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Mackay Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 29°C
windy_with_rain

Now

26.4°C rising
Updated at 07:00 EST

Central Coast for Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of thunderstorms. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.4°C rising
Dew Point 25.4°C rising
Feels Like 29.3°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
SSE 31km/h falling
Wind Gusts 43km/h
Pressure 1004.7hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 51.2mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 26.1°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.4°C

Next 12 hours in Half Tide Beach

48-hour forecast

9am

Shower. Chance storm. Very windy
27°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm. Very windy
26°C

3pm

Shower. Chance storm. Very windy
26°C

6pm

Shower. Chance storm. Very windy
26°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Mon 04:57 EST
Warning Zone: Lucinda to St Lawrence & inland, inc Townsville, Mackay, Whitsundays & Collinsville. Watch: Innisfail to Lucinda to Pentland

Qld - Mon 04:45 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning Townsville & Mackay coasts & Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Gale Warning Cairns Coast. Strong Wind Capricornia

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1
Sun
Apr 2

Windy with rain

Windy with showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount > 80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 47
km/h
50
km/h
47
km/h
36
km/h
26
km/h
21
km/h
28
km/h
23
km/h
16
km/h
11
km/h
6
km/h
6
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 47km/h
SSE
SSE 50km/h
SSE
E 47km/h
E
ENE 36km/h
ENE
NE 26km/h
NE
NNE 21km/h
NNE
N 28km/h
N
N 23km/h
N
NNW 16km/h
NNW
NNW 11km/h
NNW
WSW 6km/h
WSW
ENE 6km/h
ENE
SE 12km/h
SE
SE 12km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 94% 93% 95% 93% 93% 87% 89% 84% 83% 76% 82% 77% 85% 77%
Dew Point 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 28°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:47 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
set
Mon 17:37 EST
rise
Tue 05:58 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Mar 26
24.7°C 30°C 0.2mm
Sat
Mar 25
24.5°C 30.7°C 1.6mm
Fri
Mar 24
23.3°C 30.5°C 133.4mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.5°C 26.0°C 35.6mm
Wed
Mar 22
23.6°C 30.0°C 26.6mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
941.5mm
51.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1063.4mm
52 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
942.6mm
42 Day(s)
Wettest Day
233.2mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
18.7°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 13

Mackay Ap Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.7°C
10th
Lowest On Record
14.2°C
31st 1953
Average This Month
23.3°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
21.9°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
34.1°C
23rd 2005
Average This Month
31.1°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
29.2°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
133.4mm
24th
Total This Month
322.8mm
17 Day(s)
Long-term Average
252.6mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
886.7mm
1955
Driest On Record
5.2mm
1997
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01:50 EDT

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10:54 EDT

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