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Mackay Forecast

Today 28°C
Tonight 21°C
possible_thunderstorm

Now

28.6°C steady
Updated at 14:20 EST

Central Coast for Sunday Cloudy. Very high (90%) chance of showers and rain areas in the south, high (70%) chance elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Possible heavy falls. Winds E 25 to 35 km/h. Daytime maximum temperatures 25 to 33.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 28.6°C steady
Dew Point 22.3°C falling
Feels Like 31.6°C
Relative Humidity 68%
Wind icon
ESE 27km/h rising
Wind Gusts 33km/h
Pressure 1013.4hPa falling
Fire Danger 6.0
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.4mm / -

Sun on Sun

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Sunrise sunrise
05:15 EST
Sunset sunset
18:38 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 28.0°C
Hamilton Island Ap 28.0°C
Proserpine Ap 30.8°C

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

3pm

Chance shower or storm
27°C

6pm

Heavy shower
25°C

9pm

Shower
24°C

12am

Shower
23°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Sun 10:00 EST
Strong Wind Warning for the Mackay Coast and Capricornia Coast

National Forecast

Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

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

Possible thunderstorm

Possible thunderstorm

Showers

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Possible shower
Maximum 28°C 28°C 28°C 30°C 31°C 31°C 31°C
Minimum 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 21°C 22°C
Chance of Rain 90% 90% 90% 70% 50% 60% 20%
Rain Amount 10-20mm 10-20mm 10-20mm 1-5mm < 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 20
km/h
23
km/h
21
km/h
22
km/h
22
km/h
21
km/h
19
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
12
km/h
16
km/h
Wind Direction SE 20km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 21km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
SE 22km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
E 15km/h
E
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ESE 16km/h
ESE
E 12km/h
E
E 16km/h
E
Relative Humidity 79% 78% 79% 79% 79% 79% 71% 71% 68% 66% 67% 68% 65% 67%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 24°C 21°C 24°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Sunday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Full moon Last quarter New moon First quarter
first light
04:50 EST
sunrise
05:15 EST
sunset
18:38 EST
last light
19:03 EST
moon
rise
Sun 15:38 EST
set
Mon 03:27 EST
moon
Wed
Dec 14
moon
Wed
Dec 21
moon
Thu
Dec 29
moon
Fri
Jan 6

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sun
Dec 11
22.6°C - 12.2mm
Sat
Dec 10
22.9°C 32.4°C 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 9
21.6°C 32.5°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 8
22.5°C 31.7°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 7
20.1°C 31.3°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1625.9mm
133.4 Day(s)
Total For 2016
1475.2mm
110 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2015
805.0mm
116 Day(s)
Wettest Day
117.6mm
Jan 18
Lowest Temperature
5.7°C
Jun 29
Highest Temperature
35.6°C
Feb 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

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December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
19.0°C
1st
Lowest On Record
15.6°C
10th 1955
Average This Month
21.0°C
-1.2°C
Long-term Average
22.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
33.5°C
1st
Highest On Record
38.2°C
21st 1995
Average This Month
32.0°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
30.7°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
12.2mm
11th
Total This Month
12.2mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
135.7mm
11.0 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
669.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2005
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