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Mackay Forecast

Today 31°C
Tonight 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

28.1°C falling
Updated at 17:20 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Partly cloudy. Slight chance of a shower near the coast. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h becoming E 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 25 km/h in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 30s.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.1°C falling
Dew Point 19.9°C rising
Feels Like 29.7°C
Relative Humidity 61%
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ESE 29km/h falling
Wind Gusts 37km/h
Pressure 1013.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 7.9
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:51 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 27.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.4°C
Proserpine Ap 28.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Cloudy
27°C

12am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

3am

Mostly clear
25°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Jan 17
Thu
Jan 18
Fri
Jan 19
Sat
Jan 20
Sun
Jan 21
Mon
Jan 22
Tue
Jan 23

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 31°C 32°C 32°C 33°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 10% 5% 5% 5% 20% 60% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm
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 28
km/h
26
km/h
23
km/h
24
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SE 28km/h
SE
ESE 26km/h
ESE
ESE 23km/h
ESE
ESE 24km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 62% 58% 60% 56% 61% 55% 62% 56% 64% 61% 68% 62% 68% 65%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:12 EST
sunrise
05:36 EST
sunset
18:51 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
set
Wed 18:54 EST
rise
Thu 06:18 EST
moon
Thu
Jan 25
moon
Thu
Feb 1
moon
Thu
Feb 8
moon
Fri
Feb 16

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 17
26°C 33°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jan 16
25.5°C 32°C 2.4mm
Mon
Jan 15
25.6°C 33.4°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 14
23.3°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 13
20.9°C 33.1°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
321.0mm
16.4 Day(s)
Total For 2018
7.4mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
455.0mm
13 Day(s)
Wettest Day
5.0mm
Jan 2
Lowest Temperature
20.9°C
Jan 9
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.9°C
9th
Lowest On Record
16.5°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
24.8°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.3°C
3rd
Highest On Record
36.9°C
28th 2013
Average This Month
33.5°C
+3.2°C
Long-term Average
30.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
5.0mm
2nd
Total This Month
7.4mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
321.0mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1193.9mm
1951
Driest On Record
56.4mm
2003
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