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Mackay Harbour Weather


Mackay Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 18°C
sunny

Now

24.2°C falling
Updated at 17:20 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower along the coastal fringe in the morning, near zero chance elsewhere. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NE/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures 27 to 32.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.2°C falling
Dew Point 19.7°C rising
Feels Like 24.2°C
Relative Humidity 76%
Wind icon
ESE 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1012.5hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:18 EST
Sunset sunset
17:45 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 24.7°C
Hamilton Island Ap 24.2°C
Proserpine Ap 24.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6pm

Clear
24°C

9pm

Clear
23°C

12am

Clear
21°C

3am

Clear
19°C

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Apr 24
Wed
Apr 25
Thu
Apr 26
Fri
Apr 27
Sat
Apr 28
Sun
Apr 29
Mon
Apr 30

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 29°C 30°C 30°C 28°C 27°C 26°C
Minimum 20°C 18°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 20°C 20°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 5% 50% 50% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm
UV Index High High High High High
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 14
km/h
15
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
4
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
13
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 14km/h
SSE
SE 15km/h
SE
S 6km/h
S
ESE 8km/h
ESE
SW 4km/h
SW
ESE 5km/h
ESE
SSW 9km/h
SSW
SE 13km/h
SE
SSE 19km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 75% 64% 72% 61% 69% 56% 58% 52% 71% 65% 69% 65% 78% 73%
Dew Point 20°C 20°C 19°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 16°C 19°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 19°C 20°C 20°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:55 EST
sunrise
06:18 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:07 EST
moon
set
Wed 01:29 EST
rise
Wed 14:38 EST
moon
Mon
Apr 30
moon
Tue
May 8
moon
Tue
May 15
moon
Tue
May 22

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Apr 24
18.3°C 27°C 0.0mm
Mon
Apr 23
19.7°C 26.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Apr 22
20.6°C 26.6°C 3.0mm
Sat
Apr 21
20.1°C 27.3°C 0.2mm
Fri
Apr 20
22.0°C 27.9°C 0.2mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Apr
1035.4mm
64.5 Day(s)
Total For 2018
580.6mm
60 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
1563.6mm
61 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
18.3°C
Apr 24
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
April Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
18.3°C
24th
Lowest On Record
11.2°C
29th 2017
Average This Month
21.9°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
20.2°C
April Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
28.6°C
17th
Highest On Record
33.8°C
2nd 1988
Average This Month
27.2°C
+0.5°C
Long-term Average
26.7°C
April Rainfall
Wettest This Month
55.6mm
2nd
Total This Month
190.8mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
146.2mm
15.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
521.4mm
1989
Driest On Record
9.2mm
1974
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Weather News

ANZAC Day forecast

11:33 EST

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Perth rainfall is higher than Melbourne, Hobart, London despite reputation for sunny beaches

10:32 EST

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Corals build 'cloud umbrellas' to help keep cool under blazing sun, study says

10:04 EST

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