4km/h
SSW
ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
WNW 8km/h
WNW
NNE 8km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 86% 77% 83% 78% 86% 83% 82% 77% 82% 77% 83% 76% 84% 77%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:58 EST
sunrise
06:21 EST
sunset
17:38 EST
last light
18:01 EST
moon
set
Tue 14:55 EST
rise
Wed 03:17 EST
moon
Sat
May 7
moon
Sat
May 14
moon
Sun
May 22
moon
Sun
May 29

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
May 2
22.7°C 28°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 1
22.0°C 28.0°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 30
23.0°C 27.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 29
- 27.1°C -
Thu
Apr 28
21.8°C 26.6°C 4.8mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1139.5mm
78.5 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1129.2mm
59 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
494.4mm
52 Day(s)
Wettest Day
153.8mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
19.7°C
Apr 23
Highest Temperature
34.3°C
Jan 31

Mackay Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
7.1°C
19th 1960
Average This Month
22.4°C
+5.3°C
Long-term Average
17.1°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.0°C
1st
Highest On Record
29.2°C
7th 1979
Average This Month
28.0°C
+3.8°C
Long-term Average
24.2°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 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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Weather News

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08:27 EST

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08:10 EST

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