Average weather in January in Port Moresby (Papua Region), Papua New Guinea

The average minimum temperature (usually the minimum temperature is noted during the night) in Port Moresby in January is 24.0°C (75.2°F). January falls in the rainy season with an average precipitation of 197mm (7.8in). This makes it the wettest month of the year. It rains on average a total of 17 days. The average maximum daytime temperature lies around 32.0°C (89.6°F). The sun will occasionally show itself with 185 hours of sunshine during the whole month.


So what to wear in January? Visitors traveling to Port Moresby should plan on bringing a totally waterproof rain jacket since it will often be raining. Also bring your shorts or a skirt because it can be very warm or even hot. With a water temperature of around 29.0°C (84.2°F), this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.

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For other monthly average weather and what to do in January look at the numbers below.

Monthly Averages in January

Show in Celsius

Min Temperature 75 °F
Max Temperature 89 °F
Water Temperature 84 °F
Chance of Rain 57%
Precipitation 8 in
Rainy Days 17
Sunshine Hours 185

 

Where to stay in Port Moresby

Where to go in Papua New Guinea in January

Find out more about the weather in Papua New Guinea in January and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

What To Do

We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in January.

Swimming
7/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
6/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

Weather Forecasts for Port Moresby (Papua Region)

SAT   Oct 01
92°F | 75°F
SE 11 mph
0.28 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

SUN   Oct 02
92°F | 75°F
SE 9 mph
0.38 in
Moderate rain

Moderate rain

MON   Oct 03
91°F | 76°F
SE 9 mph
0.10 in
Patchy rain possible

Patchy rain possible

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