Jiwaka, Papua New Guinea Climate

Weather: 18.56°C/65.41°F, Wind SW at 1.28 km/h, 98% Humidity, 0% Chance of rain

Papua New Guinea
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Jiwaka Climate Summary

Located at an elevation of 1541.96 meters (5058.92 feet) above sea level, Jiwaka has a Tropical rainforest climate (Classification: Af). The city’s yearly temperature is 17.57ºC (63.63ºF) and it is -5.46% lower than Papua New Guinea’s averages. Jiwaka typically receives about 711.03 millimeters (27.99 inches) of precipitation and has 358.0 rainy days (98.08% of the time) annually.

CountryPapua New Guinea
Longitude144.6972774
Latitude-5.8691154
Attitude/Elevation1541.96m (5058.92ft)
Local timeThursday 20:52
Annual high temperature20.8ºC (69.44ºF)
Annual low temperature13.14ºC (55.65ºF)
Average annual precip.711.03mm (27.99in)
Warmest monthMay (21.2ºC / 70.16ºF)
Coldest MonthAugust (12.29ºC / 54.12ºF)
Wettest MonthMarch (977.72mm / 38.49in)
Driest MonthJune (423.44mm / 16.67in)
Number of days with rainfall (≥ 1.0 mm)358.0 days (98.08%)
Days with no rain7.0 days (1.92%)
Humidity89.66%

Climate Jiwaka: Monthly Averages

MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepNovOctDecYear
Record high °C (°F)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)26.0(78.8)24.0(75.2)25.0(77.0)25.0(77.0)27.0(80.6)26.0(78.8)26.0(78.8)25.0(77.0)27.0(80.6)
Average high °C (°F)20.35(68.63)20.56(69.01)20.64(69.15)20.83(69.49)21.2(70.16)21.02(69.84)20.64(69.15)20.76(69.37)20.95(69.71)21.06(69.91)20.97(69.75)20.63(69.13)20.8(69.44)
Daily mean °C (°F)17.5(63.5)17.58(63.64)17.59(63.66)17.72(63.9)17.89(64.2)17.52(63.54)17.0(62.6)17.13(62.83)17.58(63.64)17.73(63.91)17.84(64.11)17.72(63.9)17.57(63.63)
Average low °C (°F)13.31(55.96)13.57(56.43)13.6(56.48)13.86(56.95)13.56(56.41)13.06(55.51)12.48(54.46)12.29(54.12)12.77(54.99)12.82(55.08)13.12(55.62)13.29(55.92)13.14(55.65)
Record low °C (°F)10.0(50.0)11.0(51.8)11.0(51.8)11.0(51.8)10.0(50.0)10.0(50.0)9.0(48.2)5.0(41.0)10.0(50.0)9.0(48.2)9.0(48.2)9.0(48.2)5.0(41.0)
Average precipitation mm (inches)859.96(33.86)901.33(35.49)977.72(38.49)841.5(33.13)608.5(23.96)423.44(16.67)430.37(16.94)525.89(20.7)607.74(23.93)719.03(28.31)779.47(30.69)857.42(33.76)711.03(27.99)
Average precipitation days (≥ 1.0 mm)30.8228.0931.030.030.029.8229.2729.9129.1830.0929.5530.2729.83
Average relative humidity (%)90.7490.6391.7191.3889.5589.2688.787.6588.2188.489.4190.2389.66
Mean monthly sunshine hours9.589.69.449.5810.1410.2810.2510.4210.1610.9811.7310.3510.21

Climate Graph

The chart below shows the mean monthly temperature and precipitation of Jiwaka in recent years.

Jiwaka

Jiwaka Temperature by Month

May
17.89°C | 64.2°F
November
17.84°C | 64.11°F
October
17.73°C | 63.91°F
April
17.72°C | 63.9°F
December
17.72°C | 63.9°F
March
17.59°C | 63.66°F
February
17.58°C | 63.64°F
September
17.58°C | 63.64°F
June
17.52°C | 63.54°F
January
17.5°C | 63.5°F
August
17.13°C | 62.83°F
July
17.0°C | 62.6°F

Historical Data

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TemperatureMaxAverageMin
Max Temperature24.0°C (75.2°F)20.45°C (68.81°F)17.0°C (62.6°F)
Avg Temperature21.0°C (69.8°F)18.03°C (64.45°F)16.0°C (60.8°F)
Min Temperature16.0°C (60.8°F)14.94°C (58.89°F)14.0°C (57.2°F)
Dew PointMaxAverageMin
Dew Point17.0°C (62.6°F)15.74°C (60.33°F)15.0°C (59.0°F)
PrecipitationMaxAverageMinSum
Precipitation66.0mm | 2.6in33.87mm | 1.33in7.0mm | 0.28in1049.9mm | 41.33in
Snowdepth0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in0.0mm | 0in
WindMaxAverageMin
Wind5.0kmh | 3.11mph2.42kmh | 1.5mph1.0kmh | 0.62mph
Gust Wind8.0kmh | 4.97mph4.06kmh | 2.52mph2.0kmh | 1.24mph
Sea Level PressureMaxAverageMin
Sea Level Pressure66.0mb33.87mb7.0mb
Jiwaka

Daily Observations

TimeTemperatureDew PointHumidityWind SpeedPressurePrecipitation
March° C | ° F° C | ° F%Kph | MphHg | MbTotal (mm/in)
2020-03-0118 | 64.416 | 60.8943 | 1.8629.85 | 101144.4 | 1.75
2020-03-0217 | 62.616 | 60.8972 | 1.2429.88 | 101262.1 | 2.44
2020-03-0321 | 69.815 | 59.0843 | 1.8629.83 | 101011.1 | 0.44
2020-03-0419 | 66.217 | 62.6952 | 1.2429.85 | 101143.6 | 1.72
2020-03-0519 | 66.217 | 62.6942 | 1.2429.83 | 101052.4 | 2.06
2020-03-0620 | 68.016 | 60.8875 | 3.1129.85 | 10117.0 | 0.28
2020-03-0719 | 66.216 | 60.8903 | 1.8629.85 | 101117.7 | 0.7
2020-03-0820 | 68.016 | 60.8903 | 1.8629.83 | 101041.5 | 1.63
2020-03-0918 | 64.416 | 60.8962 | 1.2429.85 | 101123.3 | 0.92
2020-03-1019 | 66.216 | 60.8923 | 1.8629.85 | 101138.4 | 1.51
2020-03-1118 | 64.416 | 60.8963 | 1.8629.88 | 101264.5 | 2.54
2020-03-1217 | 62.615 | 59.0963 | 1.8629.91 | 101318.3 | 0.72
2020-03-1318 | 64.415 | 59.0902 | 1.2429.88 | 101219.3 | 0.76
2020-03-1417 | 62.615 | 59.0942 | 1.2429.85 | 101128.9 | 1.14
2020-03-1516 | 60.816 | 60.8982 | 1.2429.85 | 101136.3 | 1.43
2020-03-1616 | 60.815 | 59.0961 | 0.6229.94 | 101426.2 | 1.03
2020-03-1717 | 62.615 | 59.0953 | 1.8629.94 | 101427.4 | 1.08
2020-03-1818 | 64.415 | 59.0922 | 1.2429.94 | 101423.8 | 0.94
2020-03-1918 | 64.416 | 60.8932 | 1.2429.91 | 101346.3 | 1.82
2020-03-2018 | 64.415 | 59.0922 | 1.2429.88 | 101259.0 | 2.32
2020-03-2118 | 64.416 | 60.8962 | 1.2429.88 | 101230.6 | 1.2
2020-03-2219 | 66.216 | 60.8912 | 1.2429.88 | 101225.1 | 0.99
2020-03-2318 | 64.416 | 60.8952 | 1.2429.85 | 101140.5 | 1.59
2020-03-2418 | 64.416 | 60.8952 | 1.2429.83 | 101033.5 | 1.32
2020-03-2518 | 64.416 | 60.8953 | 1.8629.85 | 101121.2 | 0.83
2020-03-2617 | 62.615 | 59.0943 | 1.8629.88 | 101240.0 | 1.57
2020-03-2719 | 66.216 | 60.8912 | 1.2429.85 | 101142.8 | 1.69
2020-03-2816 | 60.815 | 59.0982 | 1.2429.83 | 101013.2 | 0.52
2020-03-2917 | 62.616 | 60.8962 | 1.2429.83 | 101012.6 | 0.5
2020-03-3018 | 64.416 | 60.8943 | 1.8629.8 | 100966.0 | 2.6
2020-03-3118 | 64.416 | 60.8942 | 1.2429.83 | 101032.9 | 1.3

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