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Mackay Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 19°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.0°C rising
Updated at 12:40 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm, mainly inland this afternoon and evening, possibly severe. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.0°C rising
Dew Point 20.3°C falling
Feels Like 26.4°C
Relative Humidity 63%
Wind icon
E 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1014.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:30 EST
Sunset sunset
18:07 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 26.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.0°C
Proserpine Ap 29.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C

6pm

Mostly clear
24°C

9pm

Mostly clear
23°C

12am

Mostly clear
22°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Weatherpulse

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Oct 18
Fri
Oct 19
Sat
Oct 20
Sun
Oct 21
Mon
Oct 22
Tue
Oct 23
Wed
Oct 24

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 30% 30% 10% 10% 5% 20% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index 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 9
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
12
km/h
7
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ENE 5km/h
ENE
E 12km/h
E
NE 7km/h
NE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
ENE 14km/h
ENE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
ENE 13km/h
ENE
Relative Humidity 72% 67% 71% 63% 70% 63% 66% 60% 67% 63% 70% 65% 70% 64%
Dew Point 20°C 22°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:08 EST
sunrise
05:30 EST
sunset
18:07 EST
last light
18:30 EST
moon
set
Fri 01:57 EST
rise
Fri 13:27 EST
moon
Thu
Oct 25
moon
Thu
Nov 1
moon
Thu
Nov 8
moon
Fri
Nov 16

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Oct 18
20°C - 0.2mm
Wed
Oct 17
21.6°C 29°C 0.0mm
Tue
Oct 16
17.7°C 31.3°C 0.0mm
Mon
Oct 15
17.0°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
Sun
Oct 14
16.7°C 27.0°C 15.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1403.2mm
113.6 Day(s)
Total For 2018
754.2mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1848.4mm
112 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
2.6°C
Jun 19
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
12.6°C
4th
Lowest On Record
9.5°C
13th 1952
Average This Month
18.7°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
18.1°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.3°C
16th
Highest On Record
38.5°C
11th 1955
Average This Month
29.0°C
+0.7°C
Long-term Average
28.3°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
15.0mm
14th
Total This Month
21.4mm
3 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.2mm
5.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
201.4mm
1954
Driest On Record
0.4mm
1999
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