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Mackay Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 30°C
possible_shower

Now

25.0°C falling
Updated at 04:00 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers near the coast, slight chance elsewhere. Winds E/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending S/SE before dawn then tending E/SE 20 to 30 km/h in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to between 17 and 21 with daytime temperatures reaching 29 to 35.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.0°C falling
Dew Point 19.4°C falling
Feels Like 26.0°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
SE 22km/h steady
Wind Gusts 35km/h
Pressure 1010.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:15 EST
Sunset sunset
18:39 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 25.1°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.2°C
Proserpine Ap 22.1°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
23°C

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Mostly clear
30°C

3pm

Clear
29°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Clearing shower
Maximum 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 50% 30% 40% 30% 60% 70% 40%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm
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 23
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 65% 64% 74% 66% 72% 67% 75% 70% 71% 69% 74% 68% 74% 67%
Dew Point 21°C 22°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:50 EST
sunrise
05:15 EST
sunset
18:39 EST
last light
19:04 EST
moon
set
Wed 14:22 EST
rise
Thu 02:25 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Dec 12
22.4°C 29°C 2.8mm
Mon
Dec 11
21.4°C 29.0°C 7.4mm
Sun
Dec 10
22.5°C 29.6°C 0.4mm
Sat
Dec 9
22.6°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
23.7°C 30.9°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1609.2mm
140.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1962.4mm
137 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1789.8mm
135 Day(s)
Wettest Day
241.0mm
Mar 30
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jun 9
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Mar 17

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
6th
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
11th 1964
Average This Month
22.7°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.9°C
7th
Highest On Record
39.4°C
16th 1964
Average This Month
29.9°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.4mm
4th
Total This Month
62.6mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
183.7mm
11.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1158.6mm
1990
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2005
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Weather News

Oppressive heat targets northern WA

16:29 EDT

Some northern parts of Western Australia will experience an extreme heatwave this week as temperatures climb into the mid forties for a number of days.

Sweaty week ahead in Sydney

13:34 EDT

The Sydney Basin's first 40C of the season will occur this week and the city could experience its warmest spell of December days in 17 years.

Warming up in Canberra

16:35 EDT

Summer has taken a while to get going in Canberra this year but the nation's capital will get its fair share of heat during the next week.