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Mackay Forecast

Tonight 18°C
Tomorrow 29°C
sunny

Now

20.0°C falling
Updated at 22:50 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.
Wednesday Sunny. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 12 and 18 with daytime temperatures reaching 27 to 32.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 20.0°C falling
Dew Point 18.3°C falling
Feels Like 20.0°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
WSW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 7km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 20.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 23.9°C
Proserpine Ap 19.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12am

Clear
22°C

3am

Clear
19°C

6am

Clear
19°C

9am

Clear
25°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 20°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 50% 60% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 14
km/h
14
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
3
km/h
5
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 14km/h
SE
S 5km/h
S
ESE 8km/h
ESE
SW 3km/h
SW
ESE 5km/h
ESE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
SE 13km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 75% 65% 72% 61% 69% 56% 59% 52% 71% 65% 70% 67% 74% 73%
Dew Point 20°C 19°C 20°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 17°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 19°C 20°C 19°C 20°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:07 EST
moon
set
Wed 01:29 EST
rise
Wed 14:38 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
17.1°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
18.7°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
20.1°C 27.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
19.2°C 27.9°C 0.0mm
Fri
Apr 20
21.3°C 28.0°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1114.8mm
65.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
656.4mm
56 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1608.0mm
66 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
17.1°C
Apr 24
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.1°C
24th
Lowest On Record
7.8°C
30th 1952
Average This Month
21.6°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
19.4°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
29.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
32.9°C
19th 1951
Average This Month
28.0°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
27.7°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
62.0mm
3rd
Total This Month
166.0mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
168.1mm
14.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
842.2mm
1958
Driest On Record
10.2mm
2008
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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

What will the weather be like for dawn services and ANZAC Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two.

Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

Perth may be best known for its idyllic beaches and sunny skies, but the West Australian capital sees more rain than Melbourne, Hobart and London — cities often associated with gloomy, wet weather.

Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

Australian researchers have found corals build "cloud umbrellas" to protect themselves from the scorching sun, and say coral loss through bleaching events could have wider ramifications for weather and agricultural production along the Queensland coast.