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Average climate of Papua New Guinea

The climate of Papua New Guinea has an average yearly temperature of 26°C. Throughout the year, the average monthly temperature can drop to 24°C and rise to 27°C.

Annually, about 4049 mm of rain falls. This gives a good overview of how much rain to expect in Papua New Guinea.

The hurricane season in Papua New Guinea lasts from early November to late April.

The climate of Papua New Guinea
  • Average yearly temperature: 26°C
  • Highest temperature: 27°C in November and December
  • Lowest temperature: 24°C in July
  • Precipitation: 4049 mm per year, averaging 337 mm per month
  • Driest months: 235 mm in July, 236 mm in June and 250 mm in August
  • Wettest months: 456 mm in March, 409 mm in February and 407 mm in January

Climate table Papua New Guinea

The climate table for Papua New Guinea shows the average temperatures, precipitation, and UV index per month.

  Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Daytime temperature (°C) 26 26 25 26 25 25 24 25 25 26 27 27
Nighttime temperature (°C) 18 18 17 19 18 17 17 16 17 17 17 18
Precipitation (mm) 407 409 456 404 290 236 235 250 284 342 337 399
UV Index 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 8 8 7

Temperature per month in Papua New Guinea

This graph shows the average high temperatures in degrees Celsius for each month in Papua New Guinea

Temperature per month in Papua New Guinea

Precipitation per month in Papua New Guinea

This graph shows the average monthly precipitation in millimeters in Papua New Guinea.

Precipitation per month in Papua New Guinea

UV index per month in Papua New Guinea

This graph shows the average UV index per month in Papua New Guinea.

UV index per month in Papua New Guinea

Yearly temperature in Papua New Guinea

This graph shows the average yearly temperature in Papua New Guinea, measured in degrees Celsius.

Yearly temperature in Papua New Guinea

Yearly total precipitation in Papua New Guinea

This graph shows the average yearly precipitation in millimeters in Papua New Guinea.

Precipitation per year in Papua New Guinea

Average weather in Papua New Guinea per month

Click on a month below to see in detail how the weather typically is in Papua New Guinea and what to expect. Based on the historical weather data of Papua New Guinea, you can view the average temperature, precipitation, wind, and UV index for each day of the month.