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Mackay Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 29°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

26.5°C steady
Updated at 02:50 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds N/NW and light becoming N 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then turning E/NE 25 to 40 km/h in the afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Sunday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible depending on the movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Owen. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.5°C steady
Dew Point 24.3°C steady
Feels Like 31.8°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
NW 3km/h falling
Wind Gusts 6km/h
Pressure 1003.9hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 26.4°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.6°C
Proserpine Ap 25.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Slight chance storm
25°C

9am

Mostly cloudy
29°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
29°C

3pm

Intermittent rain
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 01:47 EST
Warning Zone: Coastal and Adjacent Inland Areas between Karumba and Cape Keerweer, Pormpuraaw, Croydon and Palmerville

Qld - Fri 23:29 EST
for People in Somerset and Moreton Bay Council Areas

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

Qld - Fri 12:49 EST
Flood Watch for the Gulf of Carpentaria, south Cape York Peninsula and coastal catchments from Cape Tribulation to Rainbow Beach

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 15
Sun
Dec 16
Mon
Dec 17
Tue
Dec 18
Wed
Dec 19
Thu
Dec 20
Fri
Dec 21

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 25°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 90% 80% 80% 80% 70% 50%
Rain Amount 5-10mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 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 12
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
E 16km/h
E
E 20km/h
E
ESE 20km/h
ESE
E 21km/h
E
E 14km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 16km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 81% 80% 86% 87% 82% 83% 82% 79% 82% 79% 77% 75% 76% 75%
Dew Point 25°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:51 EST
sunrise
05:16 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
rise
Sat 11:39 EST
set
Sun 00:23 EST
moon
Sun
Dec 23
moon
Sat
Dec 29
moon
Sun
Jan 6
moon
Mon
Jan 14

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 14
22.2°C 33°C 45.0mm
Thu
Dec 13
25.1°C 31.1°C 7.8mm
Wed
Dec 12
24.9°C 29.2°C 2.6mm
Tue
Dec 11
24.3°C 30.2°C 0.2mm
Mon
Dec 10
22.8°C 30.0°C 10.4mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1619.7mm
132.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
1033.2mm
104 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
2109.0mm
139 Day(s)
Wettest Day
77.8mm
Dec 7
Lowest Temperature
2.6°C
Jun 19
Highest Temperature
39.7°C
Nov 26

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.9°C
7th
Lowest On Record
15.6°C
10th 1955
Average This Month
23.3°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
22.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.8°C
2nd
Highest On Record
38.2°C
21st 1995
Average This Month
31.1°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
30.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
77.8mm
7th
Total This Month
262.6mm
11 Day(s)
Long-term Average
132.8mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
669.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2005
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