Port Moresby weather in May (Papua Region, Papua New Guinea)
What can you expect from the weather in Port Moresby during May? Wondering if it's an optimal time for a visit? This page provides detailed information on the weather conditions for that month.
In May, Port Moresby generally has very high temperatures and high rainfall. Throughout the daytime, temperatures often hover around 86°F (show in °C). However, as the sun sets and evening approaches, there's a noticeable cool-down, with temperatures gently dropping to a more temperate 75°F. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.
Port Moresby in May usually receives high rainfall, averaging around 4.1 inches (show in mm) for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 11 days of the month will see rainfall.
The city usually sees around 212 hours of sunlight, indicating many sunny days.
Should you favor a climate that's both dry and comfortably warm July and August typically offer the most agreeable circumstances. On the other hand, January, February, March and April tend to be characterized by conditions that may not be as optimal.
For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Port Moresby climate page with graphs.
Port Moresby, monthly averages in May
Where to go in Papua New Guinea in MayFind out more about the weather in Papua New Guinea in May and which places have the best weather conditions in this month.
So, what should you wear in Port Moresby in May?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 May.
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