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Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 32°C
clearing_shower

Now

27.0°C steady
Updated at 04:10 EST

Central Coast for Friday Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower, becoming less likely later tonight. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 27.0°C steady
Dew Point 23.0°C falling
Feels Like 29.6°C
Relative Humidity 79%
Wind icon
E 20km/h rising
Wind Gusts 24km/h
Pressure 1011.6hPa steady
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 2.6mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:34 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 27.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.2°C
Proserpine Ap 23.7°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Shower. Chance storm
25°C

9am

Mostly clear
30°C

12pm

Mostly clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27
Tue
Feb 28
Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3

Clearing shower

Late shower

Showers

Showers

Showers

Showers

Thunder-
storms
Maximum 32°C 31°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 20% 70% 90% 90% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 20-40mm 20-40mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil High
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 20
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
21
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
24
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 70% 62% 68% 62% 74% 68% 74% 67% 79% 71% 82% 74% 84% 77%
Dew Point 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:36 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:34 EST
last light
18:57 EST
moon
rise
Sat 04:22 EST
set
Sat 17:33 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 24
23.9°C 31°C 0.2mm
Thu
Feb 23
24.9°C 31.3°C 2.8mm
Wed
Feb 22
24.5°C 31.3°C 0.8mm
Tue
Feb 21
22.7°C 31.6°C 0.2mm
Mon
Feb 20
23.0°C 31.2°C 3.6mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
688.9mm
34.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
725.4mm
32 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
483.8mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
233.2mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
20.4°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
35.1°C
Feb 13

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.8°C
18th
Lowest On Record
18.0°C
16th 1996
Average This Month
24.2°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.1°C
13th
Highest On Record
37.3°C
23rd 1956
Average This Month
31.6°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
30.0°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
53.2mm
16th
Total This Month
118.0mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
374.1mm
17.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.8mm
1958
Driest On Record
65.2mm
1998
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