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Mackay Forecast

Today 30°C
Tonight 22°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

28.7°C rising
Updated at 12:20 EST

Central Coast for Monday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds SE 15 to 25 km/h turning E in the early afternoon.

Currently at Mackay

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.7°C rising
Dew Point 22.9°C rising
Feels Like 32.3°C
Relative Humidity 71%
Wind icon
SSE 14km/h falling
Wind Gusts 20km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 4.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.8mm / -

Sun on Mon

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Sunrise sunrise
05:14 EST
Sunset sunset
18:38 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 28.7°C
Hamilton Island Ap 25.6°C
Proserpine Ap 29.6°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Clear
30°C

6pm

Clear
27°C

9pm

Mostly clear
25°C

12am

Mostly clear
24°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Mon
Dec 11
Tue
Dec 12
Wed
Dec 13
Thu
Dec 14
Fri
Dec 15
Sat
Dec 16
Sun
Dec 17

Possible thunderstorm

Possible shower

Possible shower

Clearing shower

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Late shower
Maximum 30°C 30°C 30°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 80% 50% 60% 30% 50% 50% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
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 19
km/h
19
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
23
km/h
20
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
16
km/h
18
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
18
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SE 19km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SSE 23km/h
SSE
SE 20km/h
SE
SSE 18km/h
SSE
SE 17km/h
SE
SSE 16km/h
SSE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
SE 17km/h
SE
SE 18km/h
SE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 72% 66% 70% 66% 72% 65% 75% 68% 69% 67% 73% 65% 70% 67%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 21°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 22°C 23°C 21°C 24°C 22°C 24°C 22°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Monday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise New moon First quarter Full moon Last quarter
first light
04:50 EST
sunrise
05:14 EST
sunset
18:38 EST
last light
19:03 EST
moon
set
Mon 12:38 EST
rise
Tue 01:10 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
Mon
Dec 11
21.4°C - 7.4mm
Sun
Dec 10
22.5°C 29.6°C 0.4mm
Sat
Dec 9
22.6°C 29.1°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 8
23.7°C 30.9°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 7
23.5°C 31.9°C 0.0mm

Mackay Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1609.2mm
140.0 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1959.6mm
136 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
1738.4mm
133 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
22.7°C
-0.3°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
30.1°C
-0.1°C
Long-term Average
30.2°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
19.4mm
4th
Total This Month
59.8mm
8 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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13:45 EDT

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11:33 EDT

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