Papua New Guinea temperatures in January

Papua New Guinea in January has maximum daytime temperatures ranging from high in Sideia with 28°C (83°F) to very high temperatures in Port Moresby with 31°C (88°F). Nighttime temperatures generally drop to 17°C (63°F) in Port Moresby and 26°C (80°F) in Sideia.

What is the temperature of the different cities in Papua New Guinea in January?

Find the average daytime temperatures in January for the most popular destinations in Papua New Guinea on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

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Very warm means maximum temperatures above 30ºC (86ºF). Warm: 22ºC (72ºF) to 30ºC (86ºF). Pleasant: 18ºC (64ºF) to 22ºC (72ºF) Moderate: 12ºC (54ºF) to 18ºC (64ºF). Cold: 2ºC (36ºF) to 12ºC (54ºF). Very cold: lower than 2ºC (36ºF)

  • What is the warmest city in January in Papua New Guinea?
  • Port Moresby tops the warmest city list in our database with average maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F) and a minimum nighttime temperature of around 17°C (63°F).

  • What is the coldest city in January in Papua New Guinea?
  • The coldest city in January in Papua New Guinea is Sideia when we check our database. The maximum daytime temperatures are around 28°C (83°F) and minimum nighttime temperatures fall around 26°C (80°F).

  • How much sun does Papua New Guinea get in January?
  • January is generally a moderate sunny month with an average of 185 hours of sunshine in Port Moresby during the whole month.

  • How warm is the water in January?
  • The water temperature averages approximately 29°C (84°F) in Port Moresby this month, an ideal temperature for swimming.

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