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Mackay East Weather


Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 31°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

25.0°C rising
Updated at 08:30 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers, most likely during the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds becoming NE 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C rising
Dew Point 22.9°C falling
Feels Like 25.7°C
Relative Humidity 88%
Wind icon
W 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 9km/h
Pressure 1011.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 12.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:35 EST

Nearby Now

Hamilton Island Ap 26.8°C
Proserpine Ap 24.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Chance shower or storm
28°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
30°C

3pm

Slight chance storm
31°C

6pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Feb 24
Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28
Thu
Mar 1
Fri
Mar 2

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm
Maximum 31°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 70% 70% 70% 60% 50% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 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
13
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
10
km/h
13
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction NNE 12km/h
NNE
NNE 13km/h
NNE
N 11km/h
N
N 13km/h
N
N 10km/h
N
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
E 11km/h
E
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 96% 94% 95% 96% 95% 92% 94% 92% 97% 92% 94% 87% 95% 87%
Dew Point 28°C 30°C 27°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 29°C 27°C 29°C 27°C 29°C 26°C 28°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
05:35 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:35 EST
last light
18:58 EST
moon
rise
Sat 13:18 EST
set
Sun 00:43 EST
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18
moon
Sun
Mar 25

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Feb 23
23.0°C 26°C 46mm
Thu
Feb 22
22.9°C 29.0°C 1.2mm
Wed
Feb 21
19.7°C 29.6°C 45.0mm
Tue
Feb 20
23.7°C 32.2°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
23.2°C 32.2°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
676.1mm
33.9 Day(s)
Total For 2018
226.8mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
725.4mm
32 Day(s)
Wettest Day
64.2mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
18.2°C
Jan 20
Highest Temperature
36.3°C
Jan 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.6°C
11th
Lowest On Record
18.0°C
16th 1996
Average This Month
22.7°C
-0.5°C
Long-term Average
23.2°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.5°C
15th
Highest On Record
37.3°C
23rd 1956
Average This Month
31.6°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
30.1°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
64.2mm
4th
Total This Month
190.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
355.1mm
17.5 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1287.8mm
1958
Driest On Record
65.2mm
1998
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