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
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14 day weather forecast Papua New Guinea
The weather for in Papua New Guinea will be 35° till 33° degrees in the next 14 days with every day chance of light rain showers till heavy 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 19 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|16.0 mm||85%||1 m/s||4|
|Monday 20 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|4.3 mm||60%||1 m/s||4|
|Tuesday 21 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|25.6 mm||90%||1 m/s||8|
|Wednesday 22 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|10.8 mm||80%||1 m/s||4|
|Thursday 23 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|6.3 mm||70%||1 m/s||6|
|Friday 24 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|2.6 mm||45%||1 m/s||6|
|Saturday 25 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.1 mm||50%||1 m/s||6|
Weather forecast next week
|Sunday 26 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|18.5 mm||85%||1 m/s||5|
|Monday 27 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.7 mm||55%||1 m/s||7|
|Tuesday 28 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|1.9 mm||40%||1 m/s||7|
|Wednesday 29 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|7.1 mm||70%||1 m/s||1|
|Thursday 30 Sep||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|4.8 mm||60%||1 m/s||2|
|Friday 1 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.1 mm||50%||1 m/s||1|
|Saturday 2 Oct||Precip||Chance||Wind||UV|
|3.5 mm||55%||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
|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|
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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Popular places in Papua New Guinea
- Port Moresby
- Kumunugum 1
- Paparam 2
- Lihen 2
- Mount Hagen
Frequently asked questions
Where is Papua New Guinea?
Papua New Guinea lies in a straight line about 12,754 km from New Zealand (Cape Town → Port Moresby).
How long is the flight to Papua New Guinea?
The flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Papua New Guinea is approximately 16 hours.
What are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea?
These are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea:
- Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport – Port Moresby
- Nadzab Airport – Lae
- Madang Airport – Madang
- Mount Hagen Kagamuga Airport – Mount Hagen
- Mendi Airport – Mendi
- Wewak International Airport – Wewak
- Kavieng Airport – Kavieng
- Daru Airport – Daru
- Vanimo Airport – Vanimo
- Chimbu Airport – Kundiawa
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 3x smaller 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 19 September 2021
- 1 Papua New Guinean kina = 0.23 South African rand
- 1 South African rand = 4.40 Papua New Guinean kina
- 10 Papua New Guinean kina = 2.27 South African rand
- 10 South African rand = 43.97 Papua New Guinean kina
- 100 Papua New Guinean kina = 22.74 South African rand
- 100 South African rand = 439.74 Papua New Guinean kina
What is the area code of Papua New Guinea?
The area code to call Papua New Guinea is +675.