Papua New Guinea weather, climate and best time to visit

Best time to visit Papua New Guinea

The best time to visit in Papua New Guinea is in January and February and April until December, when you will have a warm temperature and limited till mediocre rainfall. The highest average temperature in in Papua New Guinea is 30°C in January and the lowest is 28°C in June.

Papua New Guinea has the oceanic climate prevailing. If you want to know what the average temperature is in in Papua New Guinea or when most precipitation (rain or snow) falls, you can find a quick overview below. This way, you are well prepared. Our average monthly climate data is based on data from the past 30 years.

Average weather Papua New Guinea by month

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature (°C) 30 30 29 29 29 28 28 28 28 29 30 30
Precipitation (mm) 132 104 177 106 83 57 25 44 67 97 77 102

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14 day weather forecast Papua New Guinea

The weather for in Papua New Guinea will be 36° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers or even quite a bit of rain.

The weather forecast for Papua New Guinea is based on the weather conditions in the city of Port Moresby.

Weather forecast this week

Sunday 24 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
36°
22°
1.0 mm 25% 1 m/s 11
Monday 25 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
2.3 mm 45% 1 m/s 8
Tuesday 26 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
6.3 mm 70% 1 m/s 6
Wednesday 27 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
23°
5.2 mm 65% 1 m/s 4
Thursday 28 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
2.9 mm 50% 1 m/s 5
Friday 29 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
22°
4.1 mm 60% 1 m/s 5
Saturday 30 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
17.7 mm 85% 1 m/s 6

Weather forecast next week

Sunday 31 Oct Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
8.9 mm 75% 1 m/s 4
Monday 1 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
10.1 mm 75% 1 m/s 6
Tuesday 2 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
34°
22°
0.8 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Wednesday 3 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
0.1 mm 20% 2 m/s 1
Thursday 4 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
35°
23°
6.8 mm 70% 1 m/s 1
Friday 5 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
33°
23°
6.5 mm 70% 1 m/s 1
Saturday 6 Nov Precip Chance Wind UV
32°
23°
8.8 mm 75% 1 m/s 1

Climate Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea has the oceanic climate prevailing. 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 table of Papua New Guinea

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
Climate data from city: Port Moresby

Papua New Guinea weather by month

What is the average weather like in a given month for Papua New Guinea? Let's find out! Click on a month to check all the monthly averages for sunshine, temperature highs and lows, percentage chance of rain per day, snowfall accumulation and number of rainy days.

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Frequently asked questions

Where is Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea lies in a straight line about 4,943 km from New Zealand (Wellington → Port Moresby).

How long is the flight to Papua New Guinea?

The flight time from Auckland Airport to Papua New Guinea is approximately 7 h. 10 min.

What are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea?

These are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea:

How many inhabitants are there in Papua New Guinea?

Papua New Guinea has approximately 8,151,300 inhabitants.

How big is Papua New Guinea?

The area of Papua New Guinea is around 462,840 km². It is 2x bigger than New Zealand.

What is the capital of Papua New Guinea?

The capital of Papua New Guinea is Port Moresby.

What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?

In Papua New Guinea the Papua New Guinean kina (PGK) is used to pay.

Exchange rates on 24 October 2021

  • 1 Papua New Guinean kina = 2.43 New Zealand dollar
  • 1 New Zealand dollar = 0.41 Papua New Guinean kina
  • 10 Papua New Guinean kina = 24.25 New Zealand dollar
  • 10 New Zealand dollar = 4.12 Papua New Guinean kina
  • 100 Papua New Guinean kina = 242.53 New Zealand dollar
  • 100 New Zealand dollar = 41.23 Papua New Guinean kina

What is the area code of Papua New Guinea?

The area code to call Papua New Guinea is +675.