Climate 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 Papua New Guinea by 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

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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.

Papua New Guinea weather by month

What is the average Papua New Guinea weather like in a given month? 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 3,439 km from Philippines (Manila → Port Moresby).

How long is the flight to Papua New Guinea?

The flight time from Manila International Airport to Papua New Guinea is approximately 5 h. 20 min.

What are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea?

These are the largest airports in Papua New Guinea:

  • Port Moresby Jacksons International Airport (POM) in Port Moresby
  • Nadzab Airport (LAE) in Lae
  • Madang Airport (MAG) in Madang
  • Mount Hagen Kagamuga Airport (HGU) in Mount Hagen
  • Mendi Airport (MDU) in Mendi
  • Wewak International Airport (WWK) in Wewak
  • Kavieng Airport (KVG) in Kavieng
  • Daru Airport (DAU) in Daru
  • Vanimo Airport (VAI) in Vanimo
  • Chimbu Airport (CMU) in Kundiawa

How many inhabitants does Papua New Guinea have?

Papua New Guinea has 8,151,300 inhabitants.

How big is Papua New Guinea?

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

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 for payment.

Exchange rates on 8 June 2023

  • 1 Philippine piso = 0.073 Papua New Guinean kina
  • 1 Papua New Guinean kina = 13.77 Philippine piso
  • 100 Philippine piso = 7.26 Papua New Guinean kina
  • 100 Papua New Guinean kina = 1,376.86 Philippine piso

What is the area code of Papua New Guinea?

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

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