The best times to visit Maclean for ideal weather are

July 23rd to November 11th

based on average temperature and humidity from NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration). Read below for more weather and travel details.



Other Maclean Travel Info

Weather in Maclean


Average temperatures in Maclean vary somewhat. Considering humidity, temperatures feel very enjoyable all year with a chance of rain or snow throughout most of the year. The area is more temperate than most — in the 62nd percentile for pleasant weather — compared to tourist destinations worldwide. Weeks with ideal weather are listed above. If you’re looking for the very warmest time to visit Maclean, the hottest months are January, February, and then March. See average monthly temperatures below. The warmest time of year is generally late January and early February where highs are regularly around 81.9°F (27.7°C) with temperatures rarely dropping below 69.8°F (21°C) at night.

Maclean Temperatures (Fahrenheit)


Maclean Temperatures (Celsius)


“Feels-Like” Temperatures

The way we experience weather isn’t all about temperature. Higher temperatures affect us much more at higher humidity, and colder temperatures feel piercing with high winds. Our perceived temperatures factor in humidity and wind chill to better represent how hot or cold the day feels to a person.

Maclean Perceived Temperature (F)


Maclean Perceived Temperature (C)



Average Maclean Temperatures by Month

Daily highs (averaged for the month) usually give the best indication of the weather. A significantly lower mean and low generally just means it gets colder at night.

Show Fahrenheit

Month Avg. High (°F) Avg. Mean (°F) Avg. Low (°F)
Jan 81.3 75.2 69.2
Feb 80.9 74.7 68.8
Mar 80 73.4 66.8
Apr 75.9 68.5 61.2
May 71.5 63.1 54.7
Jun 67.9 59.6 51.7
Jul 67.1 58 49.2
Aug 69.8 60.3 50.5
Sep 73.3 64.7 55.6
Oct 75.3 67.5 59.6
Nov 77.6 70.9 64.7
Dec 79.2 72.7 66.6

Show Celsius

Month Avg. High (°C) Avg. Mean (°C) Avg. Low (°C)
Jan 27.4 24 20.7
Feb 27.2 23.7 20.4
Mar 26.7 23 19.3
Apr 24.4 20.3 16.2
May 21.9 17.3 12.6
Jun 19.9 15.3 10.9
Jul 19.5 14.4 9.6
Aug 21 15.7 10.3
Sep 22.9 18.2 13.1
Oct 24.1 19.7 15.3
Nov 25.3 21.6 18.2
Dec 26.2 22.6 19.2



Precipitation (Rain or Snow)

If dry weather is what you’re after, the months with the lowest chance of significant precipitation in Maclean are August, September, and then October. Note that we define “significant precipitation” as .1 inches or more in this section. The lowest chance of rain or snow occurs around early August. For example, on the week of July 30th there are no days of precipitation on average. By contrast, it’s most likely to rain or snow in mid April with an average of 3 days of significant precipitation the week of April 16th.

When can you find snow in Maclean? Weather stations report no annual snow. Please note that a value of 0 for snow in the graph below may either mean there was no snow, or that snow is unreported.

Chance of Precipitation

The graph below shows the % chance of rainy and snowy days in Maclean.

Days with precipitation

Snow on the Ground

The graph below shows the average snow on the ground in Maclean (in).

Snow depth

Average Rain and Snow by Month

Show Inches

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (in) Total Precipitation (in)
Jan 26% 0 5.9
Feb 36% 0 6.7
Mar 31% 0 6.9
Apr 37% 0 8.1
May 26% 0 5.5
Jun 24% 0 7.1
Jul 18% 0 2.6
Aug 12% 0 2.3
Sep 14% 0 1.9
Oct 16% 0 2.9
Nov 23% 0 5.7
Dec 23% 0 3.9

Show Centimeters

Month Daily Chance of Rain Average Snow Depth (cm) Total Precipitation (cm)
Jan 26 0 15
Feb 36 0 17
Mar 31 0 17.5
Apr 37 0 20.6
May 26 0 14
Jun 24 0 18
Jul 18 0 6.6
Aug 12 0 5.8
Sep 14 0 4.8
Oct 16 0 7.4
Nov 23 0 14.5
Dec 23 0 9.9


Humidity and Wind

Maclean has some very humid months, and above average humidity throughout the year. The least humid month is August (63.2% relative humidity), and the most humid month is February (76.1%).

Wind in Maclean is usually moderate. The windiest month is January, followed by February and October. January’s average wind speed of around 8.6 knots (9.9 MPH or 15.9 KPH) is considered “a gentle breeze.” Maximum sustained winds (the highest speed for the day lasting more than a few moments) are at their highest in mid February where average top sustained speeds reach 14.4 knots, which is considered a moderate breeze.

Relative Humidity (%)

The graph below shows the average % humidity by month in Maclean.

Avg. Relative Humidity


The graph below shows wind speed (max and average) in knots.

Max Sustained Wind
Average Daily Wind

Average Wind Speeds

Show Wind Speeds

All wind speeds are in knots. 1 knot = 1.15 MPH or 1.85 KPH.

Month Avg. Wind Avg. Wind Feel Sustained High Wind High Wind Feel
Jan 8.6 Gentle breeze 12.5 Significant breeze
Feb 8.5 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Mar 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Apr 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
May 7.2 Gentle breeze 10.8 Significant breeze
Jun 6.8 Light breeze 10.2 Gentle breeze
Jul 6.9 Light breeze 10.3 Significant breeze
Aug 7.3 Gentle breeze 10.9 Gentle breeze
Sep 7.8 Gentle breeze 12.1 Significant breeze
Oct 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Nov 8.2 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze
Dec 8.3 Gentle breeze 12.8 Significant breeze

Show Relative Humidity by Month

Month Avg. Relative Humidity
Jan 75.9%
Feb 76.1%
Mar 74.7%
Apr 75.6%
May 71.9%
Jun 74.3%
Jul 67.4%
Aug 63.2%
Sep 67.3%
Oct 68.9%
Nov 75.1%
Dec 74.2%


Is it Safe to Travel to Maclean?

Our best data indicates this area is generally safe. As of Oct 07, 2019 there are no travel advisories or warnings for Australia; exercise normal security precautions. Check this page for any recent changes or regions to avoid: Travel Advice and Advisories. This advisory was last updated on Aug 22, 2019.


The Busiest and Least Crowded Months

The busiest month for tourism in Maclean, NW, Australia is July, followed by August and September. Prices for hotels and flights will be most expensive during these months, though you can save if you purchase well in advance. Tourists are unlikely to visit Maclean in May. Those willing to visit at these times will likely find it the least expensive month.

Estimated Tourism by Month


Most Popular Months to Visit

Tourists Seeking Accommodations

Tourism graph is based on Google searches for services used by tourists relative to the rest of the year. Tourism data for this area is somewhat extrapolated based on nearby areas. Displayed data is calculated relative to the peak, so a score of 68.5 in May means 68.5% of the tourists vs. July.



Overall Maclean Travel Experience by Season

Fall (March through May)

Humidity and temperatures combine to make this season feel warm. Highs range from 81.1°F (27.3°C) and 69.4°F (20.8°C) with colder temperatures in the later months. Rain is somewhat common with 8 to 11 days of significant precipitation per month. Fall is the slowest for tourism, which makes it a good time for those looking for deals.

Winter (June through August)

The middle-year months have comfortably cool weather with high temperatures that are comfortable. These months see moderate precipitation with 4 to 7 days of precipitation per month. June – August is the busiest season for tourism in Maclean, so lodging and other accommodations may cost more than usual.

Spring (September through November)

Spring daily highs range from 78.8°F (26°C) and 72°F (22.2°C), which will feel very nice given the humidity and wind. It rains or snows a significant amount: 4 to 7 days per month. Tourism is the second busiest during these months due to the weather, so hotels may be slightly higher priced.

Summer (December through February)

Weather is perfect this time of year in Maclean to be enjoyable for warm weather travelers. The average high during this season is between 81.9°F (27.7°C) and 78.7°F (25.9°C). On average, it rains or snows a fair amount: 7 to 10 times per month. These times of year are fairly slow with tourists.


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