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Mackay Forecast

Tonight 12°C
Tomorrow 24°C
mostly_sunny

Now

16.3°C falling
Updated at 23:50 EST

Central Coast for Friday Clear. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Saturday Patchy fog in the early morning. Mostly sunny day. Light winds becoming E 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the early afternoon.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 16.3°C falling
Dew Point 14.5°C falling
Feels Like 16.3°C
Relative Humidity 89%
Wind icon
SW 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1021.5hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.3
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Fri

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Sunrise sunrise
06:35 EST
Sunset sunset
17:44 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 14.3°C
Hamilton Island Ap 20.0°C
Proserpine Ap 14.7°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Clear
13°C

6am

Mostly clear
12°C

9am

Mostly clear
19°C

12pm

Mostly clear
24°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Fri 22:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Peninsula Coast and Cooktown Coast Strong Wind Warning for the Following Areas: Peninsula Coast

Queensland Weather Update

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Fri
Jul 31
Sat
Aug 1
Sun
Aug 2
Mon
Aug 3
Tue
Aug 4
Wed
Aug 5
Thu
Aug 6

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Increasing sunshine

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 24°C 24°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 23°C 21°C
Minimum 14°C 12°C 14°C 14°C 13°C 11°C 9°C
Chance of Rain 5% 10% 20% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High High 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 19
km/h
20
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
5
km/h
7
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
22
km/h
14
km/h
18
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction SE 19km/h
SE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
SE 5km/h
SE
ENE 7km/h
ENE
S 16km/h
S
SE 16km/h
SE
S 22km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
S 18km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 74% 65% 79% 63% 78% 66% 82% 60% 76% 53% 56% 40% 60% 47%
Dew Point 15°C 16°C 15°C 16°C 17°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 14°C 14°C 6°C 9°C 6°C 10°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:12 EST
sunrise
06:35 EST
sunset
17:44 EST
last light
18:08 EST
moon
set
Sat 06:47 EST
rise
Sat 18:38 EST
moon
Fri
Aug 7
moon
Sat
Aug 15
moon
Sun
Aug 23
moon
Sun
Aug 30

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Jul 31
13.8°C 23°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jul 30
16.2°C 21.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Jul 29
17.0°C 21.2°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 28
17.2°C 21.2°C 0.2mm
Mon
Jul 27
18.0°C 23.1°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1240.2mm
98.8 Day(s)
Total For 2015
652.2mm
91 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2014
1272.0mm
107 Day(s)
Wettest Day
115.8mm
Jan 23
Lowest Temperature
7.3°C
Jul 18
Highest Temperature
35.5°C
Jan 19

Mackay Almanac

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July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
7.3°C
18th
Lowest On Record
3.8°C
19th 1965
Average This Month
14.4°C
+1.4°C
Long-term Average
13.0°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.5°C
26th
Highest On Record
29.7°C
14th 1995
Average This Month
21.6°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
21.3°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.8mm
10th
Total This Month
8.0mm
7 Day(s)
Long-term Average
39.6mm
10.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
269.2mm
1988
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2007
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