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Mackay Forecast

This morning 18°C
Today 29°C
late_shower

Now

23.9°C falling
Updated at 07:50 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Cloudy. High chance of showers and patchy rain developing, most likely during this afternoon and evening. The chance of thunderstorms from late this morning, most likely inland. Light winds. Daytime maximum temperatures in the mid to high 20s.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 23.9°C falling
Dew Point 19.6°C falling
Feels Like 23.9°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
S 11km/h rising
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1014.9hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.5
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.2mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:28 EST
Sunset sunset
18:08 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 24.3°C
Hamilton Island Ap 24.6°C
Proserpine Ap 24.6°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly cloudy
27°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
29°C

3pm

Rain
27°C

6pm

Rain
23°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Oct 21
Sun
Oct 22
Mon
Oct 23
Tue
Oct 24
Wed
Oct 25
Thu
Oct 26
Fri
Oct 27

Late shower

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Sunny

Sunny

Sunny
Maximum 29°C 28°C 28°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C
Minimum 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 18°C 19°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 40% 20% 10% 5% 5%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme 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 7
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
11
km/h
9
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
18
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 7km/h
ESE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
SSW 10km/h
SSW
ESE 11km/h
ESE
SE 9km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
ESE 13km/h
ESE
E 16km/h
E
E 12km/h
E
E 11km/h
E
NE 9km/h
NE
NNE 14km/h
NNE
N 12km/h
N
NNE 18km/h
NNE
Relative Humidity 65% 70% 69% 61% 63% 55% 57% 54% 58% 57% 59% 55% 63% 60%
Dew Point 20°C 21°C 19°C 20°C 18°C 17°C 17°C 18°C 18°C 19°C 18°C 19°C 20°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
05:05 EST
sunrise
05:28 EST
sunset
18:08 EST
last light
18:31 EST
moon
set
Sat 19:23 EST
rise
Sun 07:06 EST
moon
Sat
Oct 28
moon
Sat
Nov 4
moon
Sat
Nov 11
moon
Sat
Nov 18

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Oct 20
21.5°C 28°C 3.6mm
Thu
Oct 19
23.1°C 27.1°C 1.4mm
Wed
Oct 18
21.5°C 28.7°C 14.6mm
Tue
Oct 17
19.4°C 26.8°C 7.0mm
Mon
Oct 16
20.8°C 25.0°C 1.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Oct
1333.0mm
119.4 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1802.4mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1650.4mm
124 Day(s)
Wettest Day
241.0mm
Mar 30
Lowest Temperature
9.3°C
Jun 9
Highest Temperature
34.2°C
Mar 17

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
October Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.4°C
17th
Lowest On Record
11.0°C
18th 1982
Average This Month
21.4°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
19.7°C
October Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.5°C
3rd
Highest On Record
35.4°C
30th 2003
Average This Month
29.2°C
+1.6°C
Long-term Average
27.6°C
October Rainfall
Wettest This Month
14.6mm
18th
Total This Month
33.6mm
8 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.1mm
6.6 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
152.4mm
1985
Driest On Record
0.0mm
1972
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