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Climate in Mackay (Queensland), Australia

The graphs below show the monthly weather averages over the year.

Average day and night temperature

The mean minimum and maximum temperatures over the year.

Monthly precipitation

The mean monthly precipitation over the year, including rain, snow, hail etc.

Forecast for Mackay

Tue   May 28
23°C | 17°C
SE 25 km/h
7.6 mm
broken clouds and rain

broken clouds and rain

Wed   May 29
24°C | 18°C
SE 25 km/h
4.4 mm
partly cloudy and rain

partly cloudy and rain

Thu   May 30
24°C | 18°C
E 25 km/h
1.9 mm
partly cloudy and rain

partly cloudy and rain

The best time of year to visit Mackay in Australia

Mackay has a subtropical climate with many humid days. Average maximum temperatures range from 30°C in summer to a mild 23°C in winter.

December is the start of the rainy season, which can last until April. Meaning high humidity and daily rainfall.

Best time to visit Mackay would be in spring. Its dry most of the time, however it’s also a lot more warm and humid than in winter.

During the months of May, June, July, August and September you are most likely to experience good weather with pleasant average temperatures that fall between 20°C and 26°C.

Other facts from our historical weather data:

  • Which months have the greatest rainfall in Mackay?
    Most rainfall (rainy season) is seen in January, February and March.
  • Which is the warmest month in Mackay?
    January has an average maximum temperature of 29°C and is the warmest month of the year.
  • Which is the coldest month in Mackay?
    The coldest month is July with an average maximum temperature of 22°C.
  • Which is the wettest month in Mackay?
    February tops the wettest month list with 257 mm of rainfall.
  • Which is the driest month in Mackay?
    September is the driest month with 21 mm of precipitation.

  • No idea where to travel to this year? We have a tool that recommends destinations based on your ideal conditions. Find out where to go with our weather planner.