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Mackay Forecast

Today 33°C
Tonight 23°C
possible_shower

Now

28.8°C rising
Updated at 11:10 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower this afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the south in the late morning and afternoon. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h tending E/SE 15 to 20 km/h in the evening then becoming light in the late evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.8°C rising
Dew Point 20.0°C rising
Feels Like 30.6°C
Relative Humidity 59%
Wind icon
SSE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 22km/h
Pressure 1008.8hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:52 EST
Sunset sunset
18:42 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 29.4°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.9°C
Proserpine Ap 30.6°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12pm

Clear
32°C

3pm

Mostly clear
33°C

6pm

Clear
30°C

9pm

Mostly clear
28°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible shower

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 33°C 33°C 34°C 34°C 34°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C
Chance of Rain 30% 10% 5% 30% 20% 60% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 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 20
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
10
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
5
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
12
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction S 20km/h
S
SE 17km/h
SE
S 16km/h
S
SE 10km/h
SE
W 7km/h
W
NNE 7km/h
NNE
S 5km/h
S
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 7km/h
E
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
E 14km/h
E
E 13km/h
E
E 15km/h
E
Relative Humidity 66% 45% 66% 48% 64% 50% 63% 54% 70% 55% 71% 63% 72% 57%
Dew Point 21°C 20°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 25°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 22°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:29 EST
sunrise
05:52 EST
sunset
18:42 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
set
Sat 22:14 EST
rise
Sun 11:14 EST
moon
Mon
Feb 15
moon
Tue
Feb 23
moon
Wed
Mar 2
moon
Wed
Mar 9

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Feb 13
22.4°C - 0.8mm
Fri
Feb 12
23.3°C 29.6°C 0.2mm
Thu
Feb 11
21.9°C 29.6°C 11.0mm
Wed
Feb 10
23.9°C 29.4°C 3.4mm
Tue
Feb 9
25.0°C 29.4°C 5.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
605.4mm
32.2 Day(s)
Total For 2016
437.2mm
23 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
305.6mm
26 Day(s)
Wettest Day
134.8mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
20.1°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
34.3°C
Jan 31

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.9°C
11th
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
24.7°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.2°C
2nd
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
30.9°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
29.6°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
108.4mm
6th
Total This Month
220.4mm
12 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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