Mackay Weather & Climate

Enjoying a tropical climate, Mackay experiences stunning weather year round with hot summers and warm, sunny winters. Cooled by breezes off the coast, nights can be quite cool in winter while summer sees the arrival of the wet season from December to March, when the majority of Mackay's 1.5m annual rainfall occurs. Maximum temperatures range from 30 degrees in summer to 21 degrees in winter. Occasionally, Mackay can be affected by the arrival of the cyclone season experienced further north. Arriving approximately once every couple of years from December to April, the impacts of these weather patterns is generally minimal with heavy rainfall and strong winds usually the worst of the conditions experienced.

Current Mackay Weather

Clouds
23°
overcast clouds

Mackay Weather Forecast

Sunday

1am
Clear
18°
4am
Clear
17°
7am
Clear
17°
10am
Clear
20°
1pm
Clear
21°
4pm
Clouds
21°
7pm
Clouds
19°
10pm
Clouds
19°

Monday

1am
Clouds
18°
4am
Clouds
18°
7am
Clouds
18°
10am
Clouds
20°
1pm
Clouds
21°
4pm
Clear
20°
7pm
Clear
19°
10pm
Clear
18°

Tuesday

1am
Clear
16°
4am
Clear
15°
7am
Clouds
14°
10am
Clouds
16°
1pm
Clouds
18°
4pm
Clouds
18°
7pm
Clear
17°
10pm
Clear
16°

Wednesday

1am
Clouds
15°
4am
Clouds
14°
7am
Clear
12°
10am
Clear
16°
1pm
Clear
18°
4pm
Clear
19°
7pm
Clear
18°
10pm
Clear
15°

Mackay Annual Average Climate

Averages Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Rainfall (mm) 278 319 250 146 108 64 40 30 16 36 87 179
Temp (°C) 26 26 25 23 20 17 16 18 20 23 25 26
Min Temp (°C) 23 23 22 20 17 13 12 13 16 19 21 22
Max Temp (°C) 30 29 28 26 23 21 21 22 25 27 28 30

Mackay Annual Average Temperature Graph (°C)

Mackay Annual Average Rainfall Graph (mm)