Mackay Weather


Mackay Forecast

This morning 25°C
Today 32°C
clearing_shower

Now

26.1°C steady
Updated at 04:20 EST

Central Coast for Thursday Partly cloudy. Medium chance of showers in the morning and afternoon. The chance of a thunderstorm in the north in the morning and afternoon. Light winds becoming E 15 to 25 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the late evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the low to mid 20s with daytime temperatures reaching the low to mid 30s.

Currently at Mackay Ap

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Temperature 26.1°C steady
Dew Point 24.3°C rising
Feels Like 30.0°C
Relative Humidity 90%
Wind icon
ESE 11km/h falling
Wind Gusts 11km/h
Pressure 1010.6hPa falling
Fire Danger 1.7
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Thu

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Sunrise sunrise
05:44 EST
Sunset sunset
18:49 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay 26.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 27.4°C
Proserpine Ap 24.9°C

Fire Danger Rating

MODERATE

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

6am

Slight chance shower
26°C

9am

Chance shower
30°C

12pm

Shower
31°C

3pm

Slight chance shower
31°C

Central Coast Weather Warnings

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Qld - Wed 14:12 EST
Final Flood Watch for Coastal and adjacent catchments between Mackay and Innisfail

Qld - Wed 08:00 EST
Minor Flood Warning for the Belyando River

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Mackay 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Thu
Jan 30
Fri
Jan 31
Sat
Feb 1
Sun
Feb 2
Mon
Feb 3
Tue
Feb 4
Wed
Feb 5

Clearing shower

Possible shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C 32°C
Minimum 25°C 24°C 24°C 24°C 23°C 23°C 23°C
Chance of Rain 60% 70% 60% 60% 70% 80% 90%
Rain Amount 1-5mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 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 17
km/h
20
km/h
19
km/h
19
km/h
18
km/h
17
km/h
14
km/h
12
km/h
5
km/h
9
km/h
3
km/h
8
km/h
10
km/h
12
km/h
Wind Direction ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 20km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 19km/h
ESE
ESE 18km/h
ESE
ESE 17km/h
ESE
ESE 14km/h
ESE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
SSE 5km/h
SSE
E 9km/h
E
SE 3km/h
SE
E 8km/h
E
SE 10km/h
SE
ESE 12km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 77% 70% 68% 63% 70% 65% 69% 65% 69% 65% 71% 65% 76% 74%
Dew Point 25°C 25°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 23°C 24°C 24°C 26°C

Mackay Sun & Moon Times

Thursday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set First quarter Full moon Last quarter New moon
first light
05:20 EST
sunrise
05:44 EST
sunset
18:49 EST
last light
19:12 EST
moon
rise
Thu 09:55 EST
set
Thu 22:19 EST
moon
Sun
Feb 2
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Feb 9
moon
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Feb 16
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Mon
Feb 24

Mackay Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Wed
Jan 29
24.3°C 31°C 8.6mm
Tue
Jan 28
23.6°C 29.5°C 52.8mm
Mon
Jan 27
24.0°C 28.2°C 11.2mm
Sun
Jan 26
23.6°C 28.2°C 133.0mm
Sat
Jan 25
24.2°C 31.6°C 14.2mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
321.0mm
16.4 Day(s)
Total For 2020
238.8mm
15 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2019
221.2mm
16 Day(s)
Wettest Day
133.0mm
Jan 26
Lowest Temperature
20.1°C
Jan 18
Highest Temperature
34.6°C
Jan 19

Mackay Ap Almanac

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January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
20.1°C
18th
Lowest On Record
16.5°C
2nd 2005
Average This Month
23.7°C
+0.6°C
Long-term Average
23.1°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
34.6°C
19th
Highest On Record
36.9°C
28th 2013
Average This Month
31.4°C
+1.1°C
Long-term Average
30.3°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
133.0mm
26th
Total This Month
238.8mm
15 Day(s)
Long-term Average
321.0mm
16.4 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
1193.9mm
1951
Driest On Record
56.4mm
2003
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13:26 EDT

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