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World Weather & Climate Information

Weather Averages and Climate 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.

Interested in the more detailed Weather and Climate of Papua New Guinea?

Please select a city in or above the map you wish to travel to or the one closest to your destination. Each selected city will show you the following graphs:
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

Select a city to see its average temperature, precipitation and hours of sunshine over the year.