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Mackay Forecast

Tonight 23°C
Tomorrow 30°C
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Now

26.5°C steady
Updated at 21:10 EST

Central Coast for Wednesday Cloudy. Very high chance of showers. A thunderstorm likely. Heavy falls possible. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending SE/SW early in the morning then tending NE/SE in the morning. Daytime maximum temperatures around 30.
Thursday Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the late morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming E/NE 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to between 19 and 22 with daytime temperatures reaching around 30.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 26.5°C steady
Dew Point 21.3°C rising
Feels Like 28.2°C
Relative Humidity 73%
Wind icon
ESE 27km/h steady
Wind Gusts 31km/h
Pressure 1007.1hPa rising
Fire Danger 4.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Wed

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Sunrise sunrise
05:56 EST
Sunset sunset
18:37 EST

Nearby Now

Hamilton Island Ap 25.9°C
Proserpine Ap 23.4°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12am

Chance shower or storm
25°C

3am

Chance shower or storm
24°C

6am

Slight chance storm
23°C

9am

Chance shower or storm
27°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 11:16 EST
Final Flood Watch for the Dawson, Comet and Nogoa Rivers

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Thunder-
storms

Showers

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 29°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 32°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 24°C
Chance of Rain 90% 80% 80% 80% 80% 90% 90%
Rain Amount 20-40mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 20-40mm 10-20mm 20-40mm 10-20mm
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 13
km/h
14
km/h
8
km/h
9
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
10
km/h
9
km/h
12
km/h
9
km/h
10
km/h
11
km/h
14
km/h
Wind Direction E 13km/h
E
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 8km/h
ESE
ENE 9km/h
ENE
NE 11km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
NE 11km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
NNE 9km/h
NNE
NNE 12km/h
NNE
NE 9km/h
NE
NE 10km/h
NE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 96% 93% 96% 92% 96% 92% 95% 94% 95% 92% 94% 91% 93% 90%
Dew Point 26°C 27°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 28°C 27°C 30°C 28°C 29°C 28°C 30°C 27°C 29°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:34 EST
sunrise
05:57 EST
sunset
18:36 EST
last light
18:59 EST
moon
set
Wed 22:17 EST
rise
Thu 11:18 EST
moon
Fri
Feb 23
moon
Fri
Mar 2
moon
Fri
Mar 9
moon
Sun
Mar 18

Mackay Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Feb 21
19.3°C 29°C 46.0mm
Tue
Feb 20
23.8°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Mon
Feb 19
23.7°C 32.8°C 0.0mm
Sun
Feb 18
24.5°C 30.7°C 0.0mm
Sat
Feb 17
22.0°C 30.6°C 26.6mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Feb
601.0mm
32.0 Day(s)
Total For 2018
203.2mm
19 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2017
631.0mm
21 Day(s)
Wettest Day
67.4mm
Feb 4
Lowest Temperature
19.3°C
Feb 21
Highest Temperature
37.6°C
Jan 3

Mackay Almanac

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February Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.3°C
21st
Lowest On Record
17.8°C
14th 1972
Average This Month
23.2°C
-0.2°C
Long-term Average
23.4°C
February Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
35.2°C
3rd
Highest On Record
38.7°C
5th 1990
Average This Month
31.6°C
+1.9°C
Long-term Average
29.7°C
February Rainfall
Wettest This Month
67.4mm
4th
Total This Month
167.8mm
9 Day(s)
Long-term Average
320.4mm
16.8 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1071.4mm
1968
Driest On Record
29.2mm
1983
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