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Mackay Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 33°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.6°C rising
Updated at 01:30 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high (near 100%) chance of rain. Gusty thunderstorms likely with possible heavy falls. Winds N 25 to 40 km/h.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls near the coast in the early morning. Winds N/NW 25 to 40 km/h turning W 20 to 30 km/h during the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.6°C rising
Dew Point 24.6°C rising
Feels Like 24.6°C
Relative Humidity 100%
Wind icon
N 22km/h falling
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1003.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 227.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:10 EST
Sunset sunset
18:06 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 25.0°C
Proserpine Ap 25.9°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
26°C

6am

Chance shower or storm. Windy
25°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm
29°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
32°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Thu 00:01 EST
Flood Warning for the Pioneer River

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

Qld - Wed 21:17 EST
Severe Weather Warning. Severe weather can be expected which may include thunderstorms, damaging winds or heavy rainfall

Qld - Wed 20:48 EST
Flood Warning for the Don and Proserpine Rivers

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2
Mon
Apr 3
Tue
Apr 4
Wed
Apr 5

Possible thunderstorm

Sunny

Sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 32°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 29°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 19°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 90% 30% 80% 80% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm
UV Index 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 30
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
21
km/h
26
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 30km/h
NNW
NNW 17km/h
NNW
SSW 14km/h
SSW
S 10km/h
S
S 11km/h
S
SSE 12km/h
SSE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SSE 26km/h
SSE
SSE 24km/h
SSE
SSE 28km/h
SSE
SSE 25km/h
SSE
Relative Humidity 94% 80% 76% 65% 78% 77% 85% 76% 84% 76% 84% 78% 85% 78%
Dew Point 28°C 29°C 23°C 24°C 20°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°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
05:48 EST
sunrise
06:10 EST
sunset
18:06 EST
last light
18:28 EST
moon
rise
Thu 08:00 EST
set
Thu 19:55 EST
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19
moon
Wed
Apr 26

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Mar 29
23.7°C 27°C 114.6mm
Tue
Mar 28
23.9°C 26.8°C 113.0mm
Mon
Mar 27
24.4°C 27.1°C 40.8mm
Sun
Mar 26
24.5°C 28.5°C 0.6mm
Sat
Mar 25
24.2°C 29.4°C 3.4mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
885.1mm
49.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1230.8mm
47 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

full climatology
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
30.3°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
28.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
140.2mm
24th
Total This Month
591.0mm
21 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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