Mackay Weather


Mackay Forecast

This morning 5°C
Today 22°C
sunny

Now

6.7°C rising
Updated at 05:00 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Sunny. Areas of morning frost inland. Winds S/SE 15 to 25 km/h becoming light in the late afternoon. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low to mid 20s.

Currently at Mackay Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 6.7°C rising
Dew Point 4.0°C rising
Feels Like 4.0°C
Relative Humidity 83%
Wind icon
WSW 7km/h falling
Wind Gusts 13km/h
Pressure 1017.8hPa rising
Fire Danger 1.1
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
06:40 EST
Sunset sunset
17:39 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 9.9°C
Hamilton Island Ap 16.8°C
Proserpine Ap 5.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Clear
5°C

9am

Clear
13°C

12pm

Clear
20°C

3pm

Clear
21°C

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jul 18
Fri
Jul 19
Sat
Jul 20
Sun
Jul 21
Mon
Jul 22
Tue
Jul 23
Wed
Jul 24

Sunny

Sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny
Maximum 22°C 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 24°C
Minimum 5°C 6°C 10°C 13°C 14°C 14°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 5% 5% 50% 50% 50% 40% 20%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index High High High Moderate Moderate
Frost Risk Slight Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 17
km/h
14
km/h
16
km/h
14
km/h
14
km/h
15
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
13
km/h
15
km/h
13
km/h
13
km/h
11
km/h
13
km/h
Wind Direction SSW 17km/h
SSW
SE 14km/h
SE
S 16km/h
S
SE 14km/h
SE
S 14km/h
S
SSE 15km/h
SSE
S 10km/h
S
SE 12km/h
SE
S 13km/h
S
SE 15km/h
SE
SSE 13km/h
SSE
SE 13km/h
SE
SSE 11km/h
SSE
SE 13km/h
SE
Relative Humidity 57% 53% 60% 61% 75% 76% 87% 80% 86% 83% 87% 81% 81% 75%
Dew Point 5°C 12°C 7°C 14°C 13°C 19°C 16°C 19°C 16°C 20°C 17°C 20°C 15°C 19°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon set moon rise Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
06:16 EST
sunrise
06:40 EST
sunset
17:39 EST
last light
18:03 EST
moon
set
Thu 07:30 EST
rise
Thu 18:48 EST
moon
Thu
Jul 25
moon
Thu
Aug 1
moon
Thu
Aug 8
moon
Thu
Aug 15

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jul 17
5.2°C 22°C 0.0mm
Tue
Jul 16
5.6°C 19.6°C 0.0mm
Mon
Jul 15
4.1°C 20.2°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jul 14
9.4°C 21°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jul 13
8.4°C 24.9°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jul
1307.8mm
95.6 Day(s)
Total For 2019
867.0mm
72 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
704.6mm
74 Day(s)
Wettest Day
72.2mm
Apr 25
Lowest Temperature
4.1°C
Jul 15
Highest Temperature
34.0°C
Feb 13

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
July Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
4.1°C
15th
Lowest On Record
-0.4°C
22nd 1951
Average This Month
13.0°C
+1.7°C
Long-term Average
11.3°C
July Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
24.9°C
13th
Highest On Record
28.5°C
15th 2005
Average This Month
22.7°C
+0.1°C
Long-term Average
22.6°C
July Rainfall
Wettest This Month
4.8mm
11th
Total This Month
4.8mm
1 Day(s)
Long-term Average
35.4mm
8.2 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
266.1mm
1950
Driest On Record
0.0mm
2007
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