Mackay Airport Climate

Mackay Airport Long-term Averages

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Mean Max (°C)
30.4 30.2 29.3 27.7 25.3 23.2 22.7 23.8 26.0 28.4 29.7 30.8 27.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 23.3 22.1 19.5 15.8 12.9 11.4 11.8 14.8 18.3 20.5 22.2 17.9
Mean Rain (mm)
299.3 337.6 259.5 159.6 86.0 59.0 32.8 31.2 23.6 34.4 80.0 138.5 1528.4
Median Rain (mm)
277.0 320.8 137.9 109.0 68.5 47.9 13.1 20.4 12.2 31.5 56.3 94.2 1348.6
Mean Rain Days
16.5 17.8 16.9 14.5 11.9 9.8 7.9 6.6 5.2 6.1 8.2 11.2 130.7

Mackay Airport Daily Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max (°C)
36.9 37.3 34.1 32.9 31.4 32.0 28.9 32.1 35.4 38.5 39.7 38.2 39.7
Low Max (°C)
24.0 24.9 23.4 20.4 15.6 13.3 13.9 16.8 19.4 22.7 21.0 24.1 13.3
High Min (°C)
27.9 27.4 27.3 25.6 23.0 22.7 21.0 21.2 22.6 25.4 25.8 27.0 27.9
Low Min (°C)
16.5 18.0 14.2 7.8 3.8 1.7 -0.4 2.0 4.7 9.5 12.8 15.6 -0.4
High Rain (mm)
510.8 386.1 206.8 305.3 318.8 72.6 64.4 104.0 164.8 159.0 110.5 132.6 510.8

Mackay Airport Monthly Records

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Mn. Max (°C)
33.0 31.8 31.2 29.1 27.9 24.8 24.9 26.3 28.8 30.5 32.5 33.8 28.5
Low Mn. Max (°C)
28.7 28.0 28.2 26.3 23.7 20.7 20.7 21.4 23.5 25.9 26.8 28.4 25.7
High Mn. Min (°C)
24.3 24.4 23.4 21.0 18.4 15.9 16.1 14.5 19.0 20.1 22.1 24.0 19.2
Low Mn. Min (°C)
21.5 21.9 20.8 16.3 12.6 10.0 7.5 9.0 10.8 16.4 18.3 21.2 16.6
High Rain (mm)
1193.9 1287.8 886.7 842.2 537.3 287.6 266.1 230.0 289.2 201.4 446.6 669.0 3522.6
Low Rain (mm)
36.6 65.2 5.2 10.2 3.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.0 0.8 710.8

Mackay Airport Annual Temperatures & Rainfall

MACKAY AERO

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

Mackay Airport 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
0.4 0.4 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.4 0.7 1.8
≥ 30.0°C
18.2 15.8 10.4 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 6.1 12.4 20.6 86.2
≤ 2.0°C
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2
≤ 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 Airport 'per Week' Values (14th/86th Percentiles)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
High Max
31.9 31.7 30.7 29.1 26.9 25.1 24.3 25.8 28.1 30.5 31.5 32.9 30.6
Low Max
28.4 28.1 27.8 26.3 23.4 20.9 20.6 21.5 23.4 26.1 27.8 28.4 23.0
High Min
24.9 24.8 23.9 21.9 19.3 17.3 16.1 16.3 18.9 21.8 23.2 24.5 23.3
Low Min
21.1 21.5 19.8 16.7 11.3 7.3 6.0 7.2 10.8 14.4 17.5 19.7 11.1

Mackay Airport Data Availability

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
Years of Minima
34 34 33 32 34 35 34 35 35 34 33 34 33.0
Earliest Entry
1951 1951 1951 1951 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
34 33 34 32 35 34 34 35 34 35 33 35 33.0
Earliest Entry
1951 1951 1951 1951 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
35 34 35 33 35 35 35 35 35 35 32 35 34.0
Earliest Entry
1951 1951 1951 1951 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950 1950
Latest Entry
2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2020 2021

Station Details

MACKAY AERO
Central Coast, Queensland
21.1706°S 149.1794°E 5m AMSL
Commenced 1950
Display Your Local Weather

Weather News

Rainfalls of up to 300mm as Far North Queensland placed on flood watch

21:15 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has warned parts of Far North Queensland could expect daily rainfall totals of up to 300 millimetres in coming days.

NSW floods break 120-year-old rain records during March rain event, BOM says

20:39 EST

The entire New South Wales coast experienced its wettest week ever during last month's floods, according to a (BOM).

Get a sneak peak into the new Weatherzone Beta website experience while we continue to build out its full functionality.
Explore new datasets, map layers, 7-day charts, 12-month trends and much more!