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Mackay Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 29°C
mostly_sunny

Now

22.6°C falling
Updated at 05:30 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Mostly sunny. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures 29 to 36.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 22.6°C falling
Dew Point 21.2°C falling
Feels Like 22.6°C
Relative Humidity 92%
Wind icon
WSW 7km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1014.3hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:13 EST
Sunset sunset
18:35 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 21.5°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.1°C
Proserpine Ap 20.2°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly cloudy
22°C

9am

Mostly clear
27°C

12pm

Mostly clear
28°C

3pm

Clear
29°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Tue 04:45 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Sunshine Coast Waters, Moreton Bay and Gold Coast Waters

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Dec 6
Wed
Dec 7
Thu
Dec 8
Fri
Dec 9
Sat
Dec 10
Sun
Dec 11
Mon
Dec 12

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 31°C 31°C 29°C
Minimum 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 5% 20% 50% 70% 90% 90% 90%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 10-20mm 20-40mm
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 11
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
11
km/h
12
km/h
10
km/h
14
km/h
11
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
25
km/h
Wind Direction ENE 11km/h
ENE
E 12km/h
E
NE 10km/h
NE
ENE 11km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
ENE 12km/h
ENE
NNE 10km/h
NNE
NE 14km/h
NE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 22km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 25km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 67% 61% 60% 58% 65% 63% 68% 66% 70% 70% 76% 72% 79% 78%
Dew Point 21°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 25°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
04:49 EST
sunrise
05:13 EST
sunset
18:35 EST
last light
19:00 EST
moon
rise
Tue 10:45 EST
set
Tue 23:42 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 7
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Dec 5
21.8°C 32°C 0.0mm
Sun
Dec 4
22.5°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Sat
Dec 3
22.7°C 32.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 2
22.8°C 33.4°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 1
20.5°C 33.2°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1604.4mm
140.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1705.0mm
130 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
858.8mm
117 Day(s)
Wettest Day
153.8mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
8.4°C
Aug 28
Highest Temperature
34.3°C
Jan 31

Mackay Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.5°C
1st
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
11th 1964
Average This Month
22.1°C
-0.9°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.4°C
2nd
Highest On Record
39.4°C
16th 1964
Average This Month
32.8°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
185.8mm
11.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1158.6mm
1990
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2005
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