Climate and average weather in Papua New Guinea
Papua New Guinea has a climate characterized by high temperatures and humidity throughout the year. The North West Monsoon season is from December to March while the South West Monsoon season is from May to October. Rainfall is at its heaviest in the highlands with average annual precipitation varying between 2,000 and 5,000 mm (79 to 197 inches). Average monthly temperature ranges in for example Port Moresby from 26 degrees Celsius (79 degrees Fahrenheit) to 28 degrees Celsius (82 degrees Fahrenheit) throughout the year.
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1. Average minimum and maximum temperature over the year
2. Average monthly precipitation over the year (rainfall, snow)
3. Average monthly hours of sunshine over the year
On certain pages we also offer other historical weather data like humidity, wind speed and water temperature.
Islands of Papua New Guinea
Regions in Papua New Guinea
Places in Papua New Guinea
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