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
12°
moderate rain

Mackay Weather Forecast

Saturday

1am
Rain
10°
4am
Rain
11°
7am
Rain
14°
10am
Rain
16°
1pm
Rain
12°
4pm
Rain
7pm
Rain
10pm
Clouds

Sunday

1am
Rain
12°
4am
Rain
14°
7am
Rain
14°
10am
Rain
16°
1pm
Clouds
12°
4pm
Clouds
7pm
Clear
10pm
Clear
-0°

Monday

1am
Clear
4am
Clear
13°
7am
Clear
15°
10am
Clear
15°
1pm
Clear
11°
4pm
Clear
7pm
Clear
10pm
Clear

Tuesday

1am
Clear
12°
4am
Clear
20°
7am
Clear
25°
10am
Clear
23°
1pm
Clear
15°
4pm
Clear
10°
7pm
Clouds
10°
10pm
Clouds
12°

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)