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Mackay Forecast

Today 32°C
Tonight 23°C
clearing_shower

Now

29.5°C rising
Updated at 14:50 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Slight (20%) chance of a shower this morning. Mostly sunny afternoon. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 31 to 36.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.5°C rising
Dew Point 21.7°C rising
Feels Like 32.5°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
SSE 18km/h falling
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1010.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:34 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 29.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 29.3°C
Proserpine Ap 30.4°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly clear
29°C

9pm

Mostly clear
27°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly clear
24°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Clearing shower

Late shower

Possible shower

Showers easing

Showers

Showers

Showers
Maximum 32°C 31°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 29°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 20% 80% 90% 80% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 20-40mm
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 20
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 71% 62% 68% 62% 76% 67% 71% 65% 79% 70% 79% 71% 78% 72%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:36 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:34 EST
last light
18:57 EST
moon
set
Sat 17:33 EST
rise
Sun 05:19 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 25
25.8°C - 1.2mm
Fri
Feb 24
24.8°C 30.1°C 1.2mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.9°C 30.3°C 1.0mm
Wed
Feb 22
25.0°C 30.6°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 21
23.1°C 30.8°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
605.4mm
32.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
634.4mm
24 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
544.0mm
27 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 14

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
24.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
31.0°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
29.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
92.8mm
16th
Total This Month
153.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
327.5mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1071.4mm
1968
Driest On Record
29.2mm
1983
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Weather News

Warmer seas give east coast rain a helping hand

15:19 EDT

If you wanted to stay a bit warmer today, a dip in the ocean is probably your best bet, despite the rain.

Thunderstorms light up the Sydney night sky

13:18 EDT

Once the southerly change bumped into a low pressure trough sitting just off the Sydney coast last night, things became electric between the two.

Flood-affected WA farmers plead for faster relief funding

20:49 EDT

Flood-affected farmers in the Ravensthorpe shire on the south coast of WA say the State Government has been slow in reacting to their plight, adding there is a lack of comprehension around the scale of the damage.