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 22.8 23.8 26.0 28.5 29.7 30.8 27.3
Mean Min (°C)
23.2 23.3 22.1 19.5 15.8 12.9 11.5 11.9 14.8 18.3 20.5 22.2 17.9
Mean Rain (mm)
299.3 337.6 259.5 161.2 84.8 58.6 32.0 32.6 23.1 34.5 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 14.6 11.9 9.9 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 30.1 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 26.7 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 31.0 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 Airport annual climate

Mackay Airport 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
0.4 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°C
18.2 15.8 10.4 1.7 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 1.5 6.6 12.4 20.6 86.2
≤ 2°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°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 33 35 36 35 36 36 35 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 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2021
Years of Maxima
34 33 34 33 36 35 35 36 35 36 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 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2021
Years of Rainfall
35 34 35 34 36 36 36 36 36 36 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 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2021 2020 2021

Station Details

MACKAY AERO
Central Coast, Queensland
21.1706°S 149.1794°E 6m AMSL
Commenced 1950

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