Climate of Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea has a oceanic climate. There is rainfall during all months of the year. The average annual temperature for Papua New Guinea is 29° degrees and there is about 1072 mm of rain in a year. It is dry for 100 days a year with an average humidity of 77% and an UV-index of 7.
Climate averages for the whole year
- Day: the average daily temperature during the day is between 28°C and 30°C
- Night:the average nighttime temperature is between 22°C and 25°C
- Rain: it rains 240 days and there is a total of approximately 1071 mm rainfall
- Sun hours: throughout the year there are 3397 sun hours
|Maximum temperature:||between 28°C and 30°C|
|Warmest month:||30°C in January|
|Coldest month:||28°C in June|
|Night temperature:||between 22°C and 25°C|
|Dry days:||125 days|
|Days with rain:||240 days|
|Days with snow:||0 days|
|Total rain sum:||1071 mm|
|Hours of sunshine:||3397 hours|
This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Papua New Guinea.
This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Papua New Guinea.
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Climate table of Papua New Guinea
In this climate table you can see at a glance what the average weather per month is for Papua New Guinea. The data has been collected over a 30-year period, from which an average per month has been derived. From year to year the differences may be larger or smaller, but with this climate table you have a good idea of what the weather for Papua New Guinea might be like in a given month.
|Day temp. (°C)||30||30||29||29||29||28||28||28||28||29||30||30|
|Night temp. (°C)||25||24||24||24||24||23||23||22||23||23||24||24|
|Days with rain||23||20||24||24||21||18||12||15||21||20||20||22|
|Sun hours per day||9||9||8||9||7||8||9||9||9||11||12||11|
|Wind force (Bft)||3||3||2||2||3||3||3||3||3||3||3||2|
Best time to visit Papua New Guinea
To go to Papua New Guinea, the best time to visit is May through November. In this period you have a warm temperature and little precipitation. In Papua New Guinea, January is the warmest month with 30°C and the most cold month is 28°C in June.
Climate of Papua New Guinea by month
What is the average climate in a given month for Papua New Guinea? Click on a month to see all monthly averages for sunshine, maximum and minimum temperatures, percent chance of rain per day, snowfall and number of rainy days.
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