Mackay Weather


Mackay Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 32°C
mostly_sunny

Now

26.8°C falling
Updated at 21:20 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Hot. Mostly sunny morning. The chance of a thunderstorm this afternoon. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 35 to 41.
Thursday Hot. Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm in the afternoon and evening. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the early afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 38.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.8°C falling
Dew Point 24.8°C rising
Feels Like 31.0°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
NNE 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1005.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EST
Sunset sunset
18:38 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 26.9°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.3°C
Proserpine Ap 25.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

3am

Mostly clear
26°C

6am

Mostly clear
25°C

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Feb 20
Thu
Feb 21
Fri
Feb 22
Sat
Feb 23
Sun
Feb 24
Mon
Feb 25
Tue
Feb 26

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 32°C 30°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 20% 40% 40% 40% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 5
km/h
10
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
Wind Direction N 5km/h
N
E 10km/h
E
SE 5km/h
SE
E 9km/h
E
SSE 10km/h
SSE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
SSW 9km/h
SSW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
S 13km/h
S
ESE 14km/h
ESE
S 18km/h
S
ESE 16km/h
ESE
S 19km/h
S
ESE 17km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 82% 74% 76% 70% 74% 64% 70% 64% 67% 65% 68% 67% 72% 70%
Dew Point 26°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 22°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:56 EST
sunset
18:37 EST
last light
19:00 EST
moon
set
Thu 07:16 EST
rise
Thu 20:05 EST
moon
Tue
Feb 26
moon
Thu
Mar 7
moon
Thu
Mar 14
moon
Thu
Mar 21

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 20
24.3°C 31°C 0.0mm
Tue
Feb 19
20.9°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 18
21.5°C 30.0°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 17
23.1°C 29.8°C -
Sat
Feb 16
- - -

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
676.1mm
33.9 Day(s)
Total For 2019
403.6mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
134.6mm
19 Day(s)
Wettest Day
56.8mm
Jan 11
Lowest Temperature
19.9°C
Jan 24
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 13

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.9°C
19th
Lowest On Record
18.0°C
16th 1996
Average This Month
23.6°C
+0.4°C
Long-term Average
23.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
13th
Highest On Record
37.3°C
23rd 1956
Average This Month
29.7°C
-0.4°C
Long-term Average
30.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
49.6mm
7th
Total This Month
182.4mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
355.1mm
17.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.8mm
1958
Driest On Record
65.2mm
1998
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