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

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Mackay Weather Forecast

Saturday

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Clear
10am
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7pm
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Sunday

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7pm
Snow
10pm
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Monday

1am
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4am
Snow
7am
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-1°
4pm
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7pm
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10pm
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Tuesday

1am
Clear
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7pm
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-6°
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-7°

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)