Papua New Guinea weather in July

Many people wonder what kind of weather they can expect in July in Papua New Guinea. Is this month a good time to go to Papua New Guinea? To answer that question we created this page with all the information you need.

What is the weather like in Papua New Guinea in July?

The weather conditions in Papua New Guinea in July range from poor to perfect depending on the destination.

During July in Papua New Guinea, the average maximum temperature ranges from high in Erave with 27°C (81°F) to very high in Madang with 31°C (88°F). These night and day temperatures are average and some days may be even warmer. So be prepared and dress for the heat.

Precipitation in July ranges from low in Port Moresby with an average of 14mm (0.6inch) rainfall to heavy in Erave with 665mm (26inch). It is also generally a sunny period with an average of 205 hours of sunshine in Port Moresby during the entire month.

We invite you to have a look at the map below to find out more about the different weather conditions per location in Papua New Guinea.

Where to go in Papua New Guinea in July

Find the average weather conditions in July for the most popular destinations in Papua New Guinea on the map below. Click on a destination dot for more detailed information.

Legend perfect weather pleasant tolerable unpleasant poor
Perfect weather is subjective. On this map perfect weather has been defined with temperatures between 20-29ºC / 68-84ºF and not too much precipitation (less than 90mm / 3.5inch a month).

Popular destinations in Papua New Guinea

What is the weather like in July for the 5 most popular destinations in Papua New Guinea?

Average weather in Port Moresby

In July Port Moresby generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 30°C (86°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and low monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are perfect that month.

Port Moresby
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
31°C / 87°F 
23°C / 73°F 
202 hours 
22mm / 0.9inch 
6 days 
30°C / 86°F 
23°C / 73°F 
205 hours 
14mm / 0.6inch 
4 days 
August   >> August
>>  
31°C / 87°F 
23°C / 73°F 
225 hours 
11mm / 0.4inch 
4 days 
Climate in Port Moresby

Average weather in Madang

In July Madang generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Madang
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
219 hours 
205mm / 8.1inch 
10 days 
poor 
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
195 hours 
167mm / 6.6inch 
10 days 
August   >> August
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
23°C / 73°F 
226 hours 
134mm / 5.3inch 
8 days 
Climate in Madang

Average weather in Kokopo

In July Kokopo generally has very high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 31°C (88°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and high monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are tolerable that month.

Kokopo
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly sun hours Sun hours
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
32°C / 90°F 
22°C / 72°F 
210 hours 
118mm / 4.6inch 
6 days 
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
152 hours 
116mm / 4.6inch 
8 days 
August   >> August
>>  
31°C / 88°F 
22°C / 72°F 
161 hours 
115mm / 4.5inch 
8 days 
Climate in Kokopo

Average weather in Lae

In July Lae generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 28°C (82°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 23°C (73°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Lae
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Monthly rainy days Rainy days
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
29°C / 84°F 
23°C / 73°F 
505mm / 20inch 
21 days 
poor 
28°C / 82°F 
23°C / 73°F 
476mm / 19inch 
24 days 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
519mm / 20inch 
24 days 
poor 
Climate in Lae

Average weather in Mount Hagen

In July Mount Hagen generally has high temperatures with maximum daytime temperatures around 27°C (81°F), minimum nighttime temperatures around 22°C (72°F) and heavy monthly rainfall. So on average the conditions are poor that month.

Mount Hagen
Max temperature Max temp
Min temperature Min temp
Monthly rainfall Rainfall
Weather conditions Weather
<<   June June
<<  
28°C / 82°F 
22°C / 72°F 
775mm / 31inch 
poor 
27°C / 81°F 
22°C / 72°F 
665mm / 26inch 
poor 
August   >> August
>>  
27°C / 81°F 
21°C / 70°F 
554mm / 22inch 
poor 
Climate in Mount Hagen

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Is July the best time to go to Papua New Guinea?

In our opinion July is one of the best times to visit Papua New Guinea with commonly perfect weather in Port Moresby. However, the weather conditions may vary depending on your destination.

On average the best time to visit Papua New Guinea is in June, July, August, September and October with generally perfect weather in Port Moresby. The worst months are January and March that can have unpleasant weather conditions.

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