Mackay West Weather


Te Kowai Forecast

Today 34°C
Tonight 22°C
mostly_sunny

Now

31.1°C rising
Updated at 09:30 EST

Central Coast for Saturday Hot and mostly sunny. Slight chance of a shower inland late this afternoon and evening. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm during this afternoon and evening, possibly severe. Light winds becoming N/NE 15 to 25 km/h in the middle of the day. Daytime maximum temperatures 33 to 39.

Currently at Ooralea Racecourse

24-hour graph
Temperature 31.1°C rising
Dew Point 20.1°C falling
Feels Like 32.7°C
Relative Humidity 52%
Wind icon
WNW 11km/h steady
Wind Gusts 19km/h
Pressure -
Fire Danger 7.6
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Sat

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Sunrise sunrise
05:16 EST
Sunset sunset
18:40 EST

Nearby Now

Mackay Ap 30.9°C
Mackay 30.8°C
Hamilton Island Ap 28.1°C
Proserpine Ap 30.3°C

Fire Danger Rating

HIGH

Next 12 hours in Mackay

48-hour forecast

12pm

Mostly clear
34°C

3pm

Mostly clear
32°C

6pm

Mostly cloudy
28°C

9pm

Mostly clear
26°C

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Te Kowai 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Sat
Dec 14
Sun
Dec 15
Mon
Dec 16
Tue
Dec 17
Wed
Dec 18
Thu
Dec 19
Fri
Dec 20

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Clearing shower

Windy with showers

Possible shower
Maximum 34°C 33°C 34°C 33°C 31°C 31°C 32°C
Minimum 22°C 22°C 21°C 21°C 22°C 22°C 21°C
Chance of Rain 30% 5% 5% 80% 60% 80% 70%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 1-5mm < 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 10
km/h
18
km/h
11
km/h
16
km/h
7
km/h
15
km/h
8
km/h
18
km/h
24
km/h
28
km/h
24
km/h
23
km/h
19
km/h
21
km/h
Wind Direction N 10km/h
N
NE 18km/h
NE
NNE 11km/h
NNE
NE 16km/h
NE
NE 7km/h
NE
ENE 15km/h
ENE
ENE 8km/h
ENE
E 18km/h
E
SE 24km/h
SE
ESE 28km/h
ESE
SE 24km/h
SE
SE 23km/h
SE
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 21km/h
ESE
Relative Humidity 61% 59% 64% 58% 60% 56% 63% 56% 63% 57% 62% 59% 59% 58%
Dew Point 22°C 23°C 23°C 23°C 22°C 23°C 22°C 22°C 19°C 21°C 20°C 22°C 21°C 22°C

Te Kowai Sun & Moon Times

Saturday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
04:51 EST
sunrise
05:16 EST
sunset
18:40 EST
last light
19:05 EST
moon
rise
Sat 20:37 EST
set
Sun 07:48 EST
moon
Thu
Dec 19
moon
Thu
Dec 26
moon
Fri
Jan 3
moon
Sat
Jan 11

Ooralea Racecourse Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Sat
Dec 14
24°C - 0.0mm
Fri
Dec 13
20.2°C 34°C 0.0mm
Thu
Dec 12
19.3°C 31.9°C 0.0mm
Wed
Dec 11
20.6°C 31.1°C 0.0mm
Tue
Dec 10
21.3°C 30.8°C 0.0mm

Mackay Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Dec
1619.7mm
132.9 Day(s)
Total For 2019
896.8mm
87 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2018
1033.2mm
104 Day(s)
Wettest Day
72.2mm
Apr 25
Lowest Temperature
3.8°C
Aug 12
Highest Temperature
36.5°C
Dec 3

Mackay Ap Almanac

full climatology
December Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
17.6°C
3rd
Lowest On Record
15.6°C
10th 1955
Average This Month
21.2°C
-1.0°C
Long-term Average
22.2°C
December Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
36.5°C
3rd
Highest On Record
38.2°C
21st 1995
Average This Month
33.4°C
+2.6°C
Long-term Average
30.8°C
December Rainfall
Wettest This Month
0.0mm
1st
Total This Month
0.0mm
0 Day(s)
Long-term Average
132.8mm
10.9 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
669.0mm
2010
Driest On Record
0.8mm
2005
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