Papua New Guinea Climatic Classifications

Summary: Most regions (22) in Papua New Guinea lie in the Tropical rainforest climate zone (Köppen: Af). The mean average of annual temperatures range from a high of 27.92°C (82.26°F) in Manus to a low of 15.29°C (59.52°F) in Western.

Climate Papua New Guinea: Weather By Month

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)30.46(86.83)30.29(86.52)30.08(86.14)30.04(86.07)30.4(86.72)30.35(86.63)30.16(86.29)30.25(86.45)30.3(86.54)30.55(86.99)30.42(86.76)30.73(87.31)30.73(87.31)
Average high °C (°F)25.74(78.33)25.79(78.42)25.74(78.33)25.81(78.46)26.02(78.84)25.53(77.95)25.05(77.09)25.26(77.47)25.53(77.95)26.02(78.84)26.14(79.05)26.0(78.8)25.72(78.3)
Daily mean °C (°F)23.18(73.72)23.14(73.65)23.13(73.63)23.22(73.8)23.3(73.94)22.86(73.15)22.32(72.18)22.43(72.37)22.78(73.0)23.18(73.72)23.42(74.16)23.43(74.17)23.03(73.45)
Average low °C (°F)19.44(66.99)19.43(66.97)19.5(67.1)19.6(67.28)19.5(67.1)19.21(66.58)18.69(65.64)18.55(65.39)18.8(65.84)18.92(66.06)19.19(66.54)19.47(67.05)19.19(66.54)
Record low °C (°F)11.6(52.88)11.72(53.1)12.13(53.83)12.55(54.59)12.52(54.54)12.37(54.27)11.96(53.53)11.93(53.47)12.23(54.01)11.85(53.33)11.57(52.83)11.81(53.26)11.57(52.83)
Average precipitation mm (inches)602.37(23.72)571.48(22.5)654.4(25.76)564.09(22.21)467.6(18.41)400.35(15.76)365.08(14.37)414.04(16.3)451.99(17.79)509.65(20.06)520.52(20.49)570.28(22.45)507.65(19.99)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)29.1426.2929.3828.2728.0426.7725.9126.2126.5727.5226.7628.3627.44
Average relative humidity (%)84.4684.2985.4585.7785.0585.1684.7384.2484.1883.583.6784.0384.54
Mean monthly sunshine hours10.5310.3110.19.979.729.669.7410.1310.2610.9111.2410.9810.3

Papua New Guinea Climate Graph

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s Cities by Temperature

Papua New Guinea’s states/regions ranking by average yearly temperature:

Madang
27.92°C | 82.26°F
Manus
27.92°C | 82.26°F
East Sepik
27.71°C | 81.88°F
New Ireland
27.6°C | 81.68°F
East New Britain
27.6°C | 81.68°F
Central
27.4°C | 81.32°F
National Capital
27.4°C | 81.32°F
West New Britain
27.09°C | 80.76°F
Milne Bay
26.95°C | 80.51°F
Northern
26.14°C | 79.05°F
Bougainville
25.12°C | 77.22°F
West Sepik
25.04°C | 77.07°F
Morobe
21.01°C | 69.82°F
Gulf
20.37°C | 68.67°F
Eastern Highlands
20.37°C | 68.67°F
Hela
19.03°C | 66.25°F
Jiwaka
17.57°C | 63.63°F
Western Highlands
17.57°C | 63.63°F
Chimbu
17.57°C | 63.63°F
Southern Highlands
17.03°C | 62.65°F
Enga
17.03°C | 62.65°F
Western
15.29°C | 59.52°F

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