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

Clear
22°
clear sky

Mackay Weather Forecast

Thursday

1am
Rain
21°
4am
Rain
21°
7am
Clouds
21°
10am
Clouds
24°
1pm
Clouds
24°
4pm
Clouds
24°
7pm
Clouds
22°
10pm
Clouds
22°

Friday

1am
Clear
21°
4am
Clear
20°
7am
Clear
21°
10am
Clear
24°
1pm
Clear
24°
4pm
Clear
24°
7pm
Clear
22°
10pm
Clear
22°

Saturday

1am
Clear
21°
4am
Clear
19°
7am
Clear
20°
10am
Clear
25°
1pm
Clear
24°
4pm
Clear
24°
7pm
Clear
22°
10pm
Clear
21°

Sunday

1am
Clear
20°
4am
Clear
19°
7am
Clouds
20°
10am
Clouds
22°
1pm
Clouds
22°
4pm
Clouds
21°
7pm
Clear
20°
10pm
Clear
19°

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)