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Mackay Forecast

Tonight 25°C
Tomorrow 29°C
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Now

25.6°C rising
Updated at 21:20 EST

Central Coast for Sunday Partly cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers near the coast, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds S/SE 40 to 55 km/h. Damaging wind gusts exceeding 90 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.
Monday Cloudy. Very high (95%) chance of rain. The chance of a thunderstorm. Heavy falls possible. Very destructive wind gusts exceeding 170 km/h possible depending on movement and development of Tropical Cyclone Debbie.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.6°C rising
Dew Point 25.9°C rising
Feels Like 25.6°C
Relative Humidity -
Wind icon
SSE 38km/h falling
Wind Gusts 48km/h
Pressure 1007.6hPa falling
Fire Danger -
Rain since 9am/last hr 21.6mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
06:09 EST
Sunset sunset
18:09 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 25.5°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.3°C
Proserpine Ap 24.7°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12am

Heavy shower. Windy
27°C

3am

Heavy shower. Windy
26°C

6am

Shower. Chance storm. Windy
25°C

9am

Shower. Chance storm. Very windy
27°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 19:49 EST
Warning Zone: Lucinda to St Lawrence, inc Townsville, Mackay & Whitsundays. Watch Zone: Innisfail to Lucinda to Charters Towers & Mt Coolon

Qld - Sun 18:35 EST
Hurricane Force Wind Warning for Townsville & Mackay coasts & Great Barrier Reef Offshore. Gale Warning for Cairns & Capricornia coasts

Qld - Sun 12:01 EST
Flood Watch for coastal catchments between Cardwell to Gladstone extending inland to the eastern Gulf River catchments

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sun
Mar 26
Mon
Mar 27
Tue
Mar 28
Wed
Mar 29
Thu
Mar 30
Fri
Mar 31
Sat
Apr 1

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Windy with showers

Showers

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm > 80mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 10-20mm
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 37
km/h
37
km/h
46
km/h
45
km/h
39
km/h
29
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 37km/h
SSE
SSE 37km/h
SSE
SE 46km/h
SE
SE 45km/h
SE
E 39km/h
E
ENE 29km/h
ENE
NE 20km/h
NE
NE 19km/h
NE
NNE 23km/h
NNE
N 19km/h
N
N 16km/h
N
NNE 12km/h
NNE
E 13km/h
E
E 12km/h
E
Relative Humidity 87% 83% 93% 93% 94% 89% 92% 88% 88% 84% 87% 80% 86% 80%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 27°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
05:47 EST
sunrise
06:09 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
rise
Mon 04:58 EST
set
Mon 17:37 EST
moon
Tue
Mar 28
moon
Tue
Apr 4
moon
Tue
Apr 11
moon
Wed
Apr 19

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Mar 26
24.5°C 29°C 0.6mm
Sat
Mar 25
24.2°C 29.4°C 3.4mm
Fri
Mar 24
23.2°C 30.3°C 140.2mm
Thu
Mar 23
24.3°C 25.2°C 32.6mm
Wed
Mar 22
23.7°C 29.4°C 33.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
885.1mm
49.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
962.4mm
44 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
999.6mm
46 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
19.1°C
Mar 10
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Mar 17

Mackay Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.1°C
10th
Lowest On Record
13.1°C
31st 1970
Average This Month
23.7°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
22.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.2°C
17th
Highest On Record
34.7°C
8th 1995
Average This Month
30.8°C
+2.2°C
Long-term Average
28.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
140.2mm
24th
Total This Month
322.6mm
18 Day(s)
Long-term Average
279.7mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
949.2mm
2011
Driest On Record
36.4mm
1991
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21:33 EDT

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10:54 EDT

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10:07 EDT

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