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

Rain
28°
moderate rain

Mackay Weather Forecast

Friday

1am
Rain
26°
4am
Rain
26°
7am
Clouds
27°
10am
Rain
27°
1pm
Rain
27°
4pm
Rain
28°
7pm
Rain
27°
10pm
Rain
27°

Saturday

1am
Rain
27°
4am
Clouds
27°
7am
Clouds
26°
10am
Rain
28°
1pm
Rain
28°
4pm
Clear
28°
7pm
Clear
27°
10pm
Rain
26°

Sunday

1am
Rain
26°
4am
Rain
26°
7am
Clouds
26°
10am
Clear
28°
1pm
Clouds
28°
4pm
Rain
28°
7pm
Clear
27°
10pm
Clear
27°

Monday

1am
Clouds
27°
4am
Rain
26°
7am
Rain
27°
10am
Rain
28°
1pm
Rain
28°
4pm
Rain
29°
7pm
Clear
27°
10pm
Clouds
27°

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)