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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
≥ 40.0°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
≥ 35.0°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
≥ 30.0°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
≤ 2.0°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
≤ 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

Cold weather: Icy morning tipped for NSW as wild winds ease, bureau says

15:43 EST

Icy and windy weather affecting parts of the NSW central-west and Blue Mountains will continue into tomorrow, although strong coastal winds are easing, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.

Cold front delivers for boardriders

13:47 EST

After a slow start to the snow season and a week of small to no surf, an intense cold front has brought some happiness to snowboarders and surfers in Victoria and New South Wales.

Above average rainfall for WA

13:39 EST

Parts of WA have been receiving persistent showers in recent days, propelling some locations well past their monthly average.