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Mackay Climate

Mackay Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.3 29.8 29.0 27.2 24.8 22.7 22.0 23.1 25.3 27.5 29.1 30.4 26.8
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 22.9 21.9 19.3 15.8 13.3 11.5 12.5 15.4 18.3 20.6 22.4 18.1
Mean Rain (mm)
347.0 326.1 283.9 137.7 91.9 66.3 36.8 26.2 38.9 40.1 69.4 160.8 1616.8
Median Rain (mm)
260.3 247.2 205.8 81.5 74.1 53.3 15.1 12.2 20.8 24.4 39.8 95.1 1504.3
Mean Rain Days
14.1 14.7 15.6 13.0 10.4 7.6 4.9 4.1 4.4 4.5 7.1 9.8 96.8

Mackay Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
37.7 37.4 36.7 34.4 31.6 29.9 28.9 31.1 33.3 35.4 36.4 37.7 37.7
Low Max (°C)
23.3 23.1 22.2 20.2 17.0 13.3 10.0 15.0 18.4 20.6 21.1 22.8 10.0
High Min (°C)
30.0 27.5 27.8 26.1 22.6 21.9 21.2 22.2 24.1 24.4 26.7 27.9 30.0
Low Min (°C)
15.6 17.2 13.3 9.4 5.3 2.8 1.7 2.2 4.2 6.7 8.1 15.6 1.7
High Rain (mm)
627.4 303.5 294.6 179.6 133.4 110.7 135.1 115.3 206.8 128.0 129.5 354.6 627.4

Mackay Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
32.1 32.4 32.0 29.4 27.4 25.2 24.3 25.6 28.0 28.8 31.6 34.1 28.4
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.2 28.0 27.2 25.4 23.1 21.0 20.2 21.2 23.5 25.9 27.2 28.6 25.9
High Mn. Min (°C)
25.0 24.4 23.5 21.3 19.3 17.3 14.7 15.6 19.0 20.9 22.3 24.0 19.4
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.0 21.3 18.8 15.1 12.5 9.8 8.5 8.9 12.7 13.0 16.3 20.4 16.2
High Rain (mm)
2161.4 1237.6 800.8 571.6 301.6 262.1 256.2 203.4 231.8 220.5 346.9 909.5 3081.2
Low Rain (mm)
24.1 16.5 22.4 4.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 811.8

Mackay Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MACKAY POST OFFICE

Mean daily minimum temp
Mean daily maximum temp
Highest/lowest on record
Highest/lowest on record
Mean monthly rainfall

Mackay Average Number of Days With Temperatures

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
≥ 40°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≥ 35°C
0.6 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.6 1.7
≥ 30°C
17.7 13.5 9.0 2.6 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.7 2.7 8.9 18.4 66.5
≤ 2°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
≤ 0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Mackay 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
32.4 31.7 31.1 29.4 26.8 25.0 24.4 25.6 27.4 29.4 31.0 32.2 30.6
Low Max
28.2 27.9 27.2 25.4 22.8 20.6 19.9 20.7 23.1 25.7 27.4 28.4 22.6
High Min
25.0 24.5 23.9 21.9 19.4 17.7 16.1 16.3 18.9 21.7 23.3 24.6 23.3
Low Min
21.1 21.1 20.0 16.3 11.7 8.3 7.1 8.3 12.0 15.3 17.8 20.0 11.9

Mackay Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
59 59 60 60 58 59 60 60 59 60 61 61 59.4
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1890 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
1950 1950 1950 1950 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1950
Years of Maxima
43 43 44 43 41 41 42 42 42 42 43 43 42.1
Earliest Entry
1890 1890 1890 1890 1908 1908 1908 1908 1908 1905 1889 1889 1889
Latest Entry
1950 1950 1950 1950 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1950
Years of Rainfall
64 64 64 64 64 63 64 68 65 65 63 63 64.2
Earliest Entry
1887 1887 1887 1887 1877 1887 1871 1874 1876 1875 1887 1887 1871
Latest Entry
1950 1950 1950 1950 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1949 1950

Station Details

MACKAY POST OFFICE
Central Coast, Queensland
21.1500°S 149.1833°E 11m AMSL
Commenced 1870 / Closed 1987
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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.