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Mackay Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 31°C
possible_shower

Now

23.8°C falling
Updated at 02:20 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.
Wednesday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Mackay

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Temperature 23.8°C falling
Dew Point 23.5°C falling
Feels Like 23.8°C
Relative Humidity 98%
Wind icon
WSW 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1010.8hPa steady
Fire Danger 1.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EST
Sunset sunset
18:37 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 23.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.5°C
Proserpine Ap 23.4°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

6am

Mostly cloudy
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Mostly clear
30°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 00:30 EST
Gale Warning for the Following Area: South East Gulf of Carpentaria

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Feb 21
Wed
Feb 22
Thu
Feb 23
Fri
Feb 24
Sat
Feb 25
Sun
Feb 26
Mon
Feb 27

Possible shower

Possible shower

Showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 30°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 80% 80% 90% 50% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 8
km/h
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24
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Wind Direction ESE 8km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SSE 17km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SSE 20km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
SE 24km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 74% 68% 78% 74% 80% 75% 78% 72% 74% 64% 67% 62% 69% 64%
Dew Point 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 21°C 22°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set   New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:56 EST
sunset
18:37 EST
last light
19:00 EST
moon
set
Wed 15:10 EST

moon
Mon
Feb 27
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Feb 20
23.1°C 32°C 1.4mm
Sun
Feb 19
23.3°C 31.5°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 18
22.1°C 30.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Feb 17
22.8°C 30.3°C 0.0mm
Thu
Feb 16
22.9°C 30.5°C 92.8mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
605.4mm
32.2 Day(s)
Total For 2017
631.0mm
21 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
505.4mm
23 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 14

Mackay Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
24.5°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.0°C
14th
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
31.1°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
92.8mm
16th
Total This Month
150.2mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
327.5mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1071.4mm
1968
Driest On Record
29.2mm
1983
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