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Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 31°C
possible_shower

Now

25.3°C steady
Updated at 23:50 EST

Central Coast for Monday Partly cloudy. High (70%) chance of showers along the coastal fringe, medium (40%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the evening.
Tuesday Partly cloudy. Medium (60%) chance of showers, most likely in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the morning and afternoon. Winds E/SE and light becoming E 20 to 30 km/h in the morning then decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 25.3°C steady
Dew Point 24.6°C falling
Feels Like 26.3°C
Relative Humidity 96%
Wind icon
NE 12km/h falling
Wind Gusts 17km/h
Pressure 1012.9hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.4
Rain since 9am/last hr 1.4mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
05:35 EST
Sunset sunset
18:51 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 27.0°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.1°C
Proserpine Ap 24.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

6am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
29°C

12pm

Slight chance shower
31°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 32°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 33°C 30°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 25°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 70% 50% 10% 40% 70% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 5-10mm 10-20mm
UV Index 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 13
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
3
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
12
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
19
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 13km/h
ESE
ESE 15km/h
ESE
SE 13km/h
SE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
SSE 3km/h
SSE
ENE 10km/h
ENE
N 8km/h
N
NE 12km/h
NE
NNW 12km/h
NNW
NNE 15km/h
NNE
N 8km/h
N
ENE 12km/h
ENE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 78% 73% 73% 68% 72% 61% 71% 65% 67% 65% 75% 73% 80% 76%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 24°C 25°C 23°C 25°C 26°C 27°C 25°C 25°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:11 EST
sunrise
05:35 EST
sunset
18:51 EST
last light
19:15 EST
moon
set
Tue 09:51 EST
rise
Tue 22:24 EST
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Mon
Jan 16
26°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
23.8°C 33°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
25.3°C 32.3°C 4.2mm
Fri
Jan 13
26.3°C 33.6°C 0.0mm
Thu
Jan 12
26.0°C 32.0°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
277.9mm
15.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
366.0mm
10 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
105.0mm
7 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
22.7°C
Jan 5
Highest Temperature
33.6°C
Jan 13

Mackay Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
22.7°C
5th
Lowest On Record
18.4°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
24.6°C
+1.0°C
Long-term Average
23.6°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.6°C
13th
Highest On Record
37.2°C
1st 1985
Average This Month
30.4°C
+0.3°C
Long-term Average
30.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
155.4mm
4th
Total This Month
366.0mm
10 Day(s)
Long-term Average
277.9mm
15.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1034.0mm
1974
Driest On Record
15.4mm
1985
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22:16 EDT

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Rivers rising and roads cut across northern Western Australia

18:18 EDT

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