Papua New Guinea climate guide

Temperature in Papua New Guinea (°C)

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Max temperature (daytime)
31°C maximum daytime temperature in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
30°C maximum daytime temperature in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)30
30°C maximum daytime temperature in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)30
29°C maximum daytime temperature in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
29°C maximum daytime temperature in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
30°C maximum daytime temperature in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)30
31°C maximum daytime temperature in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
31°C maximum daytime temperature in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)31
Min temperature (night-time)
23°C minimum night-time temperature in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
24°C minimum night-time temperature in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)24
22°C minimum night-time temperature in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)22
22°C minimum night-time temperature in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)22
23°C minimum night-time temperature in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
23°C minimum night-time temperature in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)23
Sea temperature
29°C sea temperature in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
29°C sea temperature in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
29°C sea temperature in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29
28°C sea temperature in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)28
28°C sea temperature in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)28
26°C sea temperature in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)26
26°C sea temperature in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)26
25°C sea temperature in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)25
25°C sea temperature in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)25
26°C sea temperature in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)26
27°C sea temperature in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)27
29°C sea temperature in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)29

Sunshine & Daylight in Papua New Guinea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daily hours of sunshine
6 hours of sunshine per day (47% of daylight hours) in January in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (44% of daylight hours) in February in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (46% of daylight hours) in March in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (50% of daylight hours) in April in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (51% of daylight hours) in May in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (53% of daylight hours) in June in Papua New Guinea6
6 hours of sunshine per day (49% of daylight hours) in July in Papua New Guinea6
7 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in August in Papua New Guinea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (56% of daylight hours) in September in Papua New Guinea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (58% of daylight hours) in October in Papua New Guinea7
7 hours of sunshine per day (55% of daylight hours) in November in Papua New Guinea7
6 hours of sunshine per day (49% of daylight hours) in December in Papua New Guinea6
Daily hours of daylight
13 hours of daylight per day in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)13
12 hours of daylight per day in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
12 hours of daylight per day in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)12
13 hours of daylight per day in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)13
13 hours of daylight per day in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)13

Rainfall in Papua New Guinea

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of days with some rain
19 days with some rainfall in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)19
17 days with some rainfall in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)17
19 days with some rainfall in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)19
14 days with some rainfall in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)14
11 days with some rainfall in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
7 days with some rainfall in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)7
7 days with some rainfall in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)7
6 days with some rainfall in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)6
7 days with some rainfall in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)7
7 days with some rainfall in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)7
8 days with some rainfall in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)8
13 days with some rainfall in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)13
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
231 mm monthly rainfall in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)231
225 mm monthly rainfall in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)225
248 mm monthly rainfall in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)248
149 mm monthly rainfall in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)149
107 mm monthly rainfall in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)107
68 mm monthly rainfall in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)68
40 mm monthly rainfall in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)40
49 mm monthly rainfall in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)49
82 mm monthly rainfall in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)82
87 mm monthly rainfall in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)87
98 mm monthly rainfall in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)98
168 mm monthly rainfall in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)168

More climate for Papua New Guinea

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UV Index (Maximum)
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11 (Extreme) in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 9 (Very High) in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)9
UV (maximum) index 10 (Very High) in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)10
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
UV (maximum) index 11+ (Extreme) in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)11
Heat & Humidity
Very high heat & humidity in January in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)VH
Very high heat & humidity in February in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)VH
Very high heat & humidity in March in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)VH
High heat & humidity in April in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in May in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in June in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in July in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in August in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in September in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
High heat & humidity in October in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)H
Very high heat & humidity in November in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)VH
Very high heat & humidity in December in Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby)VH

Note: 0 = None, L = Low, M = Moderate, H = High, VH = Very high, E = Extreme

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The climate guide for Papua New Guinea, represented by Port Moresby, shows long term monthly weather averages processed from data supplied by CRU (University of East Anglia), the Met Office & the Netherlands Meteorological Institute. Find out more about our data sources.

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