Weather of Mackay, QLD

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Compared to the rest of Australia, Mackay experiences exceptionally high rainfall. Daytime temperatures, overnight temperatures, wind speed, humidity levels and numbers of clear days are above average. Numbers of cloudy days are average.

Mackay has a wet and a dry season. The wet season in Mackay begins around November and ends around May. Over the course of the wet season, Mackay receives around 1814.9mm of rain. By comparison, in the dry season from June to October, less than 292.5mm of rain falls in total. At the height of the wet season in January it rains on average 18.1 days in that one month. Indeed, Mackay has experienced as much as 510.8mm in a single January day. The wettest month on record is February with 1287.8mm of rain falling.

Temperatures in the wet season average between 25.1 and 30.5OC during the day and 15.5 and 23.2OC overnight. Temperatures in the dry season average between 22.3 and 28OC during the day and 10.9 and 18.1OC at night.

Mackay Weather
31 minutes ago
 ValueTrend
Temp28°Ccooling
Feels like27.5°Ccooling
Wind26-30km/h
E
increasing
Pressure1013.2hPafalling
Rain since 9am0mmN/A
Observation taken 2.4km
to the southeast (highlight point)
24/11/14 2:34PM (EST); 1:34PM (CST); 12:34PM (WST)
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Weather graphs: Temperature | Rainfall | Rainy days | Clear and cloudy days | Windspeed | Humidity |

Mackay Mean Maximum Temperatures

Temp OC   
42
36
30
24
18
12
6
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