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21.08°S 149.14°E 29m AMSL

Mackay Forecast

Today 29°C
Tonight 21°C
Possible shower

Now

27.2°C steady
Updated at 14:00 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium (50%) chance of showers during the morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending E/SE in the late morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.

Currently at Mackay

Temperature 27.2°C steady
Dew Point 22.0°C steady
Feels Like 29.5°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
SSE 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 28km/h
Pressure 1011.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / 0.0mm

Sun on Thursday

Sunrise sunrise
06:11 EST
Sunset sunset
18:03 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 28.1°C
Hamilton Island Ap 23.1°C
Proserpine Ap 29.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

mostly clear

3pm

Mostly clear
28°C
mostly clear

6pm

Mostly clear
26°C
possible shower

9pm

Slight chance shower
25°C
mostly clear

12am

Mostly clear
25°C
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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Apr 2
Fri
Apr 3
Sat
Apr 4
Sun
Apr 5
Mon
Apr 6
Tue
Apr 7
Wed
Apr 8
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
showers
Showers
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
possible shower
Possible shower
mostly sunny
Mostly sunny
Maximum 29°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 20°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 80% 90% 40% 80%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 5-10mm 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm 1-5mm
UV Index Very High Very High Very High Very High Very 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 16
km/h
16
km/h
8
km/h
11
km/h
4
km/h
7
km/h
1
km/h
4
km/h
2
km/h
5
km/h
4
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 8km/h
SE
E 11km/h
E
E 4km/h
E
ENE 7km/h
ENE
NW 1km/h
NW
NE 4km/h
NE
WSW 2km/h
WSW
ENE 5km/h
ENE
NW 4km/h
NW
ENE 8km/h
ENE
S 12km/h
S
SE 18km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 80% 63% 80% 69% 85% 72% 80% 67% 77% 63% 73% 58% 63% 56%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 20°C 22°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next Occurrence
First Light Sunrise Sunset Last Light Moon Phase moon rise moon set full moon last quarter new moon first quarter
first light
05:48 EST
sunrise
06:11 EST
sunset
18:03 EST
last light
18:25 EST
moon
rise
Thu 16:39 EST
set
Fri 04:53 EST
moon
Sat
Apr 4
moon
Sun
Apr 12
moon
Sun
Apr 19
moon
Sun
Apr 26

Mackay Past 5 Days

  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Thu
Apr 2
21.2°C - 8.2mm
Wed
Apr 1
21.7°C 27.7°C 3.8mm
Tue
Mar 31
22.0°C 28.3°C 16.0mm
Mon
Mar 30
22.5°C 29.7°C 20.4mm
Sun
Mar 29
26.3°C 30.4°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

average rainfall to Apr
1033.0mm
64.8 day(s)
total for 2015
430.6mm
43 day(s)
total to this day 2014
924.0mm
53 day(s)
wettest day
115.8mm
Jan 23
lowest temperature
20.3°C
Jan 21
highest temperature
35.5°C
Jan 19

Mackay Almanac

April minimum temperature
lowest this month
21.2°C
2nd
lowest on record
12.0°C
28th 1990
average this month
21.4°C
+1.2°C
long-term average
20.2°C
April maximum temperature
highest this month
27.7°C
1st
highest on record
33.8°C
2nd 1988
average this month
27.7°C
+1.0°C
long-term average
26.7°C
April rainfall
wettest this month
8.2mm
2nd
total this month
12.0mm
2 day(s)
long-term average
147.9mm
15.7 day(s)
wettest on record
521.4mm
1989
driest on record
9.2mm
1974

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