Port Moresby weather in March (Papua Region, Papua New Guinea)
What can you expect from the weather in Port Moresby during March? Wondering if it's the right time to visit? Browse this page for a comprehensive overview of the weather conditions for that month.
In March, the weather in Port Moresby generally has
very high temperatures
and heavy rainfall.
Anticipate daytime temperatures around 87°F (show in °C),
while night temperatures can drop to 75°F.
Keep in mind that while these are the average temperatures, there can be days that are even hotter. It's essential to be prepared for such heat. Wearing light, breathable fabrics and protecting yourself from the sun's intensity with hats or shades can make a difference. Hydration is key, so remember to drink plenty of water, especially if you find yourself outdoors for extended periods.
Port Moresby in March falls under the rainy season with heavy rainfall, averaging around 12 inches (show in mm) for the month. In this month, the heaviest downpours of the year are not uncommon. Carrying a poncho might be your best bet to stay dry. When we look at the climate data from the last 30 years, we can expect around 19 days of rain.
The city usually sees around 186 hours of sunlight, indicating a moderately sunny period.
If you're looking for dry conditions and comfortable temperatures, March may not be the ideal month to visit Port Moresby. July and August generally stand out with best weather. While January, February, March and April tend to showcase less optimal conditions.
For an in-depth look at the yearly weather and climate conditions, visit our specialized Port Moresby climate page with graphs.
Port Moresby, monthly averages in March
Where to go in Papua New Guinea in MarchFind out more about the weather in Papua New Guinea in March and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Port Moresby in March? It's going to be warm! Consider airy clothing, t-shirts, and other summer clothes. Shorts for men made of cotton or linen are good options for staying cool. However, there's a good chance of rain, so bring a raincoat just in case. With a water temperature of around 82°F this is a great month to swim so bring your swimwear.
What To Do
We rated the following activities from 1 (least suitable) to 10 (best) to do in March.
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