Papua New Guinea
28 to 30°C
3397 hours
sunshine per day
1071 mm
125 days
240 days
0 days

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

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Temperature graph

This graph shows the average maximum temperature (red) and minimum temperature (blue) for Papua New Guinea.

Precipitation graph

This graph shows the average amount of rainfall per month for Papua New Guinea.

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.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Precipitation (mm) 132 104 177 106 83 57 25 44 67 97 77 102
Days with rain 23 20 24 24 21 18 12 15 21 20 20 22
Dry days 8 8 7 6 10 12 19 16 9 11 10 9
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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
UV-index 7 6 7 7 7 7 6 6 6 7 7 7

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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