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Mackay Forecast

This morning 22°C
Today 31°C
possible_shower

Now

25.8°C rising
Updated at 05:50 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Mostly sunny. Medium chance of showers. Winds E 15 to 25 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 30 to 35.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.8°C rising
Dew Point 22.9°C rising
Feels Like 27.4°C
Relative Humidity 84%
Wind icon
SSE 9km/h rising
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1012.0hPa rising
Fire Danger 2.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 23.2°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.4°C
Proserpine Ap 21.8°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

9am

Mostly clear
28°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
31°C

3pm

Mostly clear
30°C

6pm

Clear
27°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17
Mon
Dec 18
Tue
Dec 19
Wed
Dec 20
Thu
Dec 21
Fri
Dec 22

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 29°C
Minimum 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 40% 40% 30% 10% 10% 60% 60%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm
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 16
km/h
18
km/h
20
km/h
20
km/h
22
km/h
20
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
15
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
SE 20km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
E 13km/h
E
E 13km/h
E
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 76% 72% 67% 62% 73% 69% 70% 66% 69% 65% 69% 65% 72% 66%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 22°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
-
sunrise
-
sunset
-
last light
-
moon
set
Sat 16:55 EST
rise
Sun 04:25 EST
moon
Mon
Dec 18
moon
Tue
Dec 26
moon
Tue
Jan 2
moon
Tue
Jan 9

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Fri
Dec 15
21.5°C 30°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 14
23.6°C 29.2°C 0.6mm
Wed
Dec 13
24.5°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 12
22.4°C 29.4°C 2.8mm
Mon
Dec 11
21.4°C 29.0°C 7.4mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1609.2mm
140.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1963.0mm
138 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1852.6mm
136 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
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
21.2°C
6th
Lowest On Record
15.3°C
11th 1964
Average This Month
22.8°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
23.0°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
31.9°C
7th
Highest On Record
39.4°C
16th 1964
Average This Month
29.9°C
-0.3°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.4mm
4th
Total This Month
63.2mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
183.7mm
11.7 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1158.6mm
1990
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2005
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