Port Moresby weather in October (Papua Region, Papua New Guinea)

Looking to travel to Port Moresby in October? Check out this comprehensive weather guide.

In October, Port Moresby generally has very high temperatures and moderate rainfall. Anticipate daytime temperatures around 30°C, while night temperatures can drop to 24°C. Keep in mind, these temperatures are averages, and some days might be even warmer. Dress suitably to manage the heat.

Port Moresby in October usually receives moderate rainfall, averaging around 86 mm for the month. Delving into the climate records from the past 30 years, one can predict that nearly 7 days of the month will see rainfall.

The days are predominantly sunny, with an estimated total of around 233 hours of sunshine. This amount of sunlight does not only brightens the days but also contributes to a cheerful ambiance in the area during this month.

In case you lean more towards enjoying temperate temperatures and rain-free days July and August typically offer the most optimal weather. In contrast, January, February, March and April tend to have less optimal conditions.

For an in-depth look at the yearly conditions, visit our specialized Port Moresby climate page with graphs.

 

Port Moresby, monthly averages in October

Min TemperatureMin Temperature 24°C  
Max TemperatureMax Temperature 30°C  
Water TemperatureWater Temperature 26°C  
Chance of RainChance of Rain 24%  
PrecipitationPrecipitation 86 mm  
Rainy daysRainy days 7 days  
HumidityHumidity 76%  
SunshineSunshine 233 hours  
Percentage SunshinePercentage Sunshine  

Where to go in Papua New Guinea in October

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

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Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20°C and 29°C and not too much precipitation (less than 90 mm a month).

So, what should you wear in Port Moresby in October?

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 26°C 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 October.

Swimming
9/10
Cycling
7/10
Walking
7/10
Camping
8/10
Outdoor sports
7/10

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