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Mackay Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 24°C
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Now

29.3°C falling
Updated at 11:50 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm along the coastal fringe early this morning. Winds SE 25 to 35 km/h increasing to 30 to 40 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 29.3°C falling
Dew Point 24.4°C falling
Feels Like 34.4°C
Relative Humidity 75%
Wind icon
SSE 40km/h rising
Wind Gusts 46km/h
Pressure 1010.2hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
06:08 EST
Sunset sunset
18:10 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 28.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.2°C
Proserpine Ap 30.4°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Shower
29°C

6pm

Shower
27°C

9pm

Shower
27°C

12am

Shower
26°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sat 10:58 EST
Tropical Cyclone Watch Zone: Cape Tribulation to St Lawrence, including Cairns, Townsville and Mackay

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Mar 25
Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31

Showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 30°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 29°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 40-80mm 40-80mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
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 32
km/h
33
km/h
35
km/h
34
km/h
38
km/h
34
km/h
25
km/h
18
km/h
21
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 32km/h
SSE
SSE 33km/h
SSE
SE 35km/h
SE
SE 34km/h
SE
ESE 38km/h
ESE
ESE 34km/h
ESE
E 25km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
NE 18km/h
NE
NE 16km/h
NE
NE 12km/h
NE
NE 14km/h
NE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 86% 78% 91% 90% 92% 90% 92% 90% 89% 84% 88% 83% 87% 81%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 25°C 27°C 25°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 25°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:46 EST
sunrise
06:08 EST
sunset
18:10 EST
last light
18:32 EST
moon
set
Sat 16:09 EST
rise
Sun 04:00 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
Sat
Mar 25
25°C - 2mm
Fri
Mar 24
23.3°C 31°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
Tue
Mar 21
23.2°C 29.5°C 53.6mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
941.5mm
51.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1063.6mm
51 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

full climatology
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
323.0mm
16 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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12:09 EDT

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11:00 EDT

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