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Mackay Forecast

This morning 8°C
Today 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

11.4°C steady
Updated at 05:50 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Winds SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to high 20s.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 11.4°C steady
Dew Point 8.4°C steady
Feels Like 9.6°C
Relative Humidity 82%
Wind icon
SW 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1019.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:29 EST
Sunset sunset
17:30 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 8.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 19.6°C
Proserpine Ap 7.7°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
20°C

12pm

Mostly clear
24°C

3pm

Mostly clear
24°C

6pm

Mostly clear
22°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
May 23
Thu
May 24
Fri
May 25
Sat
May 26
Sun
May 27
Mon
May 28
Tue
May 29

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 24°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Minimum 8°C 15°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C 16°C
Chance of Rain 30% 80% 70% 50% 70% 70% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High Moderate
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 18
km/h
16
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
18
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Wind Direction S 18km/h
S
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 16km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
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Relative Humidity 64% 60% 77% 72% 88% 80% 85% 74% 82% 74% 78%
Dew Point 13°C 16°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 21°C 17°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
06:05 EST
sunrise
06:29 EST
sunset
17:30 EST
last light
17:54 EST
moon
rise
Wed 13:22 EST
set
Thu 01:21 EST
moon
Wed
May 30
moon
Thu
Jun 7
moon
Thu
Jun 14
moon
Wed
Jun 20

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
May 22
11.9°C 23°C 0.0mm
Mon
May 21
14.3°C 23.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
May 20
19.1°C 24.2°C 0.8mm
Sat
May 19
18.9°C 24.4°C 0.2mm
Fri
May 18
18.0°C 23.8°C 1.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To May
1141.1mm
78.1 Day(s)
Total For 2018
599.6mm
72 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1746.0mm
75 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
10.9°C
May 13
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

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May Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
10.9°C
13th
Lowest On Record
7.1°C
19th 1960
Average This Month
17.3°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
17.2°C
May Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.4°C
11th
Highest On Record
30.3°C
4th 2016
Average This Month
25.0°C
+0.8°C
Long-term Average
24.2°C
May Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.4mm
2nd
Total This Month
18.8mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
105.7mm
13.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
545.6mm
1983
Driest On Record
6.8mm
2016
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