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Mackay Forecast

This morning 23°C
Today 29°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

24.9°C rising
Updated at 00:10 EST

Central Coast for Sunday Cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with locally heavy falls possible. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the middle of the day then becoming light in the late afternoon. Overnight temperatures falling to the low 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the mid to high 20s.
Monday Cloudy. High chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm with possible heavy falls. Light winds. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 24.9°C rising
Dew Point 23.9°C rising
Feels Like 24.9°C
Relative Humidity 94%
Wind icon
Calm falling
Wind Gusts 0km/h
Pressure 1009.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 16.8mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:58 EST
Sunset sunset
18:34 EST

Nearby Now

Hamilton Island Ap 25.9°C
Proserpine Ap 24.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Slight chance storm
24°C

6am

Slight chance storm
23°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

12pm

Chance shower or storm
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Feb 25
Mon
Feb 26
Tue
Feb 27
Wed
Feb 28
Thu
Mar 1
Fri
Mar 2
Sat
Mar 3

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Showers

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 31°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 80% 60% 80% 90% 80% 80%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 10-20mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 10
km/h
13
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
6
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction N 10km/h
N
NNE 13km/h
NNE
NNW 9km/h
NNW
NNE 11km/h
NNE
N 8km/h
N
NNE 10km/h
NNE
SE 6km/h
SE
E 8km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
E 12km/h
E
ESE 15km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 97% 96% 96% 95% 95% 92% 97% 94% 98% 93% 91% 90% 94% 90%
Dew Point 26°C 28°C 28°C 30°C 28°C 30°C 28°C 30°C 27°C 29°C 26°C 29°C 27°C 29°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
05:36 EST
sunrise
05:58 EST
sunset
18:34 EST
last light
18:57 EST
moon
set
Sun 00:43 EST
rise
Sun 14:20 EST
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18
moon
Sun
Mar 25

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 24
22.7°C 30°C 12.8mm
Fri
Feb 23
22.9°C 26.6°C 27.4mm
Thu
Feb 22
22.7°C 28.7°C 2.6mm
Wed
Feb 21
19.3°C 28.9°C 46.0mm
Tue
Feb 20
23.8°C 32.8°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
601.0mm
32.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
246.0mm
22 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
634.4mm
24 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
19.3°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.3°C
21st
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
23.1°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.2°C
3rd
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
31.2°C
+1.5°C
Long-term Average
29.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
67.4mm
4th
Total This Month
210.6mm
12 Day(s)
Long-term Average
320.4mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1071.4mm
1968
Driest On Record
29.2mm
1983
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