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Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.4°C falling
Updated at 05:50 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Mostly sunny. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.4°C falling
Dew Point 22.3°C steady
Feels Like 28.3°C
Relative Humidity 78%
Wind icon
ESE 16km/h rising
Wind Gusts 26km/h
Pressure 1014.6hPa rising
Fire Danger 3.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:36 EST
Sunset sunset
18:51 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 26.4°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.5°C
Proserpine Ap 23.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly cloudy
31°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23
Wed
Jan 24

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 20% 50% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 23
km/h
24
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 23km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 60% 56% 60% 55% 62% 56% 65% 61% 67% 63% 68% 66% 75% 72%
Dew Point 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:12 EST
sunrise
05:36 EST
sunset
18:51 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
rise
Thu 06:18 EST
set
Fri 20:20 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
26.1°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
26.5°C 31.0°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 15
25.7°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
24.1°C 34.3°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 13
21.4°C 33.7°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
280.6mm
15.2 Day(s)
Total For 2018
6.2mm
3 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
367.6mm
11 Day(s)
Wettest Day
4.2mm
Jan 2
Lowest Temperature
21.4°C
Jan 13
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.4°C
13th
Lowest On Record
18.4°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
25.3°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
23.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
37.6°C
3rd
Highest On Record
37.2°C
1st 1985
Average This Month
32.9°C
+2.8°C
Long-term Average
30.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.2mm
2nd
Total This Month
6.2mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
280.6mm
15.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1034.0mm
1974
Driest On Record
15.4mm
1985
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17:42 EDT

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Fire danger rising as hot air spreads south

16:21 EDT

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