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Mackay Forecast

This morning 24°C
Today 31°C
possible_shower

Now

26.9°C falling
Updated at 03:30 EST

Central Coast for Tuesday Mostly clear. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm inland. Winds E/SE 20 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening.
Wednesday Mostly sunny. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm along the coastal fringe in the evening. Light winds becoming E/SE 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.9°C falling
Dew Point 22.5°C falling
Feels Like 29.3°C
Relative Humidity 77%
Wind icon
SE 16km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1010.7hPa falling
Fire Danger 3.2
Rain since 9am/last hr 9.8mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
06:00 EST
Sunset sunset
18:31 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 26.7°C
Hamilton Island Ap 26.9°C
Proserpine Ap 22.5°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Mostly clear
24°C

9am

Mostly clear
29°C

12pm

Shower. Chance storm
31°C

3pm

Mostly clear
31°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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There are no warnings current.

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Wed
Mar 1
Thu
Mar 2
Fri
Mar 3
Sat
Mar 4
Sun
Mar 5
Mon
Mar 6
Tue
Mar 7

Possible shower

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 31°C 31°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 60% 90% 90% 90% 60% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm 5-10mm
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 22
km/h
21
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
16
km/h
16
km/h
13
km/h
14
km/h
10
km/h
8
km/h
7
km/h
7
km/h
9
km/h
Wind Direction SSE 22km/h
SSE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 21km/h
SSE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 16km/h
SE
SE 13km/h
SE
SE 14km/h
SE
ESE 10km/h
ESE
SE 8km/h
SE
ESE 7km/h
ESE
SSE 7km/h
SSE
ESE 9km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 77% 71% 84% 76% 81% 76% 83% 78% 80% 77% 81% 73% 78% 73%
Dew Point 24°C 25°C 25°C 26°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 24°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C 25°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Wednesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:37 EST
sunrise
06:00 EST
sunset
18:31 EST
last light
18:54 EST
moon
rise
Wed 08:12 EST
set
Wed 20:29 EST
moon
Sun
Mar 5
moon
Mon
Mar 13
moon
Tue
Mar 21
moon
Tue
Mar 28

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Feb 28
23.2°C 30°C 4.8mm
Mon
Feb 27
23.3°C 29.9°C 0.6mm
Sun
Feb 26
26.9°C 30.2°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 25
25.8°C 30.4°C 1.2mm
Fri
Feb 24
24.8°C 30.1°C 1.2mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Mar
885.1mm
49.1 Day(s)
Total For 2017
639.8mm
26 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
565.4mm
29 Day(s)
Wettest Day
155.4mm
Jan 4
Lowest Temperature
21.3°C
Jan 21
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 14

Mackay Almanac

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March Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
Lowest On Record
13.1°C
31st 1970
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
22.3°C
March Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
Highest On Record
34.7°C
8th 1995
Average This Month
 
Long-term Average
28.6°C
March Rainfall
Wettest This Month
Total This Month
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
279.7mm
16.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
949.2mm
2011
Driest On Record
36.4mm
1991
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